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Kharkiv International Airport’s passenger traffic in August 2018 was 94,700 people, which is 10% more than in the same period in 2017, the airport’s press service reported. The most popular regular destinations in August 2018 were Kyiv (UIA), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines, Pegasus), Warsaw (LOT), Tel Aviv (UIA), Dortmund (Wizz Air), Katowice (WIzz Air), Minsk (Belavia), Milan (UIA), Batumi (Yanair, MyWay Airlines) and Tbilisi (MyWay Airlines),” it said on Thursday. As the press service informs, this is a record indicator for Kharkiv International Airport.
In July 2018, the most popular destinations were Istanbul (Pegasus, Turkish Airlines), Kyiv (UIA), Warsaw (LOT), Tel Aviv (UIA), Dortmund (WizzAir), Minsk (Belavia), Milan (UIA), Batumi (MyWay Airlines , Yanair), Katowice (WizzAir), Tbilisi (MyWay Airlines), Lublin (Bravo Airways).
In July 2018, passenger traffic totaled 104,500 people, which was 20% more than for the same period in 2017 (87,200).
Since the beginning of 2018, the airport’s passenger traffic airport has made up 440,200 people, which is 21% more than for the same period in 2017 (364,100 people). Kharkiv airport has a runway 2,500 meters long and 50 meters wide. There are two passenger terminals with the capacity of 100 and 650 people on its territory. DCH manages the airport through New Systems AM.

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Ukrainian High-Speed Railway Company, a branch of PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia, in July increased its passenger traffic by 5.3%, to 540,000 passengers, the occupancy of trains rose by 4 percentage points, to 100%, the company said.
“High-speed trains are traditionally in a high demand among passengers, their average occupancy was usually more than 90%, which is a high figure for such rolling stock. Today we state a 100% occupancy of high-speed trains,” Acting Chairman of the Board of Ukrzaliznytsia Yevhen Kravtsov said.
According to him, the demand for high-speed trains will be taken into account when approving the strategy for the development of passenger transportation in future.
According to Ukrainian High-Speed Railway Company, 847 trips were carried out in July, the occupancy rate of trains was 100%.
In the seven months of 2018, almost 3.3 million passengers were transported by Intercity+ and Intercity high-speed trains.
The rolling stock of Ukrainian High-Speed Railway Company consists of ten HRCS-2 electric trains manufactured by Hyundai Rotem, two EKS-1 Tarpan electric trains and two trains on locomotive traction produced by Kriukov Car Building Works, as well as two double-deck Czech trains produced by Skoda.