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IRISH LOW COST AIRLINE RYANAIR TO LAUNCH FLIGHTS FROM KHERSON TO KATOWICE

The Irish low cost airline Ryanair (Dublin) will launch direct flights from Kherson to Katowice (Poland) from January 15, 2020.
According to the airline’s reservation system, flights will be operated twice a week on Wednesdays and Sundays. The flight duration is two hours.
The cost of one ticket without baggage is from EUR19.27.
The actual operator will be the Polish low cost airline Buzz (formerly Ryanair Sun), which is part of Ryanair Group.
As reported, earlier Ryanair announced the start of flights from Kherson to Poland’s Krakow and Vienna (Austria).
Kherson became the fifth city in Ukraine, from which the Irish low cost air carrier operates.
In 2020, Ryanair intends to increase passenger traffic on Ukrainian flights by 33%, to more than 2.1 million people.
Ryanair entered the Ukrainian market in 2018. For the first months, the low cost carrier performed flights from Boryspil Airport and Lviv. In June 2019, the airline began operating flights from Kharkiv and Odesa, then announced flights from Kherson.

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UKRAINIAN MOTOR SICH AIRLINE CANCELS MOST FLIGHTS FROM KYIV TO ODESA AND LVIV

Motor Sich airline cancels most flights from Kyiv to Odesa and Lviv, focusing on flights from Zaporizhia to Kyiv and Minsk (Belarus).
According to the airline’s Facebook page, flights to Kyiv will be operated twice a day, to Minsk four times a week.
The airline said flights from Kyiv to Odesa and Lviv were canceled from November 9 to December 20. At the same time, the number of flights from Zaporizhia to Kyiv and Minsk doubles.
Motor Sich airline is a structural subdivision of PJSC Motor Sich (Zaporizhia), an enterprise developing, manufacturing, repairing and servicing aircraft gas turbine engines for airplanes and helicopters, as well as industrial gas turbine units.
Currently, the airline operates a fleet of nine aircraft, carrying out regular passenger international and domestic flights, passenger and cargo charter flights, as well as special flights that support the operations of the main company.
The airline’s base airport is Zaporizhia International Airport.

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UKRAINIAN LOW COST AIRLINE LAUNCHES FLIGHTS FROM KHARKIV TO KYIV

The Ukrainian low cost airline SkyUp Airlines (Kyiv) will launch direct regular flights from Kharkiv to Kyiv from October 25.
According to the company’s press service, flights will be operated three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The cost of a one-way ticket without baggage is from UAH 498.
“Thus, Kharkiv citizens will be able to fly to the capital with two air carriers: UIA and SkyUp Airlines,” the carrier said in a statement.
On October 29, SkyUp Airlines will resume flights to Sharjah (the UAE). Their cost will start from UAH 3,218 one way.
SkyUp Airlines LLC was registered in Kyiv in June 2016. The founder is ACS-Ukraine LLC of Tetiana and Yuriy Alba, who also own JoinUp! tour operator.

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UKRAINIAN LOW COST AIRLINE SKYUP STARTS FLIGHTS FROM KYIV TO LVIV

Ukrainian low cost airline SkyUp (Kyiv) on October 17 launched Kyiv-Lviv flights.
The press service of the airline reported that before October 26, 2019, the flights will be operated twice a week – on Thursdays and Sundays. From October 27, the number of flights will increase to four per week – on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The cost of a ticket without baggage starts from UAH 508.
“Today, we have launched flights between two Ukrainian cities with million population – Kyiv and Lviv… We will continue further developing internal flights, because this is one of the priority areas of our strategy,” the press service of SkyUp airlines said, citing CEO Yevhen Khainatsky.
In addition, SkyUp said that also on October 17, 2019, Kharkiv-Lviv flights were launched.
SkyUp Airlines LLC was registered in Kyiv in June 2016. The founder is ACS-Ukraine LLC of Tetiana and Yuriy Alba, who also own JoinUp! tour operator.

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LOW COST AIRLINE RYANAIR PLANS TO INCREASE PASSENGER TRAFFIC ON UKRAINIAN FLIGHTS BY 33%

The Irish low cost airline Ryanair (Dublin) intends to carry more than 2.1 million passengers on Ukrainian flights in 2020, which is 33% more than in 2019.
This was announced by Ryanair Chief Commercial Officer David O’Brien at a briefing with Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Krykliy in Kyiv.
According to him, in 2020 Ryanair plans to open 18 routes in Ukraine, two of which are new from Lviv to Budapest and from Kharkiv to Warsaw (twice a week). In 2020, the company will operate 43 routes from Ukraine.
Ryanair entered the Ukrainian market in 2018. The first months the low cost carrier operated flights from Boryspil and Lviv airports. In June 2019, the airline began flights from Kharkiv and Odesa.
Ryanair daily operates over 2,400 flights to/from 200 airports located in 37 countries. Last fiscal year, the company transported 130.3 million people. Its fleet has 460 Boeing-737 aircraft.

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IRISH LOW COST AIRLINE RYANAIR LAUNCHES FLIGHTS FROM KHERSON TO KRAKOW

The Irish low cost airline Ryanair (Dublin) launches direct flights from Kherson to Krakow on December 21, 2019.
Flights will be operated twice a week, Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Krykliy said during a briefing after meeting with Ryanair Chief Commercial Officer David O’Brien in Kyiv.
Ryanair entered the Ukrainian market in 2018. The first months the low cost carrier operated flights from Boryspil and Lviv airports. In June 2019, the airline began flights from Kharkiv and Odesa.
As reported, Ryanair from April 2020 will begin to fly on the Lviv-Budapest route.
Ryanair daily operates over 2,400 flights to/from 200 airports located in 37 countries. Last fiscal year, the company transported 130.3 million people. Its fleet has 460 Boeing-737 aircraft.

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