Ukraine International Airlines decided to reduce fuel charges for ticket purchases originated from Ukraine.
In the period January to November 2008 Ukraine International Airlines carried 1,561 million passengers; 17.1 % more than in the first 11 months of 2007.
Ukraine International Airlines had signed a further cooperation agreement with European Cargo Services that provide sales representation for cargo services across Europe and worldwide.
Ukraine International Airlines increase their fleet of Boeing airliners to seventeen with the delivery of another 737-400 as part of their fleet renovation and expansion plans
In the period January to October 2008 Ukraine International Airlines carried 1.433 million passengers; 17% more than in the first 10 months of 2007.
On October 26, 2008 Ukraine International Airlines winter timetable 2008/2009 took an effect. It will be valid up to March 28, 2008.
Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the largest and rapidly expanding hotel operators in the world, signed a partnership agreement with Panorama Club, frequent flyer program of Ukraine International Airlines.
UIA, the only scheduled air cargo service provider in Ukraine extends cooperation with its international partners and increases the frequency of flights for its new 737-300SF freighter.
UIA transport a pair of cheetahs from South Africa on their scheduled flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Kyiv
UIA, the official air carrier of the Ukrainian national football team, will fly the team to Kharkiv to play against Croatia in a vital FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifier
During 30 days of September of the current year Ukraine International Airlines provided services to 168 000 passengers – same as during whole 12 months of the year 1996. Which means that after exactly 12 years transportation volumes of the company increased by 12 times.
In the period January to August 2008 Ukraine International Airlines carried 1.14 million passengers; 21% more than in the first 8 months of 2007.
In July 2008 UIA operated 1830 flights. The passenger load factor in July 2008 has made up 74%, on average, in July 2007 – 63%. This exceeded the same index of the previous year by 11%.
On 25 July 2008 Ukraine International Airlines has brought to Kiev a patriarchal delegation headed by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I. This delegation arrived in Kiev for the celebration of 1020th anniversary of Kyiv Rus christening.
On July 9, 2008 the first Boeing 737-300SF freighter aircraft of Ukraine International Airlines operated Kiev-Vienna-Kiev commercial flight.
UIA carried 760 000 passengers in the first 6 months of 2008. This was 25% more than in the same period of the previous year.
May 31, 2008 will see licensed travel agencies worldwide, which use to administer ticket sales through Billing Settlement Plan (BSP) under the auspices of International Air Transport Association (IATA), issue paper tickets for the last time.
On 16 May 2008, Ukraine International Airlines signed a five-year cooperation agreement with Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU). According to this agreement UIA becomes FFU’s official air carrier partner.
940 scheduled flights were operated by UIA in March 2008. This exceeded the same index of the previous year by 3,4%.
Ukraine International Airlines, the first airline in the post-CIS countries and one of the first in Europe, installs ‘winglets’ on its Boeing 737 aircrafts 5 March, 2008; Kyiv, Ukraine – UIA announced today the plans to upgrade its fleet with ‘winglets’ (extended raised wingtips) on its Boeing 737-300 and 737-500 aircraft.
Ukraine International Airlines has just made booking airline tickets a whole lot easier and faster. From January 2008 clients will be able to book and pay for their tickets on all UIA scheduled flights and those of their partner airlines, Austrian Airlines, KLM, Air France, Alitalia and TAP Air Portugal,
Ukraine International Airlines brings its customers closer to Europe’s richest romantic traditions during the February-March romantic season
Ukraine International Airlines have reviewed the preliminary results of the company`s performance in 2007. This year turned out to be the most successful in the airlines’ 15-years history.
January 1st 2008 UIA became the official member of the Assocіatіon of European Aіrlіnes, uniting 33 leading air carriers of the continent.