All About North Korea’s One & Only, Teeny Tiny, Little Airline

North Korea has a total of one airline. It’s called Air Koryo and it has a fleet of 17 passenger planes (one is only for VIPs) and one cargo plane. And its history is, I have to admit, pretty fascinating:

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A Video Tour Of The Koryo Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea

Erick Tseng is a former Google executive, where, as the Lead Product Manager, he helped launch and grow Android. He’s now a bigwig at Facebook; he was hired to be the company’s Head of Mobile Products in 2010 and is currently involved in their AR/VR product management team.

In 2015, Erik had the opportunity to stay at the Koryo Hotel, located in Pyongyang, the capital and largest city in North Korea. According to Wikipedia, the Koryo is the second largest operating hotel in the North Korea and one of the few hotels the country where foreigners can stay. Built in 1985, it was intended to “showcase the glory and strength of the DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea).”

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