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Ukraine International (PS) now serves Krakow (KRK)
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About Ukraine International Airlines (UIA)
Established in 1992, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is the flag carrier and the largest airline of Ukraine.
The airline operates over 1000 international and domestic flights per week more than 3,000 destinations, including Europe, Middle East, the United States and Asia.
Ukraine International Airlines flies to many destinations worldwide including London, Krakow, Odessa, Kiev, Vilnius, Kharkiv, Chisinau, Moscow, Batumi, Athens, Warsaw, Istanbul, Milan, Geneva, Riga, Berlin, Tel Aviv and Tehran.
The Ukraine International Airlines fleet currently comprises of 32 modern aircraft including Boeing 737s, Embraer-190 and Boeing 767s.
In 2015, Ukraine International Airlines received its new IOSA certificate after an IATA Operational Safety Audit.
Ukraine International Airlines Frequent Flyer Program
Ukraine International Airlines operates a frequent flyer program called Panorama Club to reward frequent passengers.
UIA offers its customers the option to pre-order meal services in advance which includes hot lunches, sandwiches, desserts and special meals.
Ukraine International Airlines Baggage
Ukraine International Airlines entitles its passengers to 1 piece of checked baggage of up to 23 kg for economy class flights and 2 pieces on flights to and from USA.
With regards to hand luggage, UIA allows its passengers to one piece of hand luggage with a weight of up to 7kg and dimensions up to 55cm x 40cm x 20cm for Economy and for Business Class passengers one piece of hand luggage of up to 12 kg in weight.
Ukraine International Airlines Check-In
Airport check-in on most flights opens 2 hours before flight departure time and closes 40 minutes before. However, with flights to certain destinations or from certain airports the opening and closing time will differ. Please check for your specific flight beforehand.
The easiest and quickest way to check-in with Ukraine International Airlines is to use their free online check-in system on their website or mobile app. Online check-in opens 14 days before departure and closes 2 hours before departure for all classes. Make sure you remember to print out your boarding pass or download it to your mobile.
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26th June 2018
AirlinePros to assist Ukraine International Airlines in Canadian sales
Ukraine International Airlines and AirlinePros have come to an agreement that will see the later become UIA's General Sales Agent for Canada. Ukraine International Airlines will give AirlinePros the responsibility of taking charge of all the airline's commercial affairs in Canada, mainly focusing on brand growth throughout the country.
Chairman of AirlinePros, James Foster, expressed that they're very pleased to become the GSA for Ukraine International Airlines in Canada. He added that he's confident that the company's connection with members within the Canadian aviation industry will big a big factor in getting UIA the recognition that it's seeking for.
4th June 2018
Ukraine International Airlines relaunch service between Vilnius and Odessa
Ukraine International Airlines will begin flying a non-stop flight between Vilnius Airport (VNO) and Odessa International Airport (ODS). The Ukranian carrier used to operate the service but is now bringing it back due to popular demand. Using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, Ukraine International Airlines will initially run the service two times a week from 13th June 2018. The airline will then increase the frequency of the flight to twice a week from 13th July 2018.
Ukraine International Airlines Communications Director, Evgeniya Satska, stated that the revival of this route helps with the ongoing development of their regional flight schedule.
21st May 2018
Ukraine International Airlines take in additional Boeing aircraft
Ukraine International Airlines, based in Kiev, recently grew out its fleet by adding an extra Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. The new jet was delivered to the airline's hub, Boryspil International Airport (KBP) and is the 30th medium-haul B737 within their fleet.
UIA Communications Director, Yevhenia Satska, stated in a press statement "UIA continues its rapid fleet renewal program. Currently, our fleet contains 30 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft. This year, UIA plans to phase out the last three of its Boeing 737 Classic models from the fleet. All our passengers will now be provided with quality service and comfort on more modern aircraft".
The new Boeing 737 is expected to operate commercial services in the later stages of May.
