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News 2015

UIA provides Panorama Club members with more opportunities to accrue and redeem miles

23.12.2015
Effective December 23, 2015, UIA expands the range of Panorama Club benefits providing the program`s members with the opportunity to accrue and redeem bonus miles when booking Pre-paid excess baggage service.  

UIA launches direct flights between Kharkov and Kutaisi

18.12.2015
December 18, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines launches non-stop scheduled flights connecting Kharkov and Kutaisi, providing passengers from Eastern Ukraine with an opportunity to quickly reach key cities and ski resorts of Georgia.  

UIA launches Holiday Sale

17.12.2015
Ukraine International Airlines launches ticket sale timed to coincide with Christmas and the New Year.  

UIA increases the Kiev – Tehran flight frequency

16.12.2015
Effective July 15, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will increase the Kiev – Tehran flight frequency offering passengers to take advantage of up to 7 weekly fights.  

UIA increases the Kiev – Amman flight frequency

07.12.2015
Within the period of Summer 2016 Schedule Ukraine International Airlines will increase the Kiev – Amman flight frequency offering passengers to take advantage of up to 7 weekly fights.  

UIA doubles Lvov – Tel Aviv flight frequency

24.11.2015
January 24, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will double the frequency of non-stop scheduled services connecting Lvov and Tel Aviv.  

UIA launches flights to Aktau

18.11.2015
November 18, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines will operate its first non-stop scheduled flight connecting Kiev and Aktau, Kazakhstan. Aktau will become the third destination connecting Ukraine and Kazakhstan, after Astana and Almaty.   

UIA upgrades the Buy on Board meal concept

12.11.2015
Ukraine International Airlines upgrade the Buy on Board meal concept. Effective November 5, 2015, UIA passengers are provided with an opportunity to take advantage of the Preordered Meal service. Meals can be ordered and purchased on UIA website, at UIA ticket offices and the carrier`s Contact Center.  

UIA offers a 23% discount to mark its 23rd anniversary

10.11.2015
To mark the company`s 23rd anniversary, Ukraine International Airlines offers passengers, purchasing tickets for UIA scheduled flights, 23% off the ticket fare.  

UIA offers more travel opportunities within the New Year period

04.11.2015
In Winter 2015/2016 Ukraine International Airlines will operate a number of additional scheduled flights and launch several wintertime services providing passengers with more travel opportunities.  

UIA flights to the Middle East are operated according to international aviation safety and security requirements

03.11.2015
Responding to numerous requests regarding operations over the Sinai Peninsula, Ukraine International Airlines inform the press and passengers on the following  

UIA launches Corporate Loyalty Program

30.10.2015
Starting November 2, 2015, UIA offers companies to join its new Loyalty Program for corporate clients Panorama Club CORPORATE, and reduce the business travel costs significantly.  

UIA to operate non-stop daily flights connecting
Odessa with Tel Aviv

29.10.2015
April 22, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will increase the frequency of non-stop scheduled Odessa – Tel Aviv – Odessa services to up to 7 flights per week. Tickets are available on UIA official website, the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA rewards Panorama Club members for bookings via Booking.com

28.10.2015
Ukraine International Airlines provides Panorama Club members with an opportunity to earn bonus miles for booking accommodation via Booking.com.  

UIA increased flight frequency between Kiev and Minsk

27.10.2015
October 25, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines increased flight frequency between Kiev and Minsk offering passengers to take advantage of double-daily non-stop scheduled service.  

UIA launched flights to Ivano-Frankovsk

27.10.2015
October 25, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines operated its first non-stop scheduled flight between Kiev and Ivano-Frankovsk, having expanded its domestic route network up to six destinations when departing from Kiev.  

UIA Winter 2015/2016 Schedule news

23.10.2015
In winter 2015/2016 Ukraine International Airlines plan to expand its domestic route network, increase frequencies on a number of international services, as well as launch flights to new destinations.  

UIA improved its cargo performance

22.10.2015
Ukraine International Airlines summed up the results of cargo and mail operations within the period of January – September 2015.  

