The Hungarian low-cost airline began flying to a new Ukrainian airport on November 1-4.
In the future, the head of the state-owned Odesa seaport will be selected via a competition.
Little is known about the new governor: he is a businessman and not a public figure.
The minister of infrastructure has dismissed the Odesa port authority’s head Ihor Tkachuk and UDP’s Board Chairman Dmytro Chalyi.
According to Infrastructure Minister Kryklyi, these are only the first dismissals and “heads will roll” at other state port operators.
This year, the airport reached the 1 million passenger mark in August.
Flights from Odesa to Budapest, Berlin, Bratislava, and Polish cities will be launched.
The plant will receive about 60 million cubic meters of gas per month under a tolling contract.
The transfer of all departing flights to the new terminal will be completed within a few months.
The company will launch a new grain transshipment complex in the Odesa seaport in the autumn.
The port operates as a special economic zone, which allows it to allocate territory for implementation of investment projects.
This is the only way for Ukrainian seaports to be able to receive larger vessels that can generate substantial revenue for cargo owners.
Major global companies have become more interested in Ukrainian ports in the past year.
Sections of the Kyiv-Odesa highway within the boundaries of the Kyiv and Odesa regions will have concrete surfaces.
Representatives of USPA, IFC, EBRD, PPP SPILNO, World Bank and European Investment Bank will discuss important issues of concession tenders and conditions for participation of interested investors in Odesa.
During the Ukrainian Ports Forum participating companies presentations will be presented as well as the series of discussions on the one on one format.
The industry’s second HR conference “Ukrainian Ports: People Development” will take place in in Odesa on May 30.
The ferry across River Danube in the Odesa region could begin operation in July.
The Cabinet of Ministers approved the draft of the presidential decree on April 10.
Cooperation between the Irish low-cost airline and the Odesa airport will begin with flights to two European countries.