A commission of the State Aviation Service will consider airlines’ applications for new routes on Monday, 29 February, the Interfax Ukraine news agency reports.
According to the agenda of the commission’s meeting, the Dniproavia airline (Dnipropetrovsk) has applied for permission to operate regular flights on the routes Kyiv-Tehran (Iran) and Dnipropetrovsk-Tehran while Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) has applied for permission to operate regular flights on the route Kyiv-Shiraz (Iran).
In addition, the commission will consider limiting Dniproavia’s rights on the Dnipropetrovsk-Istanbul route and UIA’s rights on the Kyiv-Athens route.
"Azur Air (formerly known as UTair-Ukraine) has filed 21 applications for permission to operate charter flights on several routes while the Wind Rose airline has filed applications for permission to operate regular flights the Odesa-Larnaca route and charter flights on 38 routes.
The Europe Air cargo airline (Kyiv) has applied for permission to operate flights in 188 countries, including Ukraine.
Atlasjet Ukraine has applied for permission to operate flights on the Dnipropetrovsk-Istanbul route. The commission will also consider revoking this company's license to operate flights from Odesa to Milan, Batumi, and Tbilisi, as well as from Kyiv to Kutaisi.
Yanair airlines has applied for permission to operate regular flights from Kyiv to Barcelona, Erbil, Riga, and Paphos, from Kharkiv to Tel Aviv, and from Odesa to Yerevan while the Darth airline has applied for permission to operate regular flights from Kyiv to Dusseldorf.