UIA carried its 40-millionth passenger
Ukraine International Airlines,
Kyiv, Ukraine, Wed, Aug 9, 2017
Tuesday, August 8, 2017, Ukraine International carried its 40-millionth passenger Svitlana Pogrebna who was flying from Kiev to Amsterdam on the UIA PS105 flight.
The welcome ceremony was held at UIA check-in area in Terminal D at Kiev Boryspil International airport where the leading Ukraine’s carrier’s jubilee client received flowers and presents. Another surprise awaited Svitlana on board where she was once again congratulated by the crew.
“We are very proud of having been chosen by over 40 million passengers from Ukraine, Europe, Asia, America, the Middle East, and the CIS countries over 25 years of operations, – noted Evgeniya Satska, UIA Corporate Press Secretary. – We expect to keep growing, developing, and gaining loyalty of millions of travelers from across the world. By 2021, we plan to actively enhance fleet, expand eastern and south-eastern route networks, increase frequencies of our westbound flights, as well as further develop Ukraine’s transit potential. Whatever we do, we do it with our passengers in mind. I would like to thank everyone for flying with UIA.”
In 2015, UIA carried 4.9 million passengers; in 2016 – 6 million clients; in 2017, the carrier expects to welcome 7 million travelers on board.
Ukraine International is Ukraine’s leading carrier connecting Ukraine with 80+ capitals and key cities of Europe, Asia, America, the Middle East, and CIS countries providing connections with its international partners’ flights to over 3,000 other destinations worldwide. UIA operates over 1100 scheduled flights per week from Kiev, Odesa, Lviv, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Zaporizhia, Kherson, Vinnytsia, Ivano-Frankivsk, and Chernivtsi.
Ukraine International operates 42 aircraft including 25 Boeing 737 NG aircraft with the average age of 9 years. Currently, UIA fleet`s average age amounts to 12 years.
The base airport for UIA is Kiev Boryspil International Airport (KBP).
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