A New Aircraft for a Classless Workers Paradise

Via North Korea Econ Watch, here are photos of Air Koryo’s new Tupolov 204. Beijing wouldn’t let the old Russian clunkers land, so they insisted on new Russian clunkers. Nice to see China acting as aviation safety regulator given (ironically for a nominally communist state) their market power over Pyongyang.

I especially cherish the photo of Air Koryo’s business class cabin while the back of the plane disembarks.

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