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SKYUP PLANS TO LAUNCH FLIGHTS FROM UKRAINIAN ZAPORIZHIA TO LARNACA, PRAGUE

SkyUp (Kyiv) is planning to launch flights from Zaporizhia to Batumi (Georgia), Larnaca (Cyprus) and Prague (Czech Republic) at the end of spring to summer 2021.
The company’s press service said on Monday that tickets are available for purchase on the SkyUp website.
The airline also said that it has extended for the winter season flights on the Kyiv-Zaporizhia-Kyiv route, which it started operating from the new airport terminal on October 19.
“Government support for such important infrastructure projects that make passengers’ vacation more comfortable, also opens wide opportunities for increasing destinations, flight frequencies and potentially setting lower fares. We are grateful to the city and airport authorities for the honor of the first Ukrainian low-cost airline to operate the first flight,” the airline’s press service said, citing SkyUp CEO Dmytro Seroukhov.
As reported, the new terminal of Zaporizhia international airport started accommodating internal flights on October 19.

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SKYUP TO OPERATE TWO FLIGHTS KYIV-TASHKENT-KYIV

SkyUp (Kyiv) will operate two nonscheduled flights on the Kyiv- Tashkent (Uzbekistan)-Kyiv route on October 15 and October 29, 2020.
The airline’s press service said on Friday that tickets are available for a price of UAH 8,400 one way. People can buy them on the official website of the company in the All Flights – Special Flights section.
The airline said that from October 1, 2020, to enter Uzbekistan, it is necessary to have a negative PCR test done no later than 72 hours before arrival in the country.

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ROMANIA SUSPENDS FLIGHTS WITH UKRAINE

Romania has suspended flights with Ukraine, which is in the “yellow” lockdown zone, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine said.
“As reported by the Digi24 Romanian television channel, the Romanian government has decided to suspend airline service with the countries of the ‘yellow’ lockdown zone, among which is Ukraine,” the State Border Service of Ukraine said in the statement on the Telegram channel on Friday.
According to the statement, an exception to the ban on flights to Romania was made for the member states of the European Union, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

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WINDROSE LAUNCHES FLIGHTS FROM KYIV TO LJUBLJANA

Windrose Airlines (Kyiv) will start operating flights on the Kyiv-Ljubljana route from Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv region) from October 24.
The flights will be operated twice a week on board Embraer-145 and ATR72-600 aircraft, the company’s press service said.
In addition, Windrose offers transit to Ljubljana from Lviv, Kharkiv, Dnipro and Odesa.
The company notes that from October 1, Ukrainians can cross the border with Slovenia without observing a ten-day self-isolation period if there is a negative PCR test for COVID-19, made no earlier than 48 hours.
Windrose was founded in 2003. In 2007, it received an operator certificate and began to perform regular and charter flights under the Windrose Airlines brand.
In 2019, Windrose carried 1.4 million passengers with an average of 28 daily flights.

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SKYUP LAUNCHES FLIGHTS FROM KYIV TO KAYSERI (TURKEY)

SkyUp Airlines (Kyiv) will launch flights from Kyiv to Kayseri (Turkey) from December 27, 2020.
The airline’s press service said on Thursday that the flights will be operated twice a week: on Thursdays and Sundays.
The round-trip will cost at least UAH 5,400 without luggage. The duration of the trip is any of the passenger’s choice.
As reported, SkyUp will launch the Kyiv-Sofia (Bulgaria)-Kyiv flight for the period from December 23, 2020 to January 30, 2021.

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SKYUP AIRLINES FROM KIEV WILL PERFORM NON-SCHEDULED FLIGHT TO TASHKENT

SkyUp Airlines (Kyiv) will perform an irregular flight to Tashkent (Uzbekistan) on October 1, ticket prices start at UAH 9,031 one way.
According to the press service of the company, the PQ7979 aircraft will depart from Kyiv on October 1 at 04:10 and arrive in Tashkent at 11:20. Flight PQ7980 will return to Ukraine from Tashkent on the same day at 12:20 and arrive in Kyiv at 16:00.
Tickets can be purchased on the airline’s website in the All Flights – Special Flights section.
SkyUp notes that from October 1, to enter Uzbekistan, one needs to have a negative PCR test done no later than 72 hours before arriving in the country.
According to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine’s data of September 25, Uzbekistan is included in the “green” zone, therefore, after entering Ukraine, self-isolation or taking a PCR test is not required.

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