Articles Tagged ‘Ukraine’

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.

Odessa leads Ukrainian traffic recovery; new terminal set to open in 2016 when passenger levels will once again pass one million mark

Odessa leads Ukrainian traffic recovery; new terminal set to open in 2016 when passenger levels will once again pass one million mark

Having seen traffic quadruple between 2003 and 2013, Odessa International Airport suffered a 20% drop in 2014. But this year the airport is leading the country’s recovery in air passenger demand and welcomed back Austrian Airlines.


Russian market set for changes as Aeroflot to absorb Transaero Airlines; fastest-growing Russian airports and airlines revealed

Russian market set for changes as Aeroflot to absorb Transaero Airlines; fastest-growing Russian airports and airlines revealed

We reveal the top airports and airlines in Russia in the first half of 2015 and how they compare with 2014. We also report on which country markets have seen the biggest changes in capacity in the last two years.

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.

Wizz Air shrinking in Poland and Czech Republic, growing in Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine

Wizz Air shrinking in Poland and Czech Republic, growing in Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine

Wizz Air’s capacity is up 9% this summer, but 25 routes have left the network completely to help make room for over 60 new ones. A further 26 routes have relocated to nearby airports. Most of Wizz Air’s network growth is coming from markets where Ryanair does not have much of a presence, if any, […]