UIA increases flight frequency between Kiev and Rome

20.10.2015
Effective March 27, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will increase flight frequency between Kiev and Rome providing passengers with more opportunities to travel to the capital of Italy and beyond.  

UIA launches flights to Venice

19.10.2015
March 27, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled flights connecting Kiev and Venice. Tickets are available on UIA official website, the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA analyzed the January – September 2015 performance

16.10.2015
Ukraine International Airlines analyzed its performance within the period of January 1 – September 30, 2015. Notably, the period is marked with quality indexes upward trend.  

UIA is the Ukrainian Fashion Week official carrier

13.10.2015
Ukraine International Airlines extends partnership with Ukrainian Fashion Week (UFW) by becoming the official carrier of Ukraine`s major fashion event.  

UIA launches flights to Kutaisi

08.10.2015
December 18, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled flights connecting Kharkov and Kutaisi, Georgia. Tickets are already available on UIA official website, the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA launches flights to Aktau

05.10.2015
November 18, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled flights connecting Kiev and Aktau, Kazakhstan. Tickets are already available on UIA official website, the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA increases flight frequency between Odessa and Istanbul

01.10.2015
Effective January 25, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will increase flight frequency between Odessa and Istanbul up to 2 non-stop daily scheduled flights. Tickets for UIA services are available on UIA official website, at the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA received the EASA Certificate

30.09.2015
Ukraine International Airlines were recognized an authorized Third Country Operator according to the European Aviation Safety Agency regulations.  

UIA carried Hasids and Ukrainian pilgrims

24.09.2015
Within the period of September 7 – 21, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines carried Hasids and Ukrainian pilgrims from Israel to Ukraine and from Ukraine to Israel on scheduled and charter flights.  

UIA awards Panorama Club members for using the Web check-in service

22.09.2015
Ukraine International Airlines provide Panorama Club members with yet another opportunity to earn bonus miles by awarding passengers 100 bonus miles for checking in online on UIA website www.flyuia.com or via the Airline`s mobile app.  

UIA is forced to postpone operations to Ashgabat

21.09.2015
Ukraine International is forced to postpone the launch of non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Ashgabat, scheduled to be operated starting September 21, 2015.  

UIA increases flight frequency between Lvov and Bologna

17.09.2015
Within the period of Summer 2016 Schedule Ukraine International Airlines will increase flight frequency between Lvov and Bologna up to 2 non-stop weekly scheduled flights. Tickets for UIA services are available on UIA official website, at the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA increases flight frequency between Kiev and Warsaw

01.09.2015
Within the period of Summer 2016 Schedule Ukraine International Airlines will increase flight frequency between Kiev and Warsaw by launching additional flights.  

UIA prolongs flight program from Lvov to Rome and Tel Aviv

20.08.2015
Given high demand for non-stop services en routes Lvov – Rome and Lvov – Tel Aviv Ukraine International Airlines prolongs its flight program through to the end of Winter 2015/2016 Schedule.  

UIA expands its domestic route network

18.08.2015
October 25, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled services en route Kiev – Ivano-Frankovsk – Kiev. Tickets are already available on UIA official website, the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA increases frequency en route Kiev – Beijing

17.08.2015
Within the period of Summer 2016 Schedule Ukraine International Airlines will increase frequency en route Kiev – Beijing – Kiev up to five weekly flights.  

UIA will increase flight frequency en route New York – Kiev

14.08.2015
Within the period of Summer 2016 Schedule Ukraine International Airlines will increase flight frequency en route New York – Kiev up to seven flights a week. Tickets are available on UIA official website, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA carried exotic animals from the Netherlands to Armenia

13.08.2015
Wednesday, August 12, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines transported two maras and three meerkats on its regular flights PS102 Amsterdam – Kiev and PS611 Kiev – Yerevan. Transportation of animals was carried out under the UIA Professional Cargo Solutions program.  

UIA launched a mobile app for online check-in

12.08.2015
Ukraine International Airlines launched a mobile app allowing online check-in for all UIA-operated flights. Available for Android devices, this app can be downloaded from Google Play for free.  

UIA enhances flights’ comfort

10.08.2015
Friday, August 7, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines changed the approach to selling Business Class tickets on next generation Embraer 190. Now, in order to enhance comfort during the flights, both neighboring seats in a row are available for just one passenger.   

