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YanAir looks westward with Krakow launch

YanAir Odessa

YanAir commenced operations from Odessa to Krakow on 22 May, with the Polish airport becoming the carrier’s most westerly destination in its network. To celebrate the new service, the Ukrainian airport baked this simple but informative cake. YanAir will initially serve the 900-kilometre sector twice-weekly (Tuesdays and Fridays), while a third weekly rotation (Sundays) will be added to the schedules from 15 July. The carrier will use its 737-300s on the sector.

YanAir Krakow

A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted to officially open the new route in Poland. Honoured with cutting the ribbon were Taras Strigunenko, Commercial Director, YanAir and Radosław Włoszek, President of the Board, Krakow Airport. Odessa becomes the second destination in Ukraine, after Kiev Boryspil, to see non-stop flights from Krakow.

  • YanAir introduced Krakow (KRK) to its network on 22 May, with the Polish city becoming its most westerly scheduled destination after Lviv in Ukraine. The carrier will serve its newest city from Odessa (ODS), a 900-kilometre sector that it will initially operate twice-weekly (Tuesdays and Fridays), before a third weekly rotation (Sundays) is added to the schedules from 15 July. The airline will use its fleet of 737-300s on the route, of which it presently has two in its fleet, along with two 737-400s and one A321. No competition is offered on this city pair, with Odessa becoming Krakow’s second destination in Ukraine after Kiev Boryspil, a route daily flown by Ukraine International Airlines when referencing OAG schedules. The city will gain a link to Lviv courtesy of Ryanair from October. Besides Krakow, the only other scheduled international destinations flown by YanAir are in Georgia and Israel, namely Batumi, Tbilisi plus Tel Aviv based on the carrier’s online booking engine. See how Odessa and Krakow airports FTWAs compare to others from around the world

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