Tag : north-korea

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How Kim Jong Un and the North Korean Delegation Traveled to the Singapore Summit

After weeks of speculation, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un answered how he would arrive at the summit with US president Donald Trump by stepping off an Air China 747 (B-2447) in Singapore. Air China supplied a pair of aircraft for the summit, including Kim’s transport, while North Korean national carrier Air Koryo sent two aircraft to Singapore as well. (more…)

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AvTalk Episode 4: North Korea, Goodbye 747-200s, and Patterns in the Sky

In episode 4, we learn how most airlines navigate their way around North Korea, sit down with Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren to talk about the last US-based 747-200 flight, and learn about tracking aircraft that may be broadcasting the sporting event you’re watching on TV. (more…)

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A Look at Airspace in North Korea and the Surrounding Area

Over the past few days, we’ve received quite a few questions about airspace over North Korea and South Korea. The most common question: is North Korean airspace always that empty? And second, do you have coverage there? We’ve also been asked about patterns of flights to and from South Korea and Japan. In this post, we’ll answer some questions and take a look at airspace on the Korean Peninsula. (more…)