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 Malta Air subsidiary, which was acquired in 2019, will operate the flights on behalf of Ryanair.
Oleksandr Los was the acting president of Antonov until his appointment.
The volume of cargo transportation by Ukraine International Airlines halved in the first six months of 2020.
According to the airport, all its divisions are currently deciding how to optimize their operations and which employees to lay off.
The airport received a Belavia airline flight from Minsk on June 16 evening.
Ukroboronprom’s General Director Aivaras Abromavicius signed the relevant order on June 9.
Domestic flights in Ukraine were resumed at June 5.
The Belavia, LOT, and WizzAir airlines have announced their readiness to resume flights from the Kyiv airport.
Long-haul flights cannot resume before April 2021.
According to Ukraine’s deputy minister of foreign affairs, measures are now being taken to resume the manufacture of not only heavy aircraft, but also medium-sized and small ones, in Ukraine.
The equipment was purchased with credit provided under a program for modernization of Ukraine’s air navigation system and with the support of the EBRD and the EIB.
The nose section of the fuselage has already been installed on an aircraft assembly jig.
Four flights on the Warsaw–New York–Warsaw route are operated by the Lufthansa and LOT airlines, one direct flight on the Kyiv–New York–Kyiv route by UIA, and another flight to China by the SkyUp airline.
A passenger bus route from the city center to the airport is expected to be launched after the opening of the terminal.
According to Ukraine’s minister of foreign affairs, resumption of international flights depends not only on Ukraine.
The opening of the base is scheduled for July 1.
Special flights to Ukraine will be organized from 26 airports around the world.
The giant Ukrainian aircraft landed at the airport in Gostomel on April 22.