Ukraine

Map of Ukraine with major international airports

Contents:

Capital

Kiev

Key economic and air transport indicators

Aviation authority

State Aviation Administration of Ukraine http://www.avia.gov.ua

Traffic statistics

Almost 1.3 million passengers used the services of the local operators from January to March. International traffic grew 8.7% to 1.1 million passengers. In 2016 so far, Ukrainian airlines’ traffic continues to climb after a 3% decline at the end of 2015.

units Total incl. on intl lines
Q1 2015 Q1 2016 16vs15% Q1 2015 Q1 2016 16vs15%
Passengers carried thsd
PAX
1129,7 1257,7 111,3 1013,5 1101,2 108,7
incl. on regular
lines
937,9 1024,9 109,3 823,9 870,2 105,6
PKM bln
PKM
2,1 2,5 119,0 2,0 2,4 120,0
incl. on regular
lines
1,7 1,9 111,8 1,6 1,9 118,8
Cargo carried thsd
ton
16,9 18,5 109,5 16,8 18,4 109,5
incl. on regular
lines
3,0 2,9 96,7 2,9 2,8 96,6
TKM (cargo
and mail)
mln
TKM
54,5 56,9 104,4 54,5 56,9 104,4
incl. on regular
lines
8,1 9,3 114,8 8,1 9,3 114,8
Commercial
flights
thsd 14,1 14,7 104,3 11,9 12,4 104,2
incl. on regular
lines
10,3 10,9 105,8 8,4 8,8 104,8

Ukrainian traffic demonstrated stale growth from 2009 to 2013, and went into a dive after that. In 2015, the traffic hit the 5-year low, faced with a 22% decline compared to 2013 results to 8.1 million passengers. Airports lost 29% of their traffic compared to 2013 results.

Ukrainian airlines' passenger traffic dynamics

Ukrainian airlines’ passenger traffic dynamics

Major Ukrainian airlines

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA)

ukraine international airlinesEstablished: 1992
Codes: IATA – PS, ICAO – AUI
Base airports: Boryspil International Airport (Kiev)
Fleet: Boeing 767-300ER (4), Boeing 737-300 (3), Boeing 737-500 (6), Boeing 737-800 (10), Boeing 737-900 (4), Embraer 190 (5)
Site: http://www.flyuia.com/

Dniproavia

dniproaviaEstablished: 1933
Codes: IATA – Z6, ICAO – UDN
Base airports: Boryspil International Airport (Kiev)
Fleet: Embraer ERJ-145 Airbus A320 Boeing737
Site: www.dniproavia.com

Atlasjet Ukraine

atlasjet ukraineEstablished: 2014
Codes: IATA – UH, ICAO – UJX
Base airports: Kyiv International Airport (Zhulyany), Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (Lviv)
Site: http://www.atlasglb.com.ua

YanAir

yanairEstablished: 2013
Codes: IATA – YE, ICAO – ANR
Base airports: Kyiv International Airport (Zhulyany)
Fleet: Saab 340 (2), Airbus A320 (3), Boeing 737-300 (3), Boeing 737-400 (2)
Site: http://www.yanair.ua

Azur Air Ukraine

azur air ukraineEstablished: 2009
Codes: IATA – QU, ICAO – UTN
Base airports: Boryspil International Airport (Kiev)
Fleet: Boeing 767-300, Boeing 757-200
Site: http://azurair.com

Windrose

windrose aviation companyEstablished: 2003
Codes: IATA – 7W, ICAO – WRS
Base airports: Boryspil International Airport (Kiev)
Fleet: Airbus A320 (4), A321 (5)
Site: http://www.windrose.aero/

Major international airports

  • Boryspil International Airport – Kiev KBP/UKBB
  • Odessa International Airport – Odessa ODS/UKOO
  • Kiev (Zhulyany) Airport – Kiev IEV/UKKK
  • Lviv International Airport – Lviv LWO/UKLL
  • Kharkiv International Airport – Kharkiv HRK/UKHH
  • Dnipropetrovsk International Airport – Dnipropetrovsk DNK/UKDD
  • Zaporizhia International Airport – Zaporizhia OZH/UKDE
  • Kherson International Airport – Kherson KHE/UKOH
  • Ivano-Frankivsk International Airport – Ivano-Frankivsk IFO/UKLI
  • Uzhhorod International Airport – Uzhhorod UDJ/UKLU

Open sky

The Open Skies agreement between Ukraine and US came into force in January 2016. The Open Skies agreement with the European Union had been expected to be signed in 2014. Ukraine has unilaterally introduced the Open Skies regime at the Lviv and Odessa airports, and may additionally remove current restrictions on foreign carriers operating to other regional airports.

International airlines that fly to Ukraine (as of June 2016)

  • Turkish Airlines (Dnepropetrovsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kherson, Kiev, Lviv, Odessa, Zaporizhzhia)
  • Czech Airlines (Kiev, Odessa)
  • Onur Air (Odessa)
  • Belavia (Zaporizhzhia, Kiev, Odessa, Kharkiv)
  • Austrian Airlines (Dnepropetrovsk, Lviv, Kiev)
  • Ellinair (Dnepropetrovsk, Kiev, Lviv, Odessa, Kharkiv)
  • LOT (Kiev, Lviv, Odessa, Kharkiv)
  • Air Moldova (Kiev)
  • flydubai (Kiev, Odessa)
  • airBaltic (Kiev)
  • KLM (Dnepropetrovsk, Kiev, Odessa)
  • Lufthansa (Dnepropetrovsk, Kiev, Lviv, Odessa)
  • Pegasus Airlines (Zaporozhzhia, Lviv, Kharkiv)

News and insights

Ukrainian airlines’ traffic grows 58% in January

Ukrainian airlines’ traffic grows 58% in January

This growth was mainly generated by the international traffic.
Ukrainian YanAir introduces charters on Citation CJ1

Ukrainian YanAir introduces charters on Citation CJ1

The airline will assess, whether the bizav charters are commercially viable
Ukraine starts testing improved engine for heavy helicopters

Ukraine starts testing improved engine for heavy helicopters

The new AI-136T powerplant can also be suggested for future Chinese heavy helicopter
UIA holds up on Boeing 737 fleet expansion

UIA holds up on Boeing 737 fleet expansion

The Ukrainian flagship carrier strongly tightened requirements for fleet age.
Ukraine to harmonize aircraft certification system with EU standards

Ukraine to harmonize aircraft certification system with EU standards

The agreement will facilitate European certification of aircraft designed by Ukraine’s famous Antonov planemaker
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