10th May 2018
Ukraine International Airlines take flight to Delhi
The Ukranian carrier has started operating a service that connects Ukraine's capital, Kiev, with India's capital, Delhi, with the first flight having taken place on 1st May. The airline will fly between its airport hub, Boryspil International Airport (KBP), and Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) three times a week. The airline will carry passengers on the Boeing 767 aircraft and the journey will tak an estimated 6 hours and 55 minutes.
This adds to an array of other Asian routes that are currently on Ukraine International Airlines schedule, including Bangkok, Beijing, Colombo, and others.
2nd May 2018
Ukraine International Airlines launch service between Kiev and Copenhagen
Ukraine International Airlines has started a service that will run nine times a week between Boryspil International Airport (KBP) and Copenhagen Airport (CPH). The service is expected to take 2 hours and 30 minutes and will carry passengers on the Boeing 737 and the Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
10th April 2018
Ukraine International Airlines may sur Ryanair
Ukraine's largest airline, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), CEO Yuriy Miroshnikov said Ryanair has started selling tickets for flights at Kyiv's Boryspil airport without getting permission for the timings. This is encouraging the carrier to consider legal procedings, depending on whether or not its complaints over airport slots are addressed. "Slots which they are expecting to receive are all occupied by Ukraine International flights, transit flights, where the connecting times are very important, where we know, we already understand that airport infrastructure in these peak times is a bottleneck for us," he said. Hopefully the matter will be sorted amicably by the two airlines.
20th February 2018
Ukraine International Airlines amongst the 5 carriers to trannsport 93% of Unranian Airlines passengers in 2017
Ukraine's airlines serviced a total of 10.6 million passengers in 2017. 5 Ukrainian companies transported 93% of the total amount of passengers handled by Ukrainian airlines. The five that did so were Ukraine International Airlines, Windrose, Azur Air Ukraine, Atlasjet Ukraine and Bravo Airways, according to the Center for Transport Strategies citing the statistics published by the State Aviation Service of Ukraine.
Although statistics into which airline carried which proportion of passengers remains unpublished, it said that Windrose boosted its handling 2.5-fold, compared to the 2016 results. At the same time, Atlasjet Ukraine saw a 73.8% rise, Bravo Airways increased its figure by 49.9%. Also, Azur Air Ukraine and Ukraine International Airlines increased their handling by 17.2% and 16.5% respectively. Earlier it was reported that in 2017 Ukraine International Airlines handled a total of 6,93 million passengers.
Altogether, in 2017, a total of 18 Ukrainian airline companies took passengers to the sky. According to the State Aviation Service, charter flights saw the highest growth pace among Ukrainian airlines – 49.2%. A total of 3,8 million of Ukrainian passenger reportedly took charter flights. 85% of such flights were operated by just four airlines: Windrose, Ukraine International Airlines, Azur Air Ukraine and Bravo Airways. Nevertheless, the majority of Ukrainian passengers traveled via scheduled flights – 6.8 million of Ukrainian citizens took this route. This figure indicates an 18% rise from the year before. Altogether, Ukraine’s corporations engaged in aviation services handled a total of 10.6 million passengers.
Ukraine International Airlines, Windrose and Azur Air Ukraine handled over 75% of passengers flying from Boryspil airport. The main source of growth of passenger handling for the airport occurred thanks to the attraction of transit passengers and charter flights. A total of 930.9 passengers traveled on domestic flights between 9 Ukrainian cities operated by 5 airlines. The volume of passengers in 2016 was 17.6% lower. At the same time, more than 9.6 passengers traveled on international flights operated by Ukrainian airlines, indicating a 28.6% rise from the 2016 figure. 5.8 million of those passengers traveled on scheduled flights, which shows an increase of 18.1%.
5th February 2018
Ukraine International Airlines makes an emergency landing
Ukraine International Airlines had to make an emergency landing at Tbilisi airport, en-route from Kiev. It is believed that the aircraft was forced to land at Shota Rustaveli International airport due to issues with its braking system. None of the 132 passengers and 6 crew were injured in the process and local authorities were on stand-by to aid their departure.
