Business news from Ukraine

EUROPEAN AVIATION SAFETY AGENCY INCLUDES ALL AIRPORTS IN KYIV AND CHERNIVTSI REGIONS IN COVID-19 RISK LIST

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has included all airports in the Kyiv and Chernivtsi regions in the list of airports located in the affected areas with a high risk of transmission of COVID-19 infection.
According to a message published on the EASA website on May 12, the list of risky airports was developed in coordination with EASA member states and is based on information from the World Health Organization, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control and other reputable public health institutes.
The updated list takes effect on May 14. In total, airports from 32 countries of the world, including in the United States, Russia and Great Britain, were included in the risk list.

, , ,

UKRAINE’S AIRPORTS REDUCE PASSENGER TRAFFIC BY 9%, AIRLINES BY 17%

Ukrainian airports in January-March 2020, according to recent data, served 4.025 million passengers, which is 8.9% less than in the same period in 2019.
According to the website of the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine, in international traffic, the passenger flow of Ukrainian airports decreased in the indicated period by 7.4%, to 3.631 million people.
According to the service, in January-March 2020 Ukrainian airlines served almost 1.954 million people, which is 17.3% less than the figure for the same period of 2019. Of these, 1.757 million people were transported in international traffic (a decrease of 17.1% compared to January-March 2019).
At the same time, for the three months of 2020 Ukrainian airlines operated 16,900 commercial flights (a decrease of 16.3%), including 14,200 international flights (a decrease of 14.5%).
As reported, in 2019 Ukrainian airports served 24.337 million passengers, which is 18.5% more than in 2018.

INVESTMENT COUNCIL OF UKRAINE PREDICTS DECLINE IN INVESTOR INTEREST IN REGIONAL AIRPORTS

The head of the office of the National Investment Council of Ukraine, Olha Mahaletska, predicts a decrease in the interest of potential investors in regional airports, according to the website of the council. “Previously, one of the most attractive areas for investment was infrastructure, namely, concession of airports, but after the pandemic the world will change, the focus of interest will change. I do not think that now regional airports will be considered by potential investors as one of the most interesting topics,” she notes.
According to Mahaletska, the council is already conducting the sector analysis to understand which areas may be attractive to investors in the post-pandemic period.
At the same time, the council said, with reference to professor at Georgetown University Anders Aslund, that after the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ukrainian economy will be in a slightly better position than the economy of the European Union: while the EU will lose about 10% of GDP in 2020, Ukraine will lose about 8%.
The head of the office said that the timely introduction by the Ukrainian government of a quarantine was a very correct decision, which helped contain the spread of the disease in the country.

,

AIRPORTS OF UKRAINE INCREASE PASSENGER TRAFFIC BY 15% IN 2020

The airports of Ukraine in January-February 2020, according to recent data, served 3.237 million passengers, which is 15% more than in the same period in 2019.
According to the website of the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine, passenger flow of Ukrainian airports on international routes during the indicated period rose by 16.6%, to 1.913 million people.
According to statistics from the agency, in January-February 2020 Ukrainian airlines served 1.547 million people, which is 3.1% more than in the same period in 2019. Of these, 1.385 million passengers were transported in international traffic (an increase of 3% compared to January-February 2019).
At the same time, for the two months of 2020, Ukrainian airlines operated 12,700 commercial flights (a decrease of 2.9%), including 10,500 international flights (a decrease of 2.6%).
As reported, in 2019 Ukrainian airports served 24.337 million passengers, which is 18.5% more than in 2018.

, , , ,

UKRAINIAN AIRPORTS SEE 18.5% RISE IN PASSENGER FLOW IN 2019

Ukrainian airports tentatively serviced 24.337 million passengers in 2019, which is 18.5% more than in 2018.
According to a posting on the website of the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine, the passenger flow on it routes grew by 19.8%, to 21.996 million people.
The administration said that in 2019, Ukrainian airlines serviced 13.722 million people, which is 9.5% more than in 2018. A total of 12.56 million passengers were carried on international routes (growth by 9.7% compared with 2018).
Last year, Ukrainian airlines performed 102,600 commercial flights (an increase of 2.4% compared to 2018), including 86,200 international one (an increase of 2.6%).
As reported, in 2018 the passenger flow of Ukrainian airports amounted to 20.546 million people, which corresponds to a 24.5% increase compared to 2017.

, ,

PASSENGER FLOWS AT UKRAINIAN AIRPORTS GROW BY 19% IN JAN-OCT

Passenger flows at the Ukrainian airports in January-October 2019 grew by 18.8% year-over-year, to 20.745 million people. According to recent update on the website of the State Aviation Service, in particular, passenger flows on international routes grew by 20.1%, to 18.766 million.
Volumes of passenger traffic of Ukrainian airlines increased 10.3%, to 11.923 million people. (on international routes by 10.5%, to 10.943 million people).
During January-October 2019, Ukrainian airlines operated 88,400 commercial flights (an increase of 3.4%), including 74,600 international (growth by 3.5%).
As reported, Ukrainian airlines transported about 12.5 million passengers in 2018, which is 18% more than in 2017. Passenger traffic through the country’s airports increased 25% in 2018, to 20.55 million people.

, ,