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Old 07-21-2016, 07:58 PM   #175
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Jet operations

Jet operation commenced in 1975, when the first Tupolev Tu-154 was delivered for services ...

... Air Koryo is forbidden from landing at any European airport with this type of aircraft under Convention rules specified in the article.

In March 2010, Air Koryo was allowed to resume operations into the EU with their Tu-204 planes which were fitted with the necessary equipment to comply with mandatory international standards. All other Air Koryo aircraft remain banned from landing in EU airports or overflying EU airspace. ...
There you have it. North Korea isn't permitted to land all of its passenger jets in the EU; however, no one told them their jets couldn't use EU docking ports ... hence the picture.
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