The tender is for completion of construction of a bridge across River Dnipro in Zaporizhia, which has been under construction for 15 years.
An informal adviser to the president of the United States has already visited the aircraft engine manufacturer’s plant in Zaporizhia.
This follows from a feasibility study for pilot projects developed by the EIB and European experts.
The low-cost airline will begin flying to Ukraine’s fifth largest airport.
Both of the airport’s unpaved and concrete runways will be out of operation.
Four concrete plants operated at full capacity to facilitate the construction of the river terminal.
The airport handled 369,500 passengers in the first 11 months of this year.
The cost of construction of the Prydniprovia airport will be comparable to the cost of building a new terminal and a runway at the Odesa airport.
The company has signed an agreement with Diamond Aircraft Industries, an Austrian manufacturer of light aircraft.
The airline currently operates only one Boeing 737-800 airliner.
The price of one-way ticket starts from UAH 1969.
The volume of passenger traffic through the Zaporizhia airport has increased in the past three years
Belavia previously wanted to launch flights to Dnipro, but it was not allowed.
The three-story terminal will be able to handle 400 passengers per hour
Cash and non-cash payments are accepted.
An-140 aircraft will be used for the flights
Several airlines canceled regular flights to Zaporizhia
The Zaporizhia-Batumi flight will be UIA’s fifth route from Ukraine to Georgia.
Baggage and cargo handling by the airport increased by 136.8%.