Ukraine: Kyiv International Airport passenger flow up in January-October 2018

Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) serviced 2.424 million passengers in January-October, up by 56.3% YoY, the airport’s press service reports. The number of passengers serviced on international flights totaled 2,351.2 thousand, and on domestic flights – 73 thousand. The number of flights in January-October included 25,904 both arrivals and departures, up by 32.9% (of…

Kazakhstan: new airline route to be launched

For the first time ever Kazakhstan’s SCAT air carrier plans to launch a new airline route to the capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, from Astana city, the company’s Facebook account reads.

Astana-Dushanbe-Astana flights will be performed twice a week on Fridays and Sunday by CRJ 200 craft from December 14 this year. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: SkyUp gets permission for all new routes

The State Aviation Administration of Ukraine has satisfied all applications from the low cost airline SkyUp for new regular and charter flights. This is stated in the newsletter issued by the Administration’s commission following its meeting on October 29. Thus, SkyUp is allowed to fly regularly from Kyiv to Kharkiv, Poprad (Slovakia) and Abu Dhabi…

Ukraine: Ryanair launches flights from Kyiv’s Boryspil airport to another six cities in Europe

One of Europe’s largest low-cost airlines, Ryanair, on October 28 launched flights from Kyiv’s Boryspil Airport to another six cities in Europe, namely Vilnius (Lithuania), Warsaw and Bydgoszcz (both in Poland), Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain), Bratislava (Slovakia), and London (the United Kingdom). Flights to Vilnius are scheduled for Mondays, Fridays and Sundays. The first flight to…

Kyrgyzstan: all airports considered dangerous

All takeoffs and departures from the airports of Kyrgyzstan are considered dangerous, Gulzada Ibraimova, the head of the Transport Safety Control Department of the State Environmental and Technical Safety Inspectorate, said at a round table discussion. According to her, not a single airport in Kyrgyzstan meets the standards of the Land Code of the Kyrgyz…