UIA is the first airline in the world to offer its passengers choose their fellow travellers

06.08.2015
Due to Ukraine International Airlines and NextTo internet platform partnership effective August 7, UIA passengers how have a chance to travel even more comfortably choosing their fellow travellers. Beyond that, NextTo offers its users the following options:   

UIA lent support to Charity Fund of Development Computer and Information Technologies for Disabled People AIK

04.08.2015
As a part of social care activities related to the carriage of people with special needs, UIA lent support to Charity Fund of Development Computer and Information Technologies for Disabled People AIK by carrying a group of 4 persons.  

UIA connects Ukraine and Turkmenistan

31.07.2015
September 21, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled services en route Kiev – Ashgabat – Kiev. Tickets are already available on UIA official website, the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies.  

UIA calls for holding the Industry Leaders Round Table discussion

29.07.2015
As Ukraine`s flag carrier and the industry leader, Ukraine International Airlines propose to hold the Industry Leaders Round Table discussion “How to Lower Ticket Fares for Ukrainians” in Kiev in mid-September 2015.  

UIA asked the European Commission to make a strong contribution to the conclusion procedure for the Common Aviation Area Agreement

20.07.2015
As Ukraine`s flag airline actively introducing the model of a transit carrier from West to East and from North to South, Ukraine International Airlines regards deregulation of air traffic between Ukraine and the EU to be an overwhelmingly important stage of Ukraine`s integration into global aviation community. That`s why UIA asked the European Commission to make a strong contribution to accelerate the process and commence as soon as possible the conclusion procedure for the Common Aviation Area Agreement.  

UIA and 1+1 Media launch a new CSR program

20.07.2015
Ukraine International Airlines and 1+1 Media Holding commence implementing the new corporate social responsibility program. As part of the program 1+1 Media raises funds to honor medical treatment of serious patients abroad while UIA guarantees to carry 2 aided persons* on each scheduled international flight.  

UIA welcomes the Open Skies agreement between Ukraine and the US

20.07.2015
Ukraine International Airlines welcome the conclusion of the Open Skies agreement between Ukraine and the United States of America and regards it to be an overwhelmingly important stage of Ukraine`s integration into global aviation community.  

UIA launched flights from Kharkov to Tel Aviv

07.07.2015
Sunday, July 5, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines launched non-stop scheduled summertime services en route Kharkov – Tel Aviv – Kharkov.  

UIA analyzed the June 2015 performance

06.07.2015
Ukraine international Airlines analyzed its performance within the period of June 1 – 30, 2015.  

UIA connects Odessa with the cities of the former SU and beyond

02.07.2015
Within the period of Summer 2015 Schedule Ukraine International is operating non-stop scheduled flights from/to Odessa to/from Vilnius, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Baku, and Yerevan connecting Odessa with the cities of the former SU and beyond and providing passengers with more travel opportunities.  

UIA launched flights from Lvov to Rome

01.07.2015
Saturday, June 27, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines launched non-stop scheduled summertime services en route Lvov – Rome – Lvov providing passengers from Western Ukraine with an opportunity to quickly reach Italy and travel beyond.  

UIA launches non-stop services from Odessa to Vilnius

26.06.2015
Saturday, June 27, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines launched non-stop scheduled summertime services en route Odessa – Vilnius – Odessa.  

UIA launched flights from Lvov to Madrid

22.06.2015
Sunday, June 21, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines launched non-stop scheduled summertime services en route Lvov – Madrid – Lvov.  

UIA carried Spheniscus humboldti Czech Republic to Turkey

19.06.2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015, 3 Spheniscus humboldti (penguins) were transported on Ukraine International Airlines flights PS808 Prague – Kiev and PS715 Kiev – Istanbul. Transportation of the animals was carried out under the UIA Professional Cargo Solutions program.  

UIA launches non-stop services between the cities of Ukraine

18.06.2015
Effective June 18 and 19, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines launch non-stop scheduled services en routes Kharkov – Odessa – Kharkov and Lvov – Odessa – Lvov respectively.  

