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North Korea is a country in north-eastern Asia that occupies the northern portion of the Korean Peninsula. North Korea is bordered on the north by China, on the northeast by Russia, on the east by the East Sea (Sea of Japan), on the south by South Korea, and on the west by the Yellow Sea. It has an area of 120,538 sq km (46,540 sq mi). The state of North Korea was established in 1948 as a result of the post World War II- Soviet military occupation of the northern portion of the peninsula. The capital and largest city of North Korea is P'yongyang.

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Air Koryo   

Active 1992 - date

^ Comments : In 1950 SOKAO (Soviet–North Korean Airline) was established as a joint North Korean-Soviet concern to connect Pyongyang with Moscow. Services were suspended during the Korean War, resuming in 1953 as UKAMPS. The state airline was then placed under the control of the Civil Aviation Administration of Korea (CAAK), starting operations on 21Sep1955. It was rebranded to Air Koryo on 28Mar1992. Air Koryo is the state-owned national flag carrier

^ Genealogy : SOKAO (Soviet-North Korean Airline) +>UKAMPS >CAAK >Air Koryo

^ Airline Code : JS : KOR

CAAK (Chosonminhang Korean Airlines)(Air Korea)  updated

Renamed 1955 - 1992

^ Comments : In 1950 SOKAO (Soviet–North Korean Airline) was established as a joint North Korean-Soviet concern to connect Pyongyang with Moscow. Services were suspended during the Korean War, resuming in 1953 as UKAMPS. The state airline was then placed under the control of the Civil Aviation Administration of Korea (CAAK), starting operations on 21Sep1955. It was rebranded to Air Koryo on 28Mar1992. Air Koryo is the state-owned national flag carrier

^ Genealogy : SOKAO (Soviet-North Korean Airline) +>UKAMPS >CAAK >Air Koryo

^ Airline Code :  

Korean Airways   

Unsure 1996* - 1996*

^ Comments : No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :  

^ Airline Code :  

SOKAO (Soviet-North Korean Airline)  updated

Inactive 1950* - 1952

^ Comments : In 1950 SOKAO (Soviet–North Korean Airline) was established as a joint North Korean-Soviet concern to connect Pyongyang with Moscow. Services were suspended during the Korean War, resuming in 1953 as UKAMPS. The state airline was then placed under the control of the Civil Aviation Administration of Korea (CAAK), starting operations on 21Sep1955. It was rebranded to Air Koryo on 28Mar1992. Air Koryo is the state-owned national flag carrier

^ Genealogy : SOKAO (Soviet-North Korean Airline) +>UKAMPS >CAAK >Air Koryo

^ Airline Code :  

UKAMPS  updated

Inactive 1955 - 1970*

^ Comments : In 1950 SOKAO (Soviet–North Korean Airline) was established as a joint North Korean-Soviet concern to connect Pyongyang with Moscow. Services were suspended during the Korean War, resuming in 1953 as UKAMPS. The state airline was then placed under the control of the Civil Aviation Administration of Korea (CAAK), starting operations on 21Sep1955. It was rebranded to Air Koryo on 28Mar1992. Air Koryo is the state-owned national flag carrier

^ Genealogy : SOKAO (Soviet-North Korean Airline) +>UKAMPS >CAAK >Air Koryo

^ Airline Code :  

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