I wrote about North Korean state airline Air Koryo at least as far back as 2007.
They first introduced online booking to their website about a year and a half ago, and it’s a good thing they did!
My favorite thing about Air Koryo is that the communist state airline offers more than one class of service.
Lucky loves that they will sell you up to five extra seats if you are fat (even though they don’t have more than 3 seats in a row).
In the comments to his post, it was pointed out that their online booking tool has a mistake fare!
Now, Air Koryo doesn’t publish its fares through the traditional distribution systems. Search for fares on this route, I don’t come up with the mistake.
ITA Software doesn’t find any service on the route either, since it can’t access Air Koryo’s schedules.
Fortunately the Air Koryo booking tool is robust. And I come up with the fare right away!
Oddly I wonder if the price isn’t zero but actually negative $1. There seems to be an online booking fee (Air Koryo taking commercial cues from Spirit Airlines?). But the total price comes out $1 below the booking fee amount.
Get ’em while they’re hot, people! But bear in mind that travel to and from North Korea on this fare may not be treated kindly by @KimJongNumberUn.
Now, a good fare to fly on Kim Jong Un’s private jet on the other hand… That’s certain death.
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