The Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv) in January-May 2019 increased passenger flow by 18.1% year-over-year, to 5.168 million people, the airport’s press service has told Interfax-Ukraine.
At the same time, passenger traffic on international flights amounted to 4,755 million people (growth by 19.1%), on domestic – 412,900 (growth by 7.5%).
In general, in January-May 2019, the airport serviced 40,502 flights (an increase of 11.2%), including 35,215 international and 5,287 domestic flights.
In January-May 2019, on regular flights, the Boryspil airport received and sent 4.113 million people. (a rise of 21% over the same period in 2018), on irregular flights – 1.055 million people (a rise of 7%).
The number of transfer passengers since the beginning of 2019 amounted to 1.243 million, which is 6% more than in the same period of 2018. The share of transfer passengers of the total passenger traffic was 24% (a decrease of 3 percentage points).
In May of this year, the passenger traffic of the Boryspil airport amounted to 1.358 million people, which is 20.5% more than in May last year.
Passenger traffic on international flights in May amounted to 1.262 million passengers (an increase of 21.3%), on domestic flights – 6,000 (an increase of 11.2%).
In general, in May, the airport serviced 9,943 flights (an increase of 14.7%), including 8,735 international and 1,208 domestic flights.
The most popular destinations in May were Sharm el-Sheikh, Antalya, Tel Aviv, Istanbul and Hurghada.