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North Korea’s Air Koryo to Relaunch Macau Flights

After a 15 years hiatus, the state-owned carrier of one of the most secretive countries in the world, North Korea, will relaunch direct flights from its capital, Pyongyang to Macau, China. The airline will operate two weekly flights services beginning on Aug. 2, 2019. According to Macau’s Civil Aviation Authority’s announcement, Air Koryo applied to operate the new services on April 30. Macau becomes Air Koryo’s fourth destination and the longest route from Pyongyang. The other three destinations are Beijing…

Air China Ends Flights to North Korea Amid Tensions

On Monday, Air China flew its last scheduled flight to Pyongyang, North Korea after operating the route for nine years. The Beijing-based carrier was the only airline in the world which offered flights to the isolated nation, other than North Korea’s own state-sponsored airline, Air Koryo. Despite their shared border,…