Air China W17 Pyongyang service update as of 21NOV17

Star Alliance member Air China on 20NOV17 operated its last Beijing – Pyongyang flight, with few posting on Chinese social media platform Weibo claimed this is the carrier’s last flight to North Korea.

Initially, Air China converted this summer seasonal service back to year-round with 2 weekly flights in winter 2017/18 season, during its first major schedule update in late-June 2017. Earlier this month, schedule changes shows service temporary suspended from 14NOV17, with no resumption date. Reservation for summer season also removed earlier this month.

Air China on 17NOV17 and 20NOV17 operated 1 extra flight each, carrying high-level Chinese envoy for the 4-day visit in North Korea. Based on Weibo posting, remaining Air China staff stationed in Pyongyang returned to Beijing on the same aircraft with the Chinese envoy.

CA121 PEK1335 – 1550FNJ 73G
CA122 FNJ1650 – 1820PEK 73G

Air China added Beijing – Pyongyang route in January 2008, initially offering year-round flight.

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