Ukraine International Airlines commenced services between Kharkiv and Kutaisi on 18 December. The route will operate twice-weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. The Georgian Airport celebrated the launch with a traditional cake cutting ceremony.
- Ukraine International Airlines commenced services between Kharkiv (HRK) and Kutaisi (KUT) on 18 December. The 983-kilometre sector will operate twice-weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays, with flights on the former day being operated by the carrier’s 737-800s, while the latter will see the airline use its 737-500s. Flights on both days will leave the Ukrainian facility at 21:30, arriving into Kutaisi at 02:10 the following morning. The return sector leaves Georgia at 03:10 the next day, landing back in Kharkiv at 04:00. The airport pair faces no direct competition. Kharkiv becomes the second route for Ukraine International Airlines from Kutaisi with the carrier also serving Kiev Boryspil.