North Korean airline tickets

This item appears on page 4 of the December 2014 issue.

Tickets now can be purchased online for North Korea’s state-owned airline Air Koryo. In September, Spain-based airline ticket broker Destinia (US residents, phone +34 91 524 24 00, became the first agency to offer the tickets online.

The website offers three round-trip routes: Pyongyang-Beijing, China, starting at $962; Pyongyang-Shenyang, China, from $1,233, and Pyongyang-Vladivostok, Russia, from $1,865.