Starting December 6, 2009 UIA increases frequency of its own flights from Kiev to Tbilisi from 4 to 6 times a week. From now on UIA’s own flights will be operated daily, except Saturday.
Despite difficult economic situation in the industry and in economy in whole, in 2009 UIA did not cancel any of its destinations, nor did it put on stand-by any of its aircrafts but instead continued to expand its business.
Thanks to code-share cooperation with our partner Etihad Airways, you can now fly with UIA to Johannesburg 3 times a week via Abu Dhabi – one of the fastest routings linking Ukraine with South Africa.
On September 25th Ukraine International Airlines carried a young tapir from Vienna to Tbilisi via Kiev. Thus UIA continues cooperation with Tbilisi Zoo. The Airline had already carried rare deer, sea lions, a lion cub, cheetahs and other animals for this zoo.
From now on all visitors to UIA`s website have access to information about the workings of the Airline’s Training center - TRTO (Type Rating Training Organization). The training center page contains details about training courses for aviation personnel, pictures and a video of practical courses and information about the Instructors.
Today, on November 10, 2009 UIA opened sales for Kiev-Johannesburg flights via Abu Dhabi. Tickets can be booked and purchased at any UIA Ticket Office or appointed Travel Agency and via the UIA web-site
Commencing November 9, 2009 Ukraine International Airlines have added some new destinations on the airline’s web-site to the list of flights that allow online check-in for passengers with electronic tickets. The online check-in service allows passengers to considerably cut their queuing time at the airport.
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) delivered one million flu masks weighing a total of 4 tonnes free of charge from Frankfurt am Main to Kiev. The masks will help to prevent the spread of the viral infection in Ukraine.
Press-services of the leading Ukrainian carriers Ukraine International Airlines and “AeroSvit”, as well as the International Airport “Boryspil”, have announced the following measures taken to combat the influenza epidemic in Ukraine.
Now you can check-in online not just from your personal computer but directly at Boryspil airport. Special web check-in kiosks are now available.
Effective October 25, 2009 the UIA winter 2009/2010 Schedule takes effect until March 27, 2010. During this Winter season UIA offers new opportunities to travel to Europe, the Gulf as well as to the cities of Ukraine.
Effective 24th December 2009, UIA`s new direct service will link Odessa and Dubai – two resort cities known as the most dynamic centres of trade and tourism of Ukraine and UAE.
UIA’s new flight to Abu Dhabi opens up a direct and easy way to dozens of popular tourist destinations in Asia, Africa, Australia and the Gulf. Remote countries and exotic islands are now closer!
Ukraine International Airlines have introduced another pleasant surprise for passengers! From now on you can not only book a hotel, but also rent a room or a bed in a modern and comfortable hostel! This service is available in Ukraine and in Georgia.
As of October 25, 2009, Air France transfers its flights to Kiev to Terminal 2E of the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. All AF/UIA code share flights PS 9262/PS 9263 and PS 9282/PS 9283 now depart from and arrive at Terminal 2E, where the common check-in is in use. UIA’s own flight PS 702 will be operated as before from Terminal B2
The new uniform, designed by famous designer Irina Karavay, is in UIA`s traditional corporate colors. It is stylish and modern. The new uniform is designed in different variants for each season; summer, fall/spring and winter.
From now on passengers of Ukraine International Airlines with electronic tickets departing on scheduled flights from Kiev Boryspil Airport to Berlin, Brussels, Vienna, Zurich, Rome, Milan, Dubai, Nice, Lisbon, Tbilisi, Lvov and Simferopol may now check-in on the airline’s website.
September 5th 2009 became a red-letter day in the UIA history. On that day our airline expanded its fleet with the new passenger airplane – Boeing 737-800, delivered from the Boeing plant in Seattle.
Ukraine International Airlines was one of the first in Ukraine to offer its clients a brand new service – online Cash Payment technology – which allows customers to pay for tickets through bank transfer when booking flights on the UIA website.
