Tag: Ukraine International Airlines

Reasons Behind UIA Boeing 737 Crash: Chain of Human Errors

Reading Time: 2 minutes Civil Aviation Organisation of Iran has released yet another preliminary report on the fatal crash involving Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737-800 aircraft identified by one of the air defense units as a threat and targeted consequently. According to the results of the investigation launched into the accident, the major causes behind the disaster are […]

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 of UIA Boeing 737 NG: More Questions Than Answers

Reading Time: 4 minutes The fatal crash of the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737-800 (737 NG) on 8 January, 2020, has come under rigorous scrutiny all over the world. The plane bound to Kiev came down minutes after departure from Tehran. UPDATED 11 January, 2020 Iran has admitted “unintentionally” shooting down the Boeing 737 NG operated by 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 […]

Ukraine International Adds Second Embraer E195

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukraine International enhanced its fleet with 2nd medium-haul Embraer-195. The plane received the registration number UR-EMF and became the 7th aircraft of the Embraer brand in the UIA fleet. The aircraft accommodates 116 passengers in a two-class cabin configuration, i.e. Business & Economy Class. Therefore, passengers will be able to enjoy the benefits of a […]

Ukraine to Quadruple its Air Passenger Numbers by 2030

Reading Time: 2 minutes The implementation of the Aviation Transport Strategy of Ukraine will inspire a big increase in passenger traffic numbers to 80 million by 2030, four times its current levels, a Ukraine Ministry of Infrastructure forecast indicates. A combination of the liberalisation of the local air travel market – and the planned increased involvement of low-cost carriers […]

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 […]

Turkish Technic Wins Ukrainian and Russian MRO Contracts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turkish Technic, a supplier of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, and a subsidiary of the country’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines, has won new contracts from Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) and Russia’s NordWind. For UIA, the maintenance provider will carry out MRO work on the airline’s two Boeing 767 wide-bodies. The Ukrainian carrier currently […]