Articles Tagged ‘Ukraine’

Zanzibar now East Africa’s fourth-largest airport – seven new airlines

Zanzibar now East Africa’s fourth-largest airport – seven new airlines

Zanzibar has risen three places to fourth-largest airport, thanks to seven new airlines (and one returning), multiple new routes, and new inbound markets.

Ryanair expects to operate 1,615 routes this summer

Ryanair expects to operate 1,615 routes this summer

95% of Ryanair seats are due to touch the UK, Spain, and Italy this coming summer – up from 78% in pre-coronavirus summer 2019.

Windrose begins Skopje from Kyiv Boryspil, a historic milestone

Windrose begins Skopje from Kyiv Boryspil, a historic milestone

Windrose started Skopje on 6 December, marking the first time Ukraine and North Macedonia have been connected by air. Ljubljana is now Kiev’s top unserved route in CEE.


Windrose touches down in Zagreb from Kiev, making history in the process

Windrose touches down in Zagreb from Kiev, making history in the process

Windrose began Kiev Borispol – Zagreb on 4 October, the first time in three decades that the two have been linked non-stop.

Ukraine International to restart JFK via KEF using B737-900ERs; the world's longest 737 route

Ukraine International to restart JFK via KEF using B737-900ERs; the world’s longest 737 route

We examine Ukraine International’s Kiev – JFK, which began in 2014. Last year, 73% of its JFK traffic transiting over Kiev, with Tel Aviv #1.

Belavia grew 90% since 2015; has 43 routes + 614 flights week starting 15 Sept.

Belavia grew 90% since 2015; has 43 routes + 614 flights week starting 15 Sept.

Belarus’ Belavia is not an airline that’s often discussed, but it’s doing interesting things – and it has grown rapidly.


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.

Ryanair's winter growth down to 4% from 13% last winter; France #1

Ryanair’s winter growth down to 4% from 13% last winter; France #1

Winter 2019 sees Ryanair grow by just 4%. The #1 country market for growth is France with three new bases, and the east also stands out this winter.


3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.

Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year

Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year

The leading airports of Ukraine are set to offer 20.79 million seats this year, up from a total of 17.80 million in 2017. Jonathan Ford looks at the which airports are seeing the greatest capacity advancements, the airlines adding the most seats, plus the country markets reaping the benefits of carrier expansion.

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.