UIA launched flights to Amman

17.06.2015
Tuesday, June 16, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines connected Ukraine and Jordan by launching non-stop scheduled service en route Kiev – Amman – Kiev.  

UIA launches flights to Thessaloniki

15.06.2015
Saturday, June 13, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines launched non-stop summertime services en route Kiev – Thessaloniki – Kiev. Thus, the leading Ukraine`s carrier traditionally provided passengers with more opportunities when traveling to Greece.  

UIA has successfully completed IOSA Audit

05.06.2015
Based on the results of International Air Transport Association (IATA) follow-up audit for the compliance with the highest operational safety standards, Ukraine International Airlines received the new IOSA Certificate which will take legal effect on June 17, 2015.  

UIA launches flights to Kutaisi

04.06.2015
In summer 2015 Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled service en route Kiev – Kutaisi (Georgia) – Kiev. Tickets are already available.  

UIA partners Ukrainian delegation at Cannes Film Festival

02.06.2015
Ukraine International Airlines became the official carrier of the Ukrainian delegation representing the film industry of Ukraine at Marche du Film of the 68th International Film Festival held in Cannes between May 13 and 22.  

UIA offers Panorama Club members new opportunities

25.05.2015
Ukraine International Airlines and partners offer Panorama Club members more options when earning bonus miles.   

UIA launches flights connecting Lvov and Tel Aviv

20.05.2015
Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines will operate the first non-stop scheduled flight en route Lvov – Tel Aviv – Lvov.  

UIA launched flights connecting Kharkov and Tel Aviv

18.05.2015
Sunday, May 17, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines launched non-stop scheduled service en route Kharkov – Tel Aviv – Kharkov.  

UIA makes new Panorama Club members a special offer

14.05.2015
Ukraine International Airlines launch a special promotion offering new Panorama Club members even more bonuses and privileges.  

UIA carried a laughing hyena from Belgium to Armenia

13.05.2015
Wednesday, 13 May 2015, a laughing hyena was transported on Ukraine International Airlines flights PS499 Liege – Kiev and PS494 Kiev – Yerevan. Transportation of the animal was carried out under the UIA Professional Cargo Solutions program.  

UIA and BELAVIA offer triple daily service between Kiev and Minsk

12.05.2015
Ukraine International Airlines and BELAVIA extend partnership by concluding the long-term code-share agreement en route Kiev – Minsk. Thus, passengers are provided with an opportunity to take advantage of triple daily service connecting the capitals of Ukraine and Belarus.  

UIA expands its online service portfolio

08.05.2015
Ukraine International Airlines expand online service portfolio by providing passengers with an opportunity to obtain travel insurance when booking tickets on www.flyuia.com.  

UIA launched direct flights connecting Odessa and St. Petersburg

05.05.2015
April 29, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines operated its first non-stop scheduled flight en route Odessa – St. Petersburg – Odessa.  

UIA launched non-stop scheduled service en route Kiev – Beijing

05.05.2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines operated its first ever non-stop scheduled flight en route Kiev – Beijing. Thus, the capital of China became the 3rd long-haul destination on UIA route map.  

UIA invites to tender for the development of an online booking system

28.04.2015
In order to provide passengers with high quality services and innovative IT solutions, Ukraine International Airlines invited to tender for the development of a multifunction online shop.   

UIA launched flights connecting Odessa and Moscow

27.04.2015
Saturday, April 25, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines operated the first non-stop scheduled flight en route Odessa – Moscow – Odessa.  

UIA entered TOP 10 Ukraine`s Most Attractive Employers 2015

24.04.2015
Following the results of the survey conducted by Universum international research consultancy and HeadHunter Ukraine international HR portal, Ukraine International Airlines was recognized one of TOP 10 Ukraine`s Most Attractive Employers 2015 Business/Commerce.  

UIA is recognized as one of the leaders of Moscow Domodedovo Airport punctuality rating

20.04.2015
Ukraine International became one of the Moscow Domodedovo International Airport`s most punctual foreign carriers in march and Q1 2015.  

UIA launches flights to Amman

16.04.2015
Within the period of Summer 2015 Schedule Ukraine International Airlines will connect Ukraine and Jordan by launching non-stop scheduled service en route Kiev – Amman – Kiev. Ticket sales are already open.  

