Air Koryo Announces Aviation Enthusiasts Only Charter for May 2012

Hours after the official announcement by North Korean State Media on the Death of leader Kim Jong-Il, flag carrier Air Koryo on 19DEC11 on its official facebook page announced it is planning to operate one-off special charter tour, carrying aviation enthusiasts to North Korea, including internal flight, in May 2012

The charter tour was first announced on 14DEC11 by Juche Travel Services, organizer of the tour, followed by the airline on 15DEC11. However, it appears the tour is still on schedule as it posted an update regarding the tour on the 19th.

Screenshot of the announcement as well as the itinerary as follows:

Link to initial Air Koryo’s announcement on Facebook

Date: 12MAY12 – 19MAY12
Beijing > Pyongyang Ilyushin Il62M (Note initial announcement was Tupolev Tu204)
Pyongyang – Mount Paektu Antonov An24 (Round-Trip)
Pyongyang – Hamhung Ilyushin Il18 (Round-Trip)
Pyongyang > Shenyang Tupolev Tu154

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