Tag: Ukraine

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 […]

Russia Creates Substitutes for Ukrainian Aircraft and Naval Engines

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]