4th January 2018
Ukraine International Airlines kick-starts Krakow
Ukraine International Airlines commenced flights to Krakow on 26 December, the airline’s second destination in Poland after Warsaw Chopin. Initially launched six times weekly, the route will operate daily from 8 January on ERJ 145s. The airport pair was last served in November 2011 by Aerosvit Airlines which ceased operations in 2013.
Ukraine International Airlines commenced flights to its second destination in Poland after Warsaw Chopin on 26 December, a 789-kilometre link between Kiev Boryspil and Krakow. Initially launched as a six times weekly service, the route will increase to a daily rotation from 8 January. The carrier will operate the route using ERJ 145s which are operated by Dniproavia. There is no direct competition on the airport pair, with the route having last been flown in November 2011 by Aerosvit Airlines, a carrier which ceased operations in early 2013.
5th December 2017
Ukraine International to open Canadian route
The airline says it will operate thrice-weekly on the route from Kiev, commencing 6 June. Ukraine International will use Boeing 767-300ERs on the service configured in three classes, including a premium-economy cabin. The carrier already features New York JFK on its network.
It states that the opening of a link with Canada has been "long-awaited". Ukraine International operates a fleet of 40 aircraft, over half of which are Boeing 737s, and the airline has signalled that it intends to expand with its first Boeing 777s.
5th October 2017
Ukraine International expands Kiev – Kherson service in W17
Ukraine International Airlines in winter 2017/18 season is expanding Kiev Borispil – Kherson route, currently served once a day. From 29OCT17, the airline will introduce 2nddaily rotation, departing Kiev in the morning hours. Existing evening service will see extra capacity as Embraer E190 (selected dates by Boeing 737) scheduled to replace ERJ145 aircraft.
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18th September 2017
Ukraine International Airlines Part 2: long haul expansion to resume in 2018 as 777s are added
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is planning to resume long haul expansion in 2018 as the airline adds 777s to its fleet. Delhi, Shanghai, Toronto and a second destination in the US are expected to be launched, doubling the size of UIA’s long haul network.
UIA currently only has four long haul destinations – Bangkok, Beijing, Colombo and New York JFK. The airline is predominantly a narrowbody operator, and has been slow to expand its widebody fleet since adding its first widebodies, 767s, in 2013.
UIA believes it now has the short/medium haul network to support more long haul routes, which will rely heavily on transit traffic. Expansion of the long haul network and widebody fleet is part of an overall ambitious plan to double UIA’s fleet over the next five years.
30th August 2017
UIA launches scheduled services to Africa
In spring 2018, Ukraine International Airlines will map a new destination on its flight network in Africa – Cairo. The leading Ukraine`s carrier will launch scheduled services between the capitals of Ukraine and E gypt. Tickets are available on UIA website, at the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. Effective April 6, the carrier will be operating four weekly flights to/from Cairo International Airport on Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737-900 aircraft with two-class cabin configuration – Business Class and Economy Class.. Flight duration is 3 hours 30 minutes. The new flights are scheduled so as to provide optimal connections with UIA domestic services from/to Odesa, Lviv, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhya, Kherson, Ivano-Frankivsk, and Chernivtsi, as well as offer convenient transit scheme to those flying from Europe and Asia. “For nearly a decade, UIA has been implementing the model of a network carrier by gradually enhancing our network, – noted Evgeniya Satska, UIA Corporate Press Secretary. – The UIA scheduled flight program in Africa starts from Cairo, the continent’s second largest hub yielding only to Johannesburg. We hope our clients from Ukraine, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the CIS countries will appreciate the schedule convenience and frequency of Kiev – Cairo services and will take full advantage of vast transit opportunities by traveling via the capital of Ukraine to Egypt and beyond.”
29th August 2017
Ukraine International adds seasonal Eilat/Ovda service in W17
Ukraine International Airlines in winter 2017/18 season plans to offer new seasonal route to Israel, as the airline schedules Kiev Borispil – Eilat/Ovda route. From 30OCT17 to 23MAR18, the airline’s Boeing 737-800 aircraft will operate this route twice a week.
