Boryspil Airport To Lower Airport Charges To Attract 10 Million Passengers

16 February 2017 13:14

The Boryspil international airport intends to lower its airport charges for scheduled flights. The airport is introducing the relevant incentive program for airlines with the aim of substantially increasing its passenger traffic, including transit passenger traffic.

The airport’s head Yevhen Dykhne announced this in Boryspil on Tuesday, the CFTS correspondent reports.

In particular, according to Dykhne, the Boryspil airport wants to look like the Warsaw airport within the next two years and reach the passenger traffic of 10 million passengers per year.

For this purpose, the airport wants to introduce a number of discounts for airlines. The draft of the relevant decision provides for introduce discounts for performance of new international flights by airlines. According to the document, a flight on a route is considered a new flight if flights have not been performed on that route for one year. A flight to any airport is not considered a new flight if the shortest distance between it and an airport to which flights are already operated from Boryspil is less than 100 kilometers.

The level of discounts will also depend on the number of passengers carried on scheduled flights. Discounts for on passenger services will be granted as follows: 0% for up to 100,000 passengers, 10% for the next 200,000 passengers, 15% for the next 300,000 passengers, 20% for the next 600,000, 25% for the next 1.2 million, and 30% for the next 2.4 million.

Discounts will also be granted to airlines that provide transit passenger traffic.