The airline will add new flights and offer convenient connecting flights to its passengers after Ukraine’s entry restrictions on foreigners are lifted on October 1.
The Iranian authorities have expressed their willingness to pay compensation for the downing of the passenger airliner, but they believe that resolution of the issue will take time.
The aircraft were built back in the spring of 2019.
The volume of cargo transportation by Ukraine International Airlines halved in the first six months of 2020.
Long-haul flights cannot resume before April 2021.
Cargo flights will be operated on Boeing 767 and Boeing 737 aircraft.
According to the president of UIA, the company’s expenditures amount to about USD 14.5 million per month.
UIA recorded an increase in passenger volumes on domestic, long-haul, and charter flights and a slight reduction on medium-haul international flights in 2019.
The president of Ukraine has insisted that Iran fully admit responsibility.
However, the airline company will fly to Toronto, Brussels, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Krakow, Madrid, London, and Vilnius more frequently.
The carrier announced that the flights are lossmaking because of the need to bypass the territory of the Russian Federation.
The airline also announced outgoing president Miroshnikov’s new position.
In particular, the airline is closing its shortest flight, the Kyiv-Vinnytsia flight.
It took the Ukrainian airline 26 years to reach this landmark.
Duty free packages, laptop, press, camera, etc. must be packed in hand luggage or will be charged for their transportation.
The most punctual carrier in July was Windrose Airlines
The flight was operated on a Boeing 737 airliner
The 361-seat aircraft will fly on UIA’s routes to New York, Beijing, and Bangkok.
UIA’s fleet now consists of 42 aircraft of various modifications
UIA plans to take delivery of 10 aircraft this year.