Ukrainian airlines transported 5.141 million passengers in the period of January-September 2014 or 17.8% fewer than they transported in the corresponding period of 2013. They transported 55,700 tons of mail and cargo amounted during that period or 25% less than they transported in the corresponding period of last year. This was announced by the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure.
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) reported a 13.9% reduction in passenger transportation, Wind Rose 10.3%, UTair Ukraine 19.8%, and Wizz Air Ukraine 8.3%. Meanwhile, the Kharkov Airlines reported a 2.1-fold increase and the Dniproavia airline a 35% increase.
Ukrainian airlines transported a total of 3.037 million passengers on international routes in the first nine months of this year, a reduction of 6% compared with the corresponding period of last year. Ukrainian carriers also performed 17,400 charter flights during this period, a 17.1% reduction compared with the corresponding period of last year.
Ukrainian airlines transported 505,000 passengers on domestic regular flights in January-September 2014 or 42.4% fewer than they transported in January-September 2013.
In the first three quarters of the year, 38 Ukrainian airlines transported passenger and cargo and 25 transported only passengers.