Articles Tagged ‘Kiev’

Wizz Air announces 26 new routes (and one restart); almost 200 new routes for this summer

Wizz Air announces 26 new routes (and one restart); almost 200 new routes for this summer

With another 27 routes revealed, including eight from Bucharest, eight from Varna, and three from Odesa, we look at the carrier’s summer plans.

Voyage Air to start 8 routes from Varna using rare B737-500; another three routes coming?

Voyage Air to start 8 routes from Varna using rare B737-500; another three routes coming?

Voyage Air to begin 8 routes to Austria, Germany, and Poland, including filling the void left by Germania to Bremen and Münster. We look at what it plans.

Ryanair announces 15 new routes; takes aim at SkyUp

Ryanair announces 15 new routes; takes aim at SkyUp

With 15 new routes from Germany and Ukraine, we look at the where, what, and why of Ryanair’s plans.


Wizz Air announces new base and 7 new routes from 1 July

Wizz Air announces new base and 7 new routes from 1 July

As Wizz Air announces its next Ukraine base, Lviv, with significant stimulation expected, we look at its network from this increasingly important country.

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.

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'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?

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?

Ukraine traffic is booming as Wizz Air looks to introduce low cost services

Ukraine traffic is booming as Wizz Air looks to introduce low cost servicesTraffic has quadrupled at Ukrainian airports in the last seven years and Kiev’s Borispol airport grew by over 20% in 2007. Now Wizz Air wants to introduce low-cost services in the country. Who will be its main competitors and which country markets are currently most popular?