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WINDROSE TO START NEW FLIGHT PROGRAM IN UKRAINE FROM JUNE 15

Windrose has announced the start of the new flight program inside Ukraine from June 15, 2020. According to a posting on Windrose’s official Facebook page, the airline plans to connect the east, west, north and south of Ukraine with a flexible flight schedule, starting flights between Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Kharkiv and Dnipro.
Windrose said that thanks to the new flight schedule for Ukraine, passengers will have the opportunity to choose between morning, afternoon and evening departures and visit two or three cities a day.
“In particular, one can get from Lviv to Kharkiv and return back within one day. This is a new opportunity to quickly move within the country several times a day,” the airline said.
So, Windrose plans to fly from the Boryspil international airport (Kyiv) to Dnipro, Odesa, Lviv and Kharkiv performing three flights per day. At the same time, direct flights between regions, for example Kharkiv-Lviv, are planned to be performed once or twice a week.
From July 15, the airline intends to additionally open daily flights from Kyiv to Mykolaiv using ATR72-600 and Еmbraer Е145 aircraft.

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UKRAINE INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES TO CARRY OUT SPECIAL FLIGHTS TO RETURN CITIZENS FROM ABROAD

From May 1 to May 9, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines of Ukraine (UIA) will operate 11 special international flights for the repatriation of Ukrainian citizens and non-residents from abroad who have the right to enter our country.
The UIA press service said on Tuesday that the ticket sale will be opened for the following special flights:
– May 1, 2020: Amsterdam – Kyiv, Tel Aviv – Kyiv;
– May 3, 2020: Geneva – Kyiv, Dubai – Kyiv, Sharm El Sheikh – Kyiv;
– May 5, 2020: Toronto – Kyiv, Dortmund – Kyiv, Prague – Kyiv;
– May 7, 2020: Madrid – Kyiv, Milan – Kyiv;
– May 9, 2020: Munich – Kyiv.
In addition, foreign citizens, respectively, will be able to use UIA flights backward for departure from Ukraine on the same dates.

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UKRAINIAN AIRLINES SKYUP CHANGES FLIGHT PROGRAM

Ukrainian Airlines SkyUp (Kyiv) has changed the flight program to Italy and Israel amid spreading of the coronavirus (COVID-9) epidemic, the press service of the company said.
“In view of spreading of the COVID-19 as well as toughening of the measures to limit it to the different countries, in particular Italy and Israel, SkyUp Airlines is reducing its flight program to these countries,” reads the statement.
In some areas, the start of the flight program is postponed to the beginning of summer, and in some areas the number of flights will be cut.
According to the airlines, on the route Lviv – Tel Aviv flights with a departure on March 19, 26, 30, April 2, 6, 13 will be canceled. Flights on the Zaporozhzhia – Tel Aviv route with a departure on March 15, 22 and 29, April 5 and 12 will also be canceled.
In addition, the flight program on the Kharkiv-Tel Aviv route, the start of which was scheduled for March 29, is completely canceled.
Besides, SkyUp postponed the start of flights from Kyiv to Rome, Bergamo, Bologna and Pisa – on June 1, 2020; from Kyiv to Bari – on May 1; from Lviv to Rome and Bergamo – on June 1.
At the same time, flights to Naples will continue unchanged.
The start of flights to Rimini and Lamezia Terme, scheduled for May 30, as well as to Catania (early May 26), remains unchanged.
The airlines also noted that tickets for canceled flights could be exchanged free of charge for other dates or receive a full refund. In case of flight cancellation, the airline will provide a free date change or a full refund of the ticket price.
If a passenger wishes to cancel the trip to Israel for personal reasons, SkyUp will provide a free date change.
Passengers who have purchased tickets for flights Kharkov – Tel Aviv – Kharkiv will be offered a free change of the place of departure / arrival to Zaporizhia instead of Kharkiv or a full refund of the cost of the ticket.
Earlier, on the evening of March 12, Israel imposed restrictions on foreigners arriving in the country. Entry will be permitted only to those who confirm the ability to provide 14-day home quarantine.
Since March 10, Italy due to a sharp outbreak of coronavirus incidence, has imposed a ban on public gatherings, canceled sporting events, and banned movement inside the country without good reason.

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SKYUP AIRLINES LAUNCHES FLIGHTS FROM KIEV, LVIV, ODESA, KHARKIV TO ITALY

SkyUp Airlines has announced the launch of some flights to Italy from Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa and Kharkiv. The airline said on its Facebook page on Tuesday, in particular, the Kyiv-Rome-Kyiv flight will be operated from March 29 to October 24, 2020 three times a week – on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The cost of one ticket without baggage from Kyiv to Rome starts from UAH 1,500, and back from UAH 2,200.
In addition, from March 29 to October 24, a flight will be operated on the route Kyiv-Milan (Bergamo). It will be performed three times a week – on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The cost of a ticket from Kyiv to Milan starts from UAH 1,500, and back from UAH 1,600.
The flight Kyiv-Bologna-Kyiv will also be operated from March 29 to October 24, 2020. In particular, it will be serviced on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The cost of a ticket from Kyiv to Bologna starts from UAH 1,500, and back from UAH 1,800.
Flight Kyiv-Lamezia Terme-Kyiv will be operated from May 30 to September 30, 2020 twice a week – on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The cost of a ticket from Kyiv to Lamezia Terme starts from UAH 2,100, and back from UAH 2,300.
The Lviv-Rome-Lviv flight will be operated from March 29 to October 24, 2020 three times a week – on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The ticket price from Lviv to Rome starts from UAH 1,400, and back from UAH 1,900.
The Lviv-Naples-Lviv flight will also be operated from March 29 to October 24, 2020, but twice a week – on Tuesdays and Fridays. The ticket price from Lviv to Naples starts from UAH 1,100, and back from UAH 1,400.
In the same period, it is planned to launch the flight Lviv-Milan (Bergamo)-Lviv. It will be performed on Mondays and Fridays. The ticket price from Lviv to Milan starts from UAH 1,400, and back from UAH 1,500.
Flight Odesa-Lamezia Terme-Odesa will be operated from June 3 to September 30, 2020 only on Wednesdays. The ticket price from Odesa to Lamezia Terme starts from UAH 2,100, and back from UAH 2,200.
Flight Kharkiv-Lamezia Terme-Kharkiv will be operated from June 1 to September 28, 2020 on Mondays. The cost of a ticket from Kharkiv to Lamezia Terme starts from UAH 2,400, and back from UAH 2,600.

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UKRAINIAN LOW COST AIRLINE SKYUP TO LAUNCH FLIGHT LVIV-PARIS

The Ukrainian low cost airline SkyUp Airlines (Kyiv) will launch a direct flight from Lviv to Paris (Beauvais Airport) on November 9, 2019, according to the airline’s website. Flights in the Lviv-Paris direction with a ticket price from UAH 1,425 one way will depart every Wednesday and Saturday. Beauvais is an airport near Paris, to which most low cost airlines fly. The airport has everything needed for passengers: waiting rooms, pharmacies, food outlets, Wi-Fi, Duty Free. Beauvais also offers a convenient location of the terminal and a bus stop next to it.
As reported, earlier SkyUp launched Kyiv-Paris (Beauvais) flights for the winter flight program.

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FRANCE’S AIGLE AZUR AIRLINE TO LAUNCH DIRECT PARIS-KYIV FLIGHT FROM APRIL 18

France’s Aigle Azur airline will launch the direct air line between the Paris-Orly and Kyiv-Boryspil airports from April 18, 2019, the airline has said in a press release.
The airline said that the launch of this Paris-Kyiv link joins the other lines already operated in Europe by Aigle Azur. This new route will offer among other things connection facilities for Aigle Azur passengers (and its airline partners), especially those from Brazil, Portugal, and Algeria.
Aigle Azur based in the Orly airport is France’s airline servicing regular and charter flights in Europe and North Africa.

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