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WIZZ AIR RESUMES FLIGHTS BETWEEN UKRAINE AND SLOVAKIA

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will resume flights from Kyiv and Lviv to Bratislava (Slovakia) from October 2.
The cost of tickets starts from UAH 309, the press service of the company reported on Wednesday.
“The restoration of flights depends on the decision of the authorities to leave or remove Slovakia from the list of countries in the ‘green’ zone. If it is excluded from the list, flights connecting Ukrainian cities with Bratislava will be postponed,” the company said.

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LOT INCREASES FREQUENCY OF FLIGHTS FROM UKRAINE

The largest Polish air carrier LOT from September 1 increases the frequency of flights from Lviv to Warsaw from seven to 12 per week.
Flights will be operated twice a day: on Monday morning, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening and Monday evening, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening, the international airport Lviv named after Danylo Halytsky reported on Facebook on Tuesday.
So, in the morning, departure from Warsaw is scheduled for 12:35, arrival in Lviv – at 13:35. Departure from Lviv is scheduled at 14:25, and arrival in Warsaw – at 15:25.
In the evening, departure from Warsaw is scheduled for 16:40, arrival in Lviv – at 17:40. Departure from Lviv at 18:30, and arrival in Warsaw – 19:30.

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SCANDINAVIAN AIRLINES RESTART FLIGHTS TO UKRAINE

Scandinavian airlines have resumed regular flights to Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv region).
The airport’s website said on Tuesday that the airline plans to operate flights from Boryspil International Airport to Oslo International Airport once a week on Tuesdays.
Scandinavian airlines is a multinational airline company, the leading carrier of the Scandinavian countries, based in Stockholm (Sweden), owned by SAS AB. Founding member is Star Alliance.

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UKRAINIAN AIRLINE SKYUP STARTS FLIGHTS TO ISTANBUL

The Ukrainian airline SkyUp Airlines (Kyiv) will launch flights between Kyiv and Istanbul, Turkey, from September 25.
The company’s press service said on Thursday evening that Kyiv-Istanbul-Kyiv flights will be carried out on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
One-way ticket without luggage will cost UAH 1,600.
According to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the following documents are required for trips to Turkey: foreign passport or Ukrainian ID card, medical insurance certificate that covers the cost of coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment in the territory of Turkey.
In addition, medical examination for COVID-19 will be carried out at the checkpoints. If the symptoms of the disease are detected, free PCR testing will be carried out.

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FLIGHTS FROM UKRAINIAN CITIES TO TALLINN CANCELED

The flights of Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air from Ukrainian cities to Tallinn (Estonia) have been canceled until August 9, 2020 inclusive, the press service of the air carrier told Interfax-Ukraine.
“The airline currently operates a limited number of flights due to travel restrictions. Wizz Air flights from Ukrainian cities to Tallinn have been canceled until August 9, 2020 inclusive. We are closely monitoring the situation, since the resumption of flights depends on official decisions of the competent authorities in the country of arrival and departure,” Wizz Air said.
The airline also said that it operates flights in accordance with the rules and recommendations of the governments of the countries, providing services to those passengers who have the appropriate travel permits.
In addition, Wizz Air reminds passengers that it is their responsibility to learn the travel restrictions imposed by the country of arrival prior to travel.

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POLAND RESUMES FLIGHTS TO UKRAINIAN CITIES

Poland resumes flights with Ukraine from Wednesday, July 1.
This is codified in a decree of the Council of Ministers of Poland dated June 30, released on the government portal Dziennik Ustaw Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej.
According to it, the ban on flights to Poland does not apply to the EU countries (with the exception of Sweden and Portugal), as well as Ukraine, Montenegro, Georgia, Japan, Canada, Albania and South Korea.
The decree will be valid from July 1 to July 14.
In turn, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport said on its website that Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has already resumed flights from Kyiv to Wroclaw, Warsaw and Krakow.

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