Air Koryo (JS, Pyongyang) has been sanctioned by the East China Regional Administration of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) after one of its Tu-204s, P-632 (cn 1450742364012), was forced to make an emergency landing in Shenyang last month.
The twinjet was en-route from Pyongyang to Beijing Capital when the crew reported smoke in the cabin and requested to divert to Shenyang where it made a safe landing. No injuries or casualties occurred.
The European Commission (EC) has updated its EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are therefore subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union (EU).
In its announcement, the EC said that nationally, all airlines certified in Zambia had been cleared from the list while Air Madagascar (MD, Antananarivo) along with a trio of Indonesian airlines - Citilink (QG, Surabaya), ...
Spring Airlines (9C, Shanghai Hongqiao) has shelved plans to begin budget flights to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, citing market conditions among other reasons. Having secured Chinese regulatory approval in January, the LCC was to have commenced 4x weekly flights from Shanghai Pudong in February.
According to an airline source who spoke to the Yonhap News Agency on condition of anonymity, the delay is due solely to capacity limitations and has nothing to do with the recent imposition ...
Spring Airlines (9C, Shanghai Hongqiao) has applied to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for North Korean traffic rights which, if granted, would make it the first budget carrier to serve the reclusive state.
According to WCARN, Spring is planning to operate a 4x weekly Shanghai Pudong-Pyongyang service on-board A320-200 aircraft beginning in February of next year. A decision is expected before year-end.