Dart, a Ukrainian airline based at the Kyiv (Zhuliany) airport, will launch regular flights to Athens on 3 June, offering a ticket price of USD 20. The airline’s General Director Viacheslav Lysychenok announced this in an interview with the Vesti publication.

"We will launch regular flights to Athens this year. We will fly to the capital of Greece three times a week – on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Such a timetable is convenient for both business and leisure travelers who love to go away for the weekend on Friday and return on Sunday. Our flights will be agreed with Greek airlines to ensure that passengers can fly to Greek islands without long delays. We are considering the possibility of buying a single ticket," Lysychenok said.

According to him, tickets will be offered for USD 20 on each flight if they are purchased long before a flight. He did not specify the number of days tickets must be bought before a flight. According to him, the maximum ticket price will be around USD 400.

The general director said that the airline upgraded its aircraft fleet this year, replacing MD-80 aircraft with Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 aircraft.

In addition, Lysychenok said that the airline could launch regular flights to Albania, Germany, and Italy and that regional flights to Vinnytsia and a number of other Ukrainian cities were also being considered.

Dart has been operating charter passenger flights to Montenegro, Turkey, Egypt, Albania, Georgia, and Finland since 1997. The company's planes perform more than 20 flights per week during the summer.