Of the 109 regular flights that are performed between Turkey and Ukraine per week, excluding charter flights to holiday destinations, 63 are performed by three Turkish airlines and 46 by three Ukrainian airlines.
The owner of the Turkish ferry that operates between Zonguldak and Skadovsk has approved a timetable according to which the ferry will travel to Ukraine once a week until the end of 2015.
Ukraine and Turkey will accelerate talks on introduction of a free trade area between the two countries. The talks took place at an international forum in Kenya.
Experts estimate the annual volume of agricultural products that Russian exports to the Turkish market at USD 2.4 billion and the annual volume of mining and metals products at USD 1.6 billion. Russia’s sanction against Turkey opens prospects for Ukrainian exports to Turkey to increase by USD 4 billion.
In addition to coal, Ukrainian products can successfully replace all the other products of the mining and metals industry. Analyst of CFTS-Consulting Andrii Isaiev comments on the prospects for Ukraine's metallurgy.
Representatives of major transport and logistics operators from Turkey, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Georgia have agreed at a meeting in Istanbul to establish a consortium for transporting goods from China to Europe, including Northern and Eastern Europe, through Ukraine.
Ukrainian grain exports to Turkey could increase if Russian traders stopped exporting to the country, the Ukrainian Grain Association’s President Volodymyr Klimenko has said.
Russian grain exporters have suspended conclusion of contracts for supply of grain to Turkey for fear of restrictive measures. The Russian government is expected to make a decision in imposition of sanctions on Turkey on 30 November.
Flights will be operated four times a week: on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Passengers of the canceled flights can accept a refund or rebook flights with transfers in Kiev, Istanbul, and others.