The volume of passenger traffic through Ukrainian airports in 2018 has reached 20 million.

The 20-millionth passenger was welcomed at the Boryspil airport on December 21, the CFTS portal reports.

The twenty-millionth passenger was a child who flew from Sofia to Kyiv with his parents and brother on an Embraer ERJ-145 airliner operated by the Windrose airline.

Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian personally met the passengers.

The Boryspil airport made the most significant contribution to the total volume of passenger traffic through Ukrainian airports. Passenger traffic through this airport reached 12 million on December 12. The airport expects this figure to reach 12.55 million by the end of the year.

As reported earlier, Ukrainian airports handled 16.49 million passengers in 2017. This was 27.6% more than they handled in 2016.