UIA Carried Nearly 4 Million Passengers During the First Half of 2019
Ukraine International Airlines
Kyiv, Ukraine, Mon, July 8, 2019
In January – June 2019, UIA increased passenger traffic by nearly 8% compared to the same period of 2018, and carried 3 million and 840 thousand passengers. Transit traffic on UIA scheduled flights reached 49.3%.
Within the reported timeframe, UIA operated 30 thousand flights, by 0.2% less compared to 2018. Meanwhile, the load factor increased and amounted to 79% versus 77% in the past year.
In the first six months of 2019, UIA flight punctuality rate was 83% compared with 77% in 2018.
During the reporting period, UIA mail and cargo traffic reached 11 thousand tons, by 6% higher than for the same period last year.
Since the turn of the year, UIA enhanced its flight network and launched two new international scheduled flights – from Kiev to Izmir and from Kherson to Bourgas, as well as increased its fleet capacity with two new medium-range narrow-body Embraer-195 aircrafts.
Ukraine International (UIA) was founded in 1992. UIA is a 100% privately owned carrier. The airline connects Ukraine with over 50 capitals and key cities of Europe, Asia, America, Africa, the Middle East, and CIS countries and provides connections with its international partners’ flights to over 3,000 other destinations worldwide. Currently, UIA operates 41 aircraft including 28 medium haul Boeing 737 NG aircraft with the average age of 9.7 years. UIA fleet’s average age amounts to 11.6 years. UIA operates over 1100 scheduled flights per week. The base airport for UIA is Kiev Boryspil (KBP). For more information on UIA visit the company’s website www.flyUIA.com
Ukraine International Airlines Press Service