Georgia: passenger air traffic up in H1 2019

Georgia’s three international airports serviced 2,489,823 passengers in January-June, up by 18.24% YoY, said the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency. The number of passengers who took regular or charter flights in Georgia increased in all three main airports of the country: Tbilisi Shota Rustaveli International Airport, Batumi Aleksandre Kartveli International Airport and Kutaisi David Aghmashenebeli International…

Ukraine: UIA launches combined aircraft + bus service

On July 1 Ukraine International Airlines in cooperation with JSC “Atass-Borispol” launched intermodal transportation between Vinnytsia and Boryspil International Airport. Through tickets are available on UIA website, at UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. The UIA combined services connecting Vinnytsia and Kyiv are operated daily on Neoplan buses. Buses depart from Terminal D, Boryspil…

Ukraine: Lviv International Airport passenger flow on international flights up in June 2019

Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport serviced 227.4 thousand passengers in June, up by 30.8% YoY, according to a report posted on the airport’s official Facebook page. In June the number of passengers serviced on international flights totaled 208.8 thousand (+34.9%), and on domestic flights – 18.6 thousand (-2.1%). The number of flights over the reporting…

Ukraine: Kyiv receives new trolleybuses of local make

Bogdan Motors Corporation began shipping trolleybuses as part of a contract with Kyivpastrans Municipal Enterprise, the company’s press service has reported. “Kyiv has already received two of 55 19-meter Bogdan T90110 trolleybuses,” the report says. The corporation intends to fulfill the contract before the end of this year. At present, over 200 Bogdan trolleybuses are…

Uzbekistan: UzAir waiting for Ukraine’s Zelensky’s statement to resume flights to Kyiv

Representatives of Uzbekistan Airways expect a statement from the new president of Ukraine about resumption of flights to Kyiv and Simferopol, annexed by Russia. The director of the commercial department Shukhrat Hudaykulov stated that flights to Kyiv could be intensified through charter flights. Uzbekistan Airways has an agreement for charter flights to Kyiv with one…

Georgia: Air Malta launches Malta-Tbilisi flights

Air Malta, the flag carrier airline of Malta, is launching Malta-Tbilisi flights starting from July 4, announces the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA). Flights will be carried out every Thursday by an Airbus A320 type aircraft. “These seasonal regular flights will be carried out until September 18”, said a spokesperson from the GCAA. A GCAA…

Ukraine: Ryanair launches new flight from Kharkiv to Polish Krakow

Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan said Europe’s largest discount carrier Ryanair performed its first flight from Ukraine’s Kharkiv International Airport (the city of Kharkiv) to Poland’s Krakow on June 17. “After Lviv and Kyiv became well-established parts of Ryanair’s grid, and many people began taking that for granted (choosing to forget that this only started…

Kyrgyzstan: Germany interested in Manas International Airport

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev met with the delegation of the Munich International Airport, headed by Managing Director Ralf Gaffal, the Information Support Department of the Government’s Office reported. Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev outlined that the Cabinet of Ministers, together with international financial institutions, was actively working to launch a public-private partnership project for the development…