Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Air China restart services to North Korea

Air China have advised that they will be restarting commercial flights to Pyongyang, North Korea from Beijing.

Air China had suspended flights between the two cities back in November, at that time it said poor demand was the casue, however, there had been pressure put upon China to cut the service by the US to further isolate North Korea. It was also at a time of increasing US and UN sanctions. According to a spokesperson for Air China told the media that “market reasons” had dictated the reintroduction of the service.

Tickets for the new service which is scheduled to run on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons were available to bookj on Air China's website.