Air Koryo will expand its international network for the first time in at least four years, when it commences flights to Macau in August.

North Korea’s flag carrier will operate twice weekly flights between Pyongyang and Macau from 2 August, the Civil Aviation Authority of Macau (AACM) confirms.

It adds that Air Koryo applied to the AACM on 17 July to operate the route.

Air Koryo

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It is unclear what aircraft Air Koryo will be using on the route. FlightGlobal has reached out to the authority for confirmation.

According to Cirium’s schedules data, Air Koryo last launched an international destination in April 2015, flying twice-weekly between Shanghai and Pyongyang.

It also operates scheduled services to three other international destinations: Beijing and Shenyang in China, as well as Vladivostok in Russia.

Fleets Analyzer shows that Air Koryo operates 18 aircraft.

Source: Cirium Dashboard