Blue Air, a Romanian low-cost airline, will launch flights from Brno (the Czech Republic) to Lviv airport in 2018. The Lviv airport’s head Tetiana Romanivska announced this at her end-of-year press conference, the CFTS reports. Romanivska also announced agreements with several other airlines.

"We have signed some agreements with new companies for next year. For now, this is a secret. However, the Blue Air airline announced the launch of flights to Brno yesterday," Romanivska said.

According to the press service of the Lviv regional administration, the flights will be performed twice a week. The first flight will be performed in March-April 2018. A detailed timetable and ticket prices will be announced in January.

According to the Lowcost Avia publication, in addition to Lviv, the airline plans to launch flights from Brno to Milan, Rome, Barcelona, and Brussels. It may also launch flights from the Czech Republic to Split and Dubrovnik, which will open new opportunities for transit passengers, during the summer.

Boeing 737-500 airliners, which are capable of accommodating 126 passengers, will be used for the flights.

The launch of SkyUp, a Ukrainian low-cost charter airline, was announced on December 14. This airline plans to operate flights from the two Kyiv airports.