Ukraine: SkyUp changes check-in time for flights

At all airports in Ukraine, check-in for SkyUp Airlines flights will begin 2.5 hours and end 45 minutes before scheduled departure. Boarding will close 20 minutes before departure, the airline’s press service reports. “The update comes into force on January 20. Currently, check-in at Ukrainian airports starts 2 hours and ends 45 minutes before scheduled…

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia to launch trains to territory bordering occupied Crimea

JSC Ukrzaliznytsia in the near future intends to launch trains to the territory bordering the temporarily occupied Crimea. Ukraine cannot launch trains to the peninsula yet, JSC Ukrzaliznytsia Board Chairman Volodymyr Zhmak has declared. “We are working on the resumption of railway connection with the territories adjacent to Crimea. Unfortunately, we cannot enter Crimea itself,”…



Ukraine: passenger traffic at Kyiv metro down in 2020

In 2020, the Kyiv metro carried 279.5 million passengers, down by 215.8 million, or by 56% YoY, Deputy Chairman of Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Hustieliev announced. “The coronavirus pandemic and quarantine restrictions affected the number of passengers carried in the past year. However, the leading stations in terms of passenger traffic remain unchanged. Thus,…

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia carries almost 200,000 passengers during New Year holidays

Ukrzaliznytsia carried 196,100 passengers on long-distance trains during the New Year holidays – between December 31, 2020 and January 3, 2021, the state rail operator’s press service reported. According to the report, 33,100 passengers were transported in Intercity+ high-speed trains during this period. “The greatest demand was for trains going in the western direction, in…