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TRAFFIC IN BORYSPIL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT EXCEEDS 2018 LEVEL

Passenger traffic in Boryspil International Airport as of October 21, 2019 exceeded the figure for the whole of 2018 (12.6 million people) and amounted to 12.633 million passengers, the airport reports on Facebook. “The beginning of the week and we have good news! Today Boryspil International Airport has served 12.633 million passengers. And this is more than for the whole of 2018,” the airport said.
As reported, in January-September 2019 the airport increased passenger traffic by 22.5% compared to the same period in 2018, to 11.623 million people. Passenger traffic on international flights for the indicated period amounted to 10.8 million people (an increase of 23.7%), on domestic flights some 831,200 people (an increase of 8.8%).
In 2018, Boryspil Airport increased passenger traffic by 19%, to 12.6 million people.
Boryspil International Airport is the largest one in Ukraine with a total area of about 1,000 hectares.

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BORYSPIL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT INCREASES PASSENGER TRAFFIC BY 22.5%

Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv) in January-September 2019 increased passenger traffic by 22.5% compared to the same period in 2018, to 11.623 million people, the press service of the airport has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Passenger traffic on international flights for the indicated period amounted to 10.8 million people (an increase of 23.7%), in the domestic sector some 831,200 people (an increase of 8.8%).
The number of flights for January-September 2019 amounted to 84,400 for arrival/departures, which is 16.1% more than in the same period in 2018, in particular 74,340 international flights (more by 18.2%), and 10,080 domestic flights (2.8% more).
In September 2019, passenger flow in Boryspil amounted to 1.649 million people, which is 27.6% more than in September 2018. At the same time, passenger traffic on international flights amounted to 1.552 million people (29.3% more), on domestic flights some 97,200 (6.1% more).
The number of flights in September 2019 amounted to 11,443 for arrival/departure, which is 24.7% more than in the same period in 2018, including 10,290 international flights (28% more), and 1,150 domestic trips (up by 1.6%).

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DNIPRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT INCREASES PASSENGER FLOW BY 14%

The Dnipro international airport increased passenger flow by 14.2% in January-September 2019 year-over-year, to 263,071 people.
According to the airport’s website, passenger traffic on international flights amounted to 156,800 people, on domestic flights – 106,200 people.
In September 2019, the passenger flow of the airport amounted to 39,200 people, which is 31.2% more than in September last year.
As reported, DCH Group, a Ukrainian industrial and financial group of Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, is ready to invest in the reconstruction of the Dnipro international airport.
The Dnipro International Airport (formerly Dnipropetrovsk) has been operating since 1943. It became an independent enterprise only in 2011. It is located 5 km southeast of Dnipro city.

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90% OF DEPARTURE FLIGHTS FROM KHARKIV AIRPORT SERVICED IN LINE WITH TIMETABLE

In September 2019, 10% of departure flights from the Kharkiv international airport (MAX) were serviced with deviation from the timetable, and the rest of the flights – in line with the timetable, the press service of the airport has reported. “In September 2019, 90% departure flights were serviced in line with the timetable, 4% within the 15-30 minute deviation from the timetable and 1% with over two-hour deviation from the timetable,” the airport said.
Belavia, Ellinar and YanAir Airlines are leaders of the punctuality raging. They serviced their flights in line with the timetable. SkyUp Airlines (96%), Pegasus Airlines (94%), Turkish Airlines (94%) and Windrose Airlines (92%) had small deviations from the timetable.
As reported, in August 89.53% of flights were serviced in line with the timetable in the airport.

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MOST POPULAR INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS IN KYIV AIRPORT ARE MINSK, WARSAW, SHARM EL-SHEIKH, ROME, VIENNA

Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport served 2.009 million passengers in January-September 2019, which is 7.2% less than in January-September 2018.
According to statistics released by the airport’s press service, the number of passengers served on international flights for the nine months amounted to 1.959 million, on domestic flights some 50,200.
The number of flights in January-September 2019 amounted to 21,264 for arrival/departure, which is 8.3% less than in the same period in 2018, in particular 17,835 international flights and 3,429 domestic flights.
The most popular international destinations for the indicated period were Minsk (Belarus), Warsaw (Poland), Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), Rome (Italy), Vienna (Austria), Ankara (Turkey), Berlin (Germany), internal – Odesa, Zaporizhia, and Lviv.
In September 2019, the airport served 153,800 passengers, which is 50% less than in September 2018. The number of passengers served on international flights amounted to 151,400, on domestic flights some 2,400.
At the same time, the number of flights in September amounted to 1,601 for arrival/departure, which is 48.2% less than in the same period in 2018, including 1,344 international and 257 domestic.

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DCH GROUP WANTS TO INVEST IN RECONSTRUCTION OF DNIPRO AIRPORT

DCH Group, a Ukrainian industrial and financial group of Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, is ready to invest in the reconstruction of Dnipro International Airport.
According to the press service of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, the project for the reconstruction of the airport was discussed by head of the regional administration Oleksandr Bondarenko and President of DCH Group Oleksandr Yaroslavsky during a meeting in Dnipro.
“A modern international airport is one of the main priorities of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration. The reconstruction of the airport, which has long been morally and physically outdated, will give an impetus to the development of the entire region. These are new opportunities for business, medicine, tourism and the region’s economy as a whole,” Bondarenko said.
According to Yaroslavsky, DCH Group is ready to invest in Dnipro airport under public-private partnership.
He noted that the company already has experience in implementing a similar project in Kharkiv. There, the construction of the runway cost $200 million, the terminal some $107 million.
According to the president of the group, thanks to optimization and modern technologies, in Dnipro such work will be at least $100 million cheaper.
“I’ve repeatedly confirmed that I am ready to use our experience in the construction and development of Kharkiv International Airport in favor of the Dnipro community, the surrounding regions, the whole Ukraine. As soon as full funding for the construction of a runway is actually allocated and fixed in the 2020 national budget, DCH as a private investor will be able to begin work on the construction of the airport complex,” Yaroslavsky said.

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