UIA sums up the results of cargo operations

15.04.2015
Ukraine International Airlines sum up the results of cargo and mail operations within the period of IATA Winter 2014/2015 Schedule.  

UIA launched flights to Minsk

14.04.2015
Ukraine International Airlines operated the carrier’s first non-stop scheduled Kiev – Minsk – Kiev flight on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.  

UIA carried the Holy Flame from Israel to Kazakhstan

14.04.2015
April 11, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines carried the Holy Flame from Tel Aviv to Kiev. April 12, the cargo flew beyond to the cities of Kazakhstan – Astana and Almaty.  

UIA launched flights to Zaporozhye

08.04.2015
Ukraine International Airlines operated the carrier’s first non-stop scheduled Kiev – Zaporozhye – Kiev flight on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Thus, the leading Ukraine`s carrier expanded its domestic flight geography. Currently UIA operates flights from Kiev to five domestic destinations namely Dnepropetrovsk, Lvov, Odessa, Kharkov, and Zaporozhye.  

UIA welcomes the introduction of the Open Skies at Lvov International airport

07.04.2015
Ukraine International Airlines hail the decision of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine to support the initiative of Lvov authorities on the Open Skies` introduction at Lvov International airport. UIA aspires this step will boost air traffic development and tourist flow increase between Western Ukraine and European countries.  

UIA extends partnership with Chinese carriers

07.04.2015
Getting ready to launch non-stop scheduled services en route Kiev – Beijing – Kiev, Ukraine International Airlines extend partnership with such Chinese carriers as Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Airlines and Hainan Airlines. Thus, UIA provides passengers with more travel opportunities.  

UIA sums up the results of Winter 2014/15 Schedule

02.04.2015
Following the analysis of its operations within the period of October 2014 – March 2015, Ukraine International Airlines sum up the results of IATA 2014/15 winter season.  

UIA operated the first Kiev – Riga – Kiev flight

31.03.2015
Ukraine International Airlines operated the carrier’s first non-stop scheduled Kiev – Riga – Kiev flight on Sunday, March 29, 2015.  

Current UIA regulations provide for at least two authorized persons` presence in the cockpit

27.03.2015
Ukraine International states that UIA internal regulations are more stringent than current international standards, and provide for at least two crew members` presence in the cockpit.  

UIA launches flights to Zaporozhye

27.03.2015
Effective April 7, 2015, Ukraine International launches non-stop scheduled service between Kiev and Zaporozhye. This city will become the fifth regional center on the leading Ukraine`s carriers route network.  

UIA and Austrian Airlines expand partnership

26.03.2015
Ukraine International disposes rumors about UIA and Austrian Airlines having ceased partnership. Partner carriers expand the scope of the code share agreement concluded in 2003. The new terms and conditions take effect on March 29, 2015, and involve code sharing on all UIA and Austrian Airlines` flights connecting Ukraine and Austria.  

UIA flights from/to Kharkov in Summer-2015

26.03.2015
Within the period of Summer 2015 Schedule – effective March 29 until October 24 – Ukraine International will operate a number of non-stop scheduled domestic and international flights and thus will offer its passengers to quickly and conveniently travel from/to Kharkov to/from Kiev, Odessa, Batumi and Tel Aviv.  

UIA launches non-stop flights from/to Lvov

25.03.2015
Within the period of Summer 2015 Schedule Ukraine International will be operating non-stop scheduled flights from/to Lvov to/from Kiev, Odessa, Bologna, Rome, Madrid and Tel Aviv providing passengers with more travel opportunities.  

UIA launches international flights from/to Odessa

17.03.2015
Within the period of Summer 2015 Schedule Ukraine International will be operating non-stop scheduled flights from/to Odessa to/from Vilnius, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Baku, Yerevan, Kharkov and Lvov providing passengers with more travel opportunities.  

UIA is the Moscow Domodedovo Airport`s most punctual carrier

17.03.2015
Ukraine International became the 1st prize winner of the Moscow Domodedovo International Airport foreign carriers` punctuality contest in January 2015.