Ryanair, the largest airline in Europe announced that it has cancelled its planned entry into Ukraine after the negotiations with Kyiv Boryspil airport failed. The information about the decision was published on Monday, July, 10, on Ryanair's official web-site.
"Regrettably, Kiev airport has instead chosen to protect high fare airlines (including Ukraine International Airlines) and deprive Ukrainian consumers/visitors access to Europe’s lowest air fares and widest route network. As a result, Ryanair has no choice but to cancel 4 new Kiev routes and 7 new Lviv routes, which will result in the loss of over 500,000 passengers and 400 jobs", CFTS cited the announcement of the airline.
The airline leadership decided to stop the ticket sales on its web-site. "We regret also that Lviv Airport has fallen victim to Kyiv Airport’s decision", Ryanair’s Chief Commercial Officer, David O’Brien said.