SkyUp Airlines is a relatively new Ukrainian airline that was founded in 2016 and began flying operations in May 2018. It offers charter services and is classed as a low-cost airline.
The airline is based in Ukraine, with 3 base operating airports at Kharkiv International Airport, Boryspil International Airport and Odesa International Airport.
The airline’s plan for their first operational year was to operate international charter flights to popular summer destinations, in addition to scheduled flights to Ukrainian domestic flights. The airline also plans to have some cooperate agreements with Ukraine International Airlines.
SkyUp Airlines flies to many short-haul destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. These destinations include charter, seasonal or scheduled services and include destinations like Nice, Corfu, Bergamo,Turin, Faro, Poprad, Alicante, Colombo etc.
Full list of destinations:
|Albania||Tirana||TIA||Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza|
|Armenia||Yerevan||EVN||Zvartnots International Airport|
|Cyprus||Larnaca||LCA||Larnaca International Airport|
|Czech Republic||Pardubice||PED||Pardubice Airport|
|Czech Republic||Prague||PRG||Václav Havel Airport Prague|
|Egypt||Hurghada||HRG||Hurghada International Airport|
|Egypt||Marsa Alam||RMF||Marsa Alam International Airport|
|Egypt||Sharm El Sheikh||SSH||Sharm El Sheikh International Airport|
|France||Nice||NCE||Nice Côte d'Azur Airport|
|Georgia||Batumi||BUS||Batumi International Airport|
|Georgia||Kutaisi||KUT||David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport|
|Georgia||Tbilisi||TBS||Tbilisi International Airport|
|Greece||Corfu||CFU||Corfu International Airport|
|Greece||Heraklion||HER||Heraklion International Airport|
|Greece||Rhodes||RHO||Rhodes International Airport|
|Greece||Zakynthos||ZTH||Zakynthos International Airport|
|Italy||Bergamo||BGY||Orio al Serio International Airport|
|Italy||Bologna||BLQ||Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport|
|Italy||Lamezia Terme||SUF||Lamezia Terme International Airport|
|Italy||Naples||NAP||Naples International Airport|
|Italy||Rimini||RMI||Federico Fellini International Airport|
|Italy||Rome||FCO||Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport|
|Spain||Barcelona||BCN||Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport|
|Spain||Palma de Mallorca||PMI||Palma de Mallorca Airport|
|Spain||Tenerife||TFS||Tenerife South Airport|
|Sri Lanka||Colombo||CMB||Bandaranaike International Airport|
|Tunisia||Monastir||MIR||Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport|
|Ukraine||Kharkiv||HRK||Kharkiv International Airport|
|Ukraine||Kherson||KHE||Kherson International Airport|
|Ukraine||Kiev||KBP||Boryspil International Airport|
|Ukraine||Lviv||LWO||Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport|
|Ukraine||Odessa||ODS||Odesa International Airport|
|Ukraine||Zaporizhia||OZH||Zaporizhzhia International Airport|
|United Arab Emirates||Sharjah||SHJ||Sharjah International Airport|
Passengers are permitted one piece of free hand luggage up to 7kg. This item must not exceed the dimensions of 55 x 40 x 20cm.
In addition, passengers can take with them onboard a personal item, such as a coat, umbrella, book or child’s travel cradle.
Passengers are also allowed 1 x 23kg of checked luggage, free of charge.
There is currently no opportunity for passengers to check-in online for their flight with SkyUp Airlines.
At the airport, the check-in desk opens 2-3 hours before the flight is due to depart. This will close 45 minutes before the flight departure time.
SkyUp Airlines operates a fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft including these models, the -800NG, -700NG and -900ER. These are all efficient short and medium haul aircraft with good safety records.
Kharkiv International Airport is Kharkiv’s international airport, Ukraine’s second-largest city. The airport was opened in 1954 and currently serves Wizz Air and Ukraine International Airlines as a focus city.
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12th June 2018
SkyUp Airlines will take in two new aircraft this month. The airline has received one A330-200 aircraft which it will wet-lease from Egyptian airline, Air Leisure, and has already used to operate services from 9th June 2018. The second aircraft is a B737-600, which it will receive later in the month.
These two new aircraft will join its fleet that currently consists of two B737-800s which fly between Ukraine and the Mediterranean. SkyUpAirlines has a further two B737 MAX 8s and three B737 MAX10s on order which are expected to be delivered in the next five years.
10th April 2018
SkyUp Airlines has received its first plane, a B737-800, according to Skyliner Aviation. The aircraft was delivered from storage at Marana via Quebéc and Reykjavik to Istanbul, Turkey. The Privately owned Ukrainian low-cost carrier is expecting two more aircraft to enter its fleet this year. SkyUp airlines have a rapid expansion plan to take it through to 2022 seeing it's fleet grows every year. The international flights operated by the new airline will focus on typical leisure destinations from the time being. Countries such as Italy and Bulgaria will be serviced on behalf of the company's parent, tour operator, JoinUp! SkyUp Airlines will also service passengers wishing to take domestic routes. Eventually, the company plans to develop a strong network of low-cost European flights.