Business news from Ukraine


4 March , 2020  

SkyUp Airlines (Kyiv) expanded its fleet with the 11th Boeing 737-900ER aircraft.
According to the press service of the airline, the aircraft with a capacity of 215 seats is listed in the Civil Aircraft Registration under number UR-SQK. The year of production is 2008.
Currently, the aircraft is already painted in the SkyUp livery and is equipped with Split Scimitar winglets to save fuel and improve aerodynamics. In addition, British Acro seats are installed on board.
The aircraft will operate flights in all directions on the airline’s schedule.
According to SkyUp, in 2020, its fleet should be expanded with another such aircraft.
In addition to the new Boeing 737-900ER, the SkyUp Airlines fleet consists of two Boeing 737-700 NG planes, six Boeing 737-800 NG planes and two Boeing 737-900 ER planes.
SkyUp LLC was registered in Kyiv in June 2016. The founder is ACS-Ukraine LLC of Tetiana and Yuriy Alba, who also own the JoinUp! tour operator.
According to the unified register of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, the ultimate beneficiaries of SkyUp are Oleksandr (50%) and Yuriy Alba (50%).
In 2019, SkyUp Airlines completed 12,198 flights and transported more than 1.7 million passengers (the share of scheduled and charter flights in the total number of flights was almost the same).