Articles Tagged ‘Donetsk’

Leak of the Week: Wizz Air to link Warsaw and Gdansk to Tel Aviv; Polish routes to Dubai World Central also planned

Leak of the Week: Wizz Air to link Warsaw and Gdansk to Tel Aviv; Polish routes to Dubai World Central also planned

Its back! anna.aero again brings you the latest route development rumours, and it is Wizz Air’s increasingly eastwards looking expansion plans that go back under the network planning microscope.

Wizz Air sets up second Ukraine base at Donetsk; adds first ever route to Kosice in Slovakia from London Luton

Wizz Air sets up second Ukraine base at Donetsk; adds first ever route to Kosice in Slovakia from London Luton

Wizz Air is to open its second base in Ukraine. Donetsk is already served from Kutaisi, and soon from Dortmund, but routes to London, Memmingen, Milan and Rome will also be added. Slovakia is now also back on the airline’s route map, after a brief flirtation with Bratislava some years ago.

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?


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 […]

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?

Ukraine International Airlines upgrades all-Boeing fleet; new routes from Kiev to Geneva and Tel Aviv starting soon

Ukraine International Airlines upgrades all-Boeing fleet; new routes from Kiev to Geneva and Tel Aviv starting soon

UIA and AeroSvit are battling to be the leading airline in Ukraine. Who’s winning? Where does UIA fly to (and how often) and which are its newest routes? Which aircraft have been added to the fleet recently?