File: Air China Boeing 737-79L (B-2612)/Photo by CARNOC.com Xu Jian
Air China plans to suspend its Beijing-Pyongyang service from November 12, 2016 to March 25, 2017, Airline Route reported.
Now, the Beijing-based carrier operates three flights weekly to North Korea's capital, using Boeing 737 aircraft. From Oct. 16 to Nov. 11, Air China will cut the frequency to twice weekly.
Besides Air China, North Korea's flag carrier Air Koryo operates direct flights (JS152, JS252) between Beijing and Pyongyang five-times weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.