The Wizz Air Ukraine airline company has received permission from Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) to begin operating regular flights from Kiev to Moscow on September 15 until the end of the summer season (October 25), the airline company’s Commercial Director Vadym Tretiak told the Center for Transport Strategies.
At the same time, according to him, the Russian aviation authorities have not confirmed the carrier’s permission to operate during the winter. Therefore, the final decision on the launch of flights has not yet been made.
Moscow’s Vnukovo airport has added the Ukrainian airline’s flight to its schedule. According to information on the website of the airport, the flights will be operated daily from September 15 to October 25 this year. Departure from the capital of Russia will be at 21:20 and arrival in Ukraine will be at 22:50, local time.
At the same time, officials at the Zhuliany airport in Kiev told the Center for Transport Strategies that the airline has not yet requested slots for flights to Moscow.