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Iberia partners Spanish Red Cross to transport 12 tons of humanitarian aid to Budapest to respond to the emergency in Ukraine

Reading Time: < 1 minute The airline Iberia and the Spanish Red Cross have sent their first shipment of humanitarian aid to Budapest for Ukrainians amid the military conflict. This first shipment of 12 tonnes consisted of tarpaulins, blankets and family cooking kits. The Spanish airline operates three direct flights a week (Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays) from Madrid to Budapest. […]

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Boeing Will Donate US$2 Million to Support Humanitarian Response in Ukraine

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing announced on Thursday that it will be donating $2 million to support humanitarian response efforts in Ukraine.  “The conflict unfolding in Ukraine is leading to a significant humanitarian emergency, and Boeing will take action to support the Ukrainian people,” said Dave Calhoun, Boeing president and CEO. “Our thoughts are with all those who have […]

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Ukraine Confirms the World’s Largest Aircraft Has Been Destroyed

Reading Time: < 1 minute The world’s largest plane, the Antonov AN-225, was destroyed by Russia during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainian officials confirmed on Sunday. The enormous airplane, named “Mriya,” or “dream” in Ukrainian, was parked at an airfield near Kyiv when it was attacked by “Russian occupants.” Weapons manufacturer Ukroboronprom estimated that restoring the “Mriya” would cost […]

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Ukraine Closed Its Airspace to Civilian Flights Amid Russian Military Action

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukrainian airspace was restricted for civilian flights as Russia started attacking Ukraine early in the morning on Thursday. Airlines including Qatar Airways, Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines and others have canceled Kyiv flights scheduled for Thursday. The flights were restricted “due to potential hazard for civil aviation,” said the notice posted on a Federal Aviation Administration […]

Wizz Air to Open a New Base in Ukraine with One Airbus A320

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wiz Air has announced it will open a new base in Lviv, Ukraine, on 1 July, 2020. It would be the first in Lviv and the second in Ukraine. The airline said that the new base at Danylo Halytskyi International Airport will become a home to one Airbus A320 aircraft. Apart from that, one of […]

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 […]

Fatal Landing of Ukraine Air Alliance Antonov An-12 Kills Five

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Ukraine Air Alliance Antonov AN-12 freighter was performing a flight UKL-4050 from Vigo, SP (Spain) to Istanbul (Turkey) with a stopover in Lviv (Ukraine) with 7 crew, one cargo attendant and 10 tons of cargo consisting of car parts when the crew had attempted an emergency landing due to running out of fuel.  Right […]

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 […]

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 […]