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YANAIR’S PLANES START SERVICING SUMMER CHARTER FLIGHTS FROM ZAPORIZHIA TO BARCELONA

A first flight to Europe on the Zaporizhia-Barcelona route was serviced by the plane of Yanair from the Zaporizhia international airport, the press service of the Zaporizhia Regional Council has reported.
Deputy Director of Zaporizhia International Airport Oleksiy Dubrevsky said that the Zaporizhia-Barcelona flight is serviced by Boeing 737-400 plane belonged to Yanair. A total of 163 passengers checked in, which means almost the full loading of the plane.
The airport said that this is a charter flight for summer to be serviced each Wednesday.
There is an interest to launch regular Zaporizhia-Barcelona flight this year.
From July 2, 2018, Zaporizhia-Warsaw regular flights will be launched.
The airport said that this year the task to increase flights and passenger flow is being successfully fulfilled: the airport serviced 152,000 passengers in January-May 2018, which is 85% more than a year ago.

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BORYSPIL AIRPORT ACCEPTS AND DISPATCHES ALL ADDITIONAL CHARTER FLIGHTS, 22% MORE BUSINESS JETS TO CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL

Boryspil Airport (Kyiv region) on May 25-26 accepted and dispatched all 77 additional charter flights (100% of the plan) and 73 business flights, which is 21.6% more than the estimated number of flights agreed for transportation of fans to the holding of the UEFA Champions League final in Kyiv on May 26.
“Some 77 charter flights and 73 business flights were accepted on May 25-26. This number does not include regular flights, only those with fans,” airport spokeswoman Tetiana Yarosh said.
She also said that initially it was planned to accept only 60 business jets.
According to the expert, all these planes departed from Kyiv at 07:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 27, without incidents.
As reported, Boryspil airport planned to accept and dispatch 77 additional charter flights on May 25-27 in connection with the holding of the Champions League final match in Kyiv.
At the same time, Kyiv airport almost quintupled the number of accepted business jets in connection with the Champions League final match.

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