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)

Dniproavia

Atlasjet Ukraine

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

Wizz Air contemplates the re-launch of its Ukrainian subsidiary

Wizz Air contemplates the re-launch of its Ukrainian subsidiary

The Hungarian LCC believes its Ukraine traffic could reach six million passengers by 2025
Ukraine’s SkyUp takes on three aircraft as it targets EU destinations

Ukraine’s SkyUp takes on three aircraft as it targets EU destinations

Hybrid start-up plans to launch flights from Kyiv to Europe in December
INSIGHT: Ukraine’s MAUtechnic starts at the back of the grid

INSIGHT: Ukraine’s MAUtechnic starts at the back of the grid

Ukraine’s national carrier’s MRO subsidiary may struggle to redress the competitive balance of the east European MRO market
Russia curtails production of the Antonov An-148 regional jet

Russia curtails production of the Antonov An-148 regional jet

As Ukraine announces its first order for the stretched An-158 version
New Ukrainian airline commences its first commercial flight

New Ukrainian airline commences its first commercial flight

Dream Wind operates its first commercial flight from Kyiv to Antalya
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