Tag: Ukraine

Russia Creates Substitutes for Ukrainian Aircraft and Naval Engines

Russia has coped with the task of import substitution in the field of aircraft and naval engine engineering, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday. This reported by TASS. “I can say that there is no dependence on Ukrainian products any more. The situation with western supplies is changing cardinally. We’ve coped with the […]

Boeing, SkyUp Airlines Finalize Order for Five 737 MAX Airplanes

Boeing and SkyUp Airlines announced they have finalized a firm order for five 737 MAX airplanes valued at $624 million at list prices. The order includes two 737 MAX 8 and three 737 МАХ 10 jets. “Distinctive dispatch reliability, low operational costs and passenger comfort were the main factors for choosing the 737 MAX,” said […]

Ukraine International Airlines Expands Fleet

As a part of an ongoing fleet renewal and expansion program, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) took delivery of its first Boeing 777-200ER widebody and yet another Boeing 737-800 narrowbody earlier this month. The arrival of the first 777-200ER, on lease from AerCap, marks the initial stage of UIA’s long-haul fleet development program. Three more 777s […]

UIA: Antonov Aircraft No Alternative to Embraers

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), the country’s largest carrier, has announced its 2018 fleet expansion plans. The operator expects to add 12 aircraft, including four Boeing 777s, six Boeing 737-800s, and two Embraer E190s. It will also continue to gradually phase out its 737CLs. However, these expectations, particularly with regard to the Embraers, have now been […]

Ukraine Considers Creation of Two New Airlines

Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian has announced that negotiations on establishment of two airlines with foreign and Ukrainian capital are currently underway. According to him, these carriers may begin operation in Ukraine next year. Omelian made the announcement on the Espresso.TV television channel. “We started negotiations with three companies at the beginning of this […]

Wind Rose Embraer E145 Suffered A Runway Excursion On Landing

A Wind Rose Aviation Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of Ukraine International Airlines was performing flight from Kiev to Zaporozhye (Ukraine), landed on Zaporozhye runway 02 at 11:15L (08:15Z) but veered off the runway to the right and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There were no injuries, the aircraft did not […]

Ryanair Cancels Planned Ukrainian Service

Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair has canceled flights to Ukraine it had planned to start in October. According to a Ryanair statement July 10, the decision was made “following Kiev airport’s [Boryspil] failure to honor a growth agreement reached at the Ministry of Infrastructure with airport officials and the current airport director general, Pavlo Riabikin, […]

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

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 […]

Ukrainian Airframer Antonov Commences Flight Tests

The first flying prototype of the Ukrainian Antonov An-132D cargo turboprop performed its maiden flight on March 30. The airplane took off from Svyatoshyn airfield in Kyiv, which is operated by state-owned airframer Antonov. Following a series of maneuvers, the airplane landed at Gostomel, Antonov’s primary factory airfield some 20 km to the northwest of Svyatoshyn. […]

Watch The First Flight of Saudi Arabia’s AN-132 Military Aircraft

After conducting all its ground tests, the Saudi-Ukrainian military aircraft Antonov AN-132 completed its first flight. The AN-132 was first launched last December. Video of the aircraft’s first flight showed Antonov AN-132’s first maneuvers in Ukraine under the supervision of an engineering committee from the Saudi and Ukrainian sides. The aircraft was jointly developed by […]