Articles Tagged ‘Ukraine’

Lviv Airport traffic up 30% this summer; welcomes new international routes from Belavia, SprintAir and Ukraine International Airlines

Lviv Airport traffic up 30% this summer; welcomes new international routes from Belavia, SprintAir and Ukraine International Airlines

Located close to the Polish border, the airport serving Ukraine’s seventh biggest city is having a great summer. We look at the development of Lviv Airport’s traffic since 2000, its seasonality and which routes have been added and dropped in the last 12 months.

Odessa leads Ukrainian traffic recovery; new terminal set to open in 2016 when passenger levels will once again pass one million mark

Odessa leads Ukrainian traffic recovery; new terminal set to open in 2016 when passenger levels will once again pass one million mark

Having seen traffic quadruple between 2003 and 2013, Odessa International Airport suffered a 20% drop in 2014. But this year the airport is leading the country’s recovery in air passenger demand and welcomed back Austrian Airlines.

Russian market set for changes as Aeroflot to absorb Transaero Airlines; fastest-growing Russian airports and airlines revealed

Russian market set for changes as Aeroflot to absorb Transaero Airlines; fastest-growing Russian airports and airlines revealed

We reveal the top airports and airlines in Russia in the first half of 2015 and how they compare with 2014. We also report on which country markets have seen the biggest changes in capacity in the last two years.


Ukraine International Airlines, Wizz Air Ukraine, UTair Ukraine help rise to challenge after AeroSvit's collapse

Ukraine International Airlines, Wizz Air Ukraine, UTair Ukraine help rise to challenge after AeroSvit’s collapse

When Ukraine saw its largest airline collapse, other carriers stepped up and more than replaced the lost capacity. We look to see how air traffic in the Ukraine has developed in recent years, and list the more than 50 new services which have launched from Kiev (and other cities) since the beginning of the year.

Wizz Air shrinking in Poland and Czech Republic, growing in Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine

Wizz Air shrinking in Poland and Czech Republic, growing in Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine

Wizz Air’s capacity is up 9% this summer, but 25 routes have left the network completely to help make room for over 60 new ones. A further 26 routes have relocated to nearby airports. Most of Wizz Air’s network growth is coming from markets where Ryanair does not have much of a presence, if any, […]

Ukraine's airports and airlines set for record thanks to Euro 2012; Kiev Borispol Airport grew by 20% in 2011!

Ukraine’s airports and airlines set for record thanks to Euro 2012; Kiev Borispol Airport grew by 20% in 2011!

They may have just been knocked out of Euro 2012 but Ukraine’s airports and airlines are undoubtedly benefiting from the event. Last year was a great one for Ukraine but which airlines have already started new routes in 2012 and which new local airline has started domestic flights?


Wizz Air still #1 LCC in most of its 'home' markets; fighting hard with Ryanair for leadership in Hungary and Poland

Wizz Air still #1 LCC in most of its ‘home’ markets; fighting hard with Ryanair for leadership in Hungary and Poland

Wizz Air’s fleet will reach 40 aircraft this summer but how are they distributed across the airline’s 15 bases? Which country markets are the most popular from the bases and how much competition does the airline face from easyJet and Ryanair in its ‘home’ markets?

Lviv’s new terminal opens for business; Melbourne and Chengdu become sister airports; Silver Airways upgrades Bahamas service; Turkish gears up for its Passenger Portraits campaign

Lviv’s new terminal opens for business; Melbourne and Chengdu become sister airports; Silver Airways upgrades Bahamas service; Turkish gears up for its Passenger Portraits campaign

While the dust has settled following the busy season change period and it now is back to business as usual, anna.aero reports on the latest other celebrations. Which two airports in Asia-Pacific signed a cooperation agreement? How does Turkish Airlines use its sports sponsorships in its latest marketing campaign? And which airport in the Ukraine […]

Wizz Air's Kiev base now serves 12 destinations with addition this week of Barcelona (Girona) and Valencia

Wizz Air’s Kiev base now serves 12 destinations with addition this week of Barcelona (Girona) and Valencia

Wizz Air began operations in the Ukraine back in July 2008 but how has their network evolved since then? Which destinations are currently served and how regularly? How many aircraft are now based in Kiev and what scheduling characteristic do the two newest routes share?


flydubai to start seven weekly flights to fast-growing airports: Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkiv from September

flydubai to start seven weekly flights to fast-growing airports: Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkiv from September

Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai, flew into Kiev to announce his airline’s entry into the fast-growing Ukraine airport market with new routes from Dubai to Kiev (3-weekly), Donetsk (2) and Kharkiv (2) starting mid-September. Kiev Borispol’s traffic soared 16% last year to 6.7 million. Ukraine will co-host (with Poland) next year’s EURO 2012 football […]

AeroSvit has launched 20 new routes this year including 12 from Kiev; reports record passenger numbers in August

AeroSvit has launched 20 new routes this year including 12 from Kiev; reports record passenger numbers in August

AEA member AeroSvit started the year slowly, but is now setting passenger records. Which new routes has it added this year and which countries in Europe does it notably not serve? And which recently launched aircraft type does it operate?

Ukraine’s rapid growth faltered in 2009; Kiev leads recovery in 2010 as Aerosvit and Ukraine International add new routes

Ukraine’s rapid growth faltered in 2009; Kiev leads recovery in 2010 as Aerosvit and Ukraine International add new routes

Ukraine’s airport traffic had been growing rapidly in recent years, but 2009 saw traffic fall by 15%. How dominant is Kiev, and which carriers have started new routes since the beginning of 2009? And what sporting event will boost traffic in 2012?