Tag: UIA

Ukraine International Airlines Suspends All Scheduled Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukraine International Airlines is the next carrier in Europe to fully halt its scheduled operations to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Following the governmental restrictions, the suspension will last until 3 April, 2020. The time frame might change depending on the situation. As for now, the carrier has cancelled over 2,000 flights for the […]

Iran Admits to Firing More Than One Missile at UIA Boeing 737

Reading Time: 2 minutes Strong pressure on Iran is further intensifying. The recent wave of international frustration has been caused by the issues related to ‘black boxes’ from the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800, which was shot by two Iranian missiles killing 176 people on board. On Tuesday Iran has confirmed for the first time that it shot more […]

Iran Admits a Mistake: UIA Boeing 737 “Unintentionally” Shot Down

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran has admitted “unintentionally” shooting down the Boeing 737 NG operated by the Ukrainian International Airlines with 176 people on board on 8 January, 2020. After a number of potential causes considered, after great speculation over the connection between political tensions, military actions in Iran hours earlier and the fatal crash, the reason behind the […]

CRASH | Ukrainian Boeing 737 Comes Down Killing 176 on Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing a flight PS-752 from Tehran (Iran) to Kiev (Ukraine) with 167 passengers and 9 crew, was climbing out of Tehran, when the aircraft’s transponder signals ceased and the plane went off radars. All 176 people on board were killed. UPDATED 8 January, 2019, 16:31 (GMT +2) In a […]

Boeing MAX Delays Force UIA to Amend Flight Schedules

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is being forced to make some involuntary changes to its summer 2019 flight schedules, with reduced frequencies and capacity on some selected routes. The reason for the enforced changes is the delay of deliveries of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that were scheduled to start operating UIA’s flights from mid-April. But […]

Ukraine International Airlines Welcomes First Embraer E195

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukraine International welcomes to its fleet a medium-haul Embraer-195. The plane received the registration number UR-EMG and became the 6th aircraft of the Embraer brand in the UIA fleet. UIA expects to operate the airplane across its medium-haul and domestic route network and is scheduled to operate its first commercial flights under UIA call sign […]

Ukraine Int’l Airlines Bids Its Last Boeing 737 CL Final Farewell

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UIA’s Boeing 737-300 aircraft operated its final flight under Ukraine International Airlines’ call sign. UIA’s fleet consists of 42 aircraft with the average age of 10.5 years. Three Classic Generation aircraft, including two Boeing 737-300 and one Boeing 737-500 were decommissioned. Now the company’s medium haul fleet includes only New Generation Boeing 737-800 and […]

Ukraine’s UIA Receives Brand-New Boeing 737-800

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), the country’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of another single-aisle Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The airframe, registration code UR-PSW, was ferried directly from the manufacturing plant in Seattle. The airliner seats 186 passengers in a two-class cabin layout. It is the 39th airframe in the company’s fleet. The aircraft is to begin […]