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18th August 2017
UIA launches flights to Eilat
Within the period of 2017/18 Winter Schedule, effective October 30, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Eilat, Israel. Tickets are available on UIA website, at the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. The new double-weekly flights will be operated on Boeing 737-800 aircraft with two-class cabin configuration – Business Class and Economy Class. Flight duration is 3.5 hours. The PS741/42 flights will be operated to/from Ovda International Airport located 60 km north of the city of Eilat. “Israel is increasingly popular with tourists from Ukraine, – noted Evgeniya Satska, UIA Corporate Press Secretary. – Some of them choose Israel to have rest and receive top-class wellness service, others fly to meet friends and family, whilst business clients travel to the Holy Land to establish and develop live business contacts. We decided to enhance our network in Israel and optimize logistics for those planning to visit Eilat. I can’t help mentioning that seeking to attract the widest possible selection of carriers, our colleagues from Ovda Airport offered UIA competitive and economically feasible flight and passenger handling fees. The latter empowers us to offer passengers appealing bargains.”
14th August 2017
Ukraine airlines see 40% rise in passenger transportation in H1, 2017. Ukrainian airlines saw a 40% rise in passenger transportation in January-June 2017 year-over-year, to 4.565 million people. Cargo and mail transportation fell by 9%, to 35,500 tonnes. According to information from the State Aviation Service of Ukraine posted on its website, Ukrainian airlines serviced 42,600 commercial flights in January-June 2017 (25% more than a year ago). Passenger flow via Ukrainian airports increased by 34.1%, to 7.145 million people.
Some 30 Ukrainian airlines serviced passenger and freight transportation by air in H1 2017. Some 18 Ukrainian airlines were involved in passenger transportation. In January-June 2017, five leading airlines serviced 95% of passengers: Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA), Azur Air Ukraine, Windrose, Bravo and Atlasjet Ukraine. UIA carried 24.1% more passengers than in January-June 2016, Azur Air Ukraine – 47% more, Windrose – 4.3 times more, Bravo – 4.5 times more and Atlasjet Ukraine – two times more.
27th July 2017
Ukraine International Airlines details widebody fleet plans
Ukraine International Airlines announced plans to start adding Boeing 777 widebodies to its fleet next year. Four such aircraft, equipped with an on-board entertainment system, will replace the Boeing 767s the carrier currently operates. Ukraine’s largest carrier will start phasing out its Boeing 767s in 2019. It has four of the type, each equipped with 261 seats. The 777s can seat more, meaning the airline is obviously aiming to expand its long-haul capacity.
Once the new aircraft have entered commercial service, UIA says it will expand its long-haul network, possibly by launching flights to Shanghai and Toronto. UIA currently operates 43 aircraft, 12 of which were delivered straight from the assembly line. All of the airline’s planned deliveries will be eight years old or younger. The average age of the carrier’s fleet currently stands at 12 years. The nearest expansion plans include five Boeing 737-800s, to be delivered before year-end, down from the initial plan for eight of the type. Simultaneously, UIA will phase out two of its 737-500s this fall.
22nd June 2017
Ukraine International Airlines has made Budapest its latest European connection, offering a daily service to the Hungarian capital from Kiev Boryspil
Launched on 15 June, the 908-kilometre Ukraine–Hungary capital connection will be flown on the airline’s 737-800s. “With transfers now made possible from Kiev to Almaty, Amman, Bangkok and Tehran, local travellers will also have convenient connections through our newest carrier’s global network,” explains Jost Lammers, CEO, Budapest Airport at the route launch.
With this launch, Ukraine International Airlines now serves 45 destinations in Europe from Boryspil on over 480 weekly flights.
In May 2017, Ukraine International Airlines announced it is offering a new no-frills economy fare for short- and medium-haul routes, available only for tickets purchased six months in advance. The fares are nonrefundable and do not include checked baggage, meals or mileage accrual. One-way fares range from $21 to $109, including taxes and surcharges, and pricing depends on the destination and how far in advance tickets are purchased. In May 2017, Ukraine International Airlines announced it has launched its second route to Milan Bergamo (BGY) this week, starting a daily service to the Italian airport from Kiev Boryspil (KBP). Launched 16 May, the 1,651-kilometre route will be served daily on a mixture of the carrier’s 737-800s and E190s.. The link from the Ukrainian capital will not face any direct competition. The airline started serving Milan Bergamo on 28 April, the day on which it inaugurated a twice-weekly (Mondays and Saturdays) summer seasonal service from Chernivtsi. Milan Bergamo is the second airport in Milan to be served by Ukraine International Airlines, as it already offers daily flights from Boryspil to Milan Malpensa
27th March 2017
Ukraine International Airlines in summer 2017 season plans to introduce additional flights for Milan and Brussels, with overall service increases to 10 weekly.
8th March 2017
Ukraine International Airlines from June 2017 is adding service to Hungary (Borispil – Budapest) route. This route, will be served on daily basis, from 15JUN17.
In November 2016, Ukraine International Airlines celebrated its 24th anniversary on 25th November. By 2021, the carrier also plans to enhance and renew its fleet, expand eastern and south-eastern networks, increase frequencies of westbound flights, and develop transit potential of Kiev Boryspil International Airport and regional hubs in the cities of Ukraine. Ukraine Boryspil Airport saw a 17% rise in passenger flow in 11 months. Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv), Ukraine’s largest airport, in January through November 2016 serviced 7.924 million passengers, and this was 17% up year-over-year and 24% up on 2014. In November 2016 alone the airport serviced 660,000 passengers. It was 30% up on November 2015. In March 2017, Ukraine International Airlines announced it will operated a daily flight from Kiev to Budapest, utilising its fleet of two-class configured 737-800s, the Ukrainian flag carrier will face no direct competition on the 908-kilometre sector. Arrival in the market gives Ukraine International an immediate 50% share of all Ukrainian flights and seats from Budapest. With the restoration of the Kiev Boryspil link, the capital city airport will now offer more than 2,500 weekly seats to the Ukraine, complementing existing services to Kiev Zhulyany.
Ukraine International Airlines set to launch Vilnius - Lviv routes this fall (2016).
On September 16th the route will start operating with three weekly flights in a Boeing 737-500 airplane. Regarding the importance of the route, Indre Baltrusaitiene (head of marketing of Lithuanian Airports), said that this route will be the help improve the air link between Lithuania and Ukraine, as this is now the third destination in the country, the first two being Vilnius to Kiev and Odessa.
Ukraine International Airlines acquire new Boeing
Ukraine International Airlines have just received their newest addition to their fleet: a brand new Boeing 737-800 fresh from Boeing's facilities in the United States. The aircraft is a must have for carriers as Ukraine International Airlines, it has a capacity for 186 passengers in two class seating configuration.
Ukraine International Airline's fleet now consists of 37 aircrafts, 18 of which are B737. This is a specially significant event since this is the first brand new aircraft to arrive in Ukraine since crisis hit the country. The purchase responds to the 2016 strategy of fleet renewal and expansion program.
Ukraine International Airlines continues to grow by adding a route between Gdansk - Ivano-Frankovsk starting 25 June 2016
Ukraine International Airlines continues to grow by adding a route between Gdansk - Ivano-Frankovsk starting 25 June 2016! Ukraine International Airlines, the national carrier, has continue to grow by adding a new route between Gdansk - Ivano-Frankovsk starting 25 June 2016. This route will be operated on Tuesday and Saturday. Ukraine International Airlines flies to 61 destinations with 34 aircraft and operates 77 routes with 121 daily flights.
Ukraine International Airlines started four new services last month, from Ivano-Frankivsk to Alicante, Gdansk and Valencia, as well as a route from Vinnytsia to Warsaw Chopin. The first three routes will be flown from E190s aircrafts while the one to Poland will be flown on a B737-500. The routes are all seasonal operations for this summer and currently face no competition.
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Boryspil International Airport
Boryspil International Airport is an international airport in Kiev, Ukraine. It is the country's largest airport and is the hub airport for Ukraine International Airlines. The airport has two runaways and can handle 8 million passengers every year. Other airlines which fly to and from Boryspil International Airport include Aeroflot, airBaltic, British Airways, Belavia, Estonian Air, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and Royal Jordanian.
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