September 15th UIA regular cargo flight PS 4999 from Vienna to Kiev delivered two engine stands for Boeing type aircraft. This is the largest cargo ever carried by UIA in almost 18 years of the company’s activity.
In May, 2009 UIA gained the lead on Ukraine’s passenger air transportation market and has been successfully holding its leading position during the summer tourist season.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Ukraine has granted Ukraine International Airlines with regular rights, an Air Operator Certificate for operations within domestic and international commercial networks valid for the next two years until August, 29, 2011.
UIA has modernized its own system of corporate communications based on the Cisco Unified Communications solutions and Cisco Unified Contact Center Express platform.
On August 18 UIA carried some unusual passengers. An eight-month-old lion cub and a couple of cheetahs were traveling in the cargo hold of a ‘plane operating the regular PS 470 flight from Zurich to Kiev.
The first three weeks of operations for the new Boeing 737-800, which joined the UIA fleet July 24, 2009, has shown tangible fuel savings.
On July 24th Ukraine International Airlines expanded its fleet with the new passenger airplane –Boeing 737-800, delivered from Boeing plant in Seattle.
Book a car rental services at UIA web, get guarantee special discounted rate in Budget countries* (10% off) and get a free car rental trip.
UIA`s Kiev-Abu-Dhabi-Kiev flight is the first direct flight from Ukraine to the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Flights will be operated in code-sharing with the national UAE airline - Etihad Airways.
UIA had organized the transportation of the team members and the balloon itself to Italy, supporting the promotion of Ukraine’s image in Europe and the whole world.
On June 18, 2009 the new IOSA certificate issued for Ukraine International Airlines after the scheduled IOSA audit (IATA Operational Safety Audit) will become operational.
On 6th June 2009, Ukraine International Airlines launches scheduled flight between Kiev and Nice. Flights are operated by Boeing-737 aircraft in two class cabin configuration - Business class and Economy class.
Ukraine International Airlines introduced its improved web-site www.flyUIA.com to the visitors. Its modern design reflects the new corporate style of the Airline.
UIA prepared a new surprise for its passengers! Starting April 28 Ukraine International Airlines launches a Web-based check-in service on its web-site www.flyUIA.com!
Ukraine International Airlines has ended 2008 with a profit despite the global crisis influencing the financial results of many airlines of the world and unprecedented prices for aviation fuel.
Ukraine International Airlines announced a further reduction to its fuel surcharges. Starting December 2008 fuel surcharges being the part of the total air ticket price, had dropped down on UIA 30 scheduled directions.
Effective March 29th Ukraine International Airlines presented Summer 2009 Schedule which will be valid until October 31st, 2009.
During summer 2009 navigation season Ukraine International Airlines offer its passengers new opportunities for tourism.
In July and September 2009 Ukraine International Airlines will be the first airline in Ukraine to operate 2 new generation Boeing 737-800 aircrafts, delivered from Boeing plant in Seattle.
Paris in March is charming, beautiful Amsterdam and Barcelona, unforgettable London and Vienna… True beauty lovers come to Europe at the beginning of spring to be impressed by world-famous cities, as well as visit their unique, entertainment and sometimes humorous events.
Ukraine International Airlines received a Certificate from the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine giving it the right to establish its own Training Centre.
UIA offers its passengers a special fare for daily Kiev-London-Kiev flight: 123 USD for the round trip excluding taxes.
In February-March 2009 Ukraine International Airlines invite its passengers to visit the brightest carnivals of Europe.
Now, UIA passengers and passengers of its partner airlines have additional advantage: they can purchase tickets directly at Terminal A of Borispol Airport, which serves Ukraine’s domestic flights.
Flying in the face of world airline industry trends of marked reductions in all aspects of air travel Ukraine International Airlines has met and exceeded its projected targets for 2008 and ended the year with the 9th straight year of profit in a row
Ukraine International Airlines invites you to open the 2009 European skiing season with scheduled flights to almost all the top European skiing venues