Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) will resume its flight Odesa – Istanbul (Turkey) – Odesa from March 29, 2021, the press service of the air carrier has reported.
In addition, UIA is also increasing the frequency of flights Kyiv – Istanbul – Kyiv to 21 flights a week.
The airline said that flights from Kyiv to Istanbul and back will be operated daily three times a day, and in some periods – four times a day.
Return flights on the Odesa – Istanbul – Odesa route will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Direct flights from Kyiv and Odesa to Istanbul are also operated by Turkish airlines and Ukraine’s SkyUp Airlines.
Turkish Airlines from September 25, 2018 will increase the frequency of Odesa-Istanbul flights by three, to 21 times a week.
According to the airline’s press release, flights will be operated according to the following schedule: daily departure from Istanbul at 07:55 and 19:10, from Odesa at 10:25 and 21:35; on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays with departure from Istanbul at 00:50 and from Odesa at 3:20; and also on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays with departure from Istanbul at 13:10 and from Odesa at 15:40 local time.
As reported, Turkish Airlines in 2017 served more than 600,000 passengers on its own flights to/from Ukraine, which is 18% more than in 2016.
The flight schedule of Turkish Airlines in Ukraine covers Kyiv, Odesa, Lviv, Zaporizhia, Kherson and Kharkiv.
Turkish Airlines (Türk Hava Yolları, THY) was established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft. For today has an air fleet of 329 passenger and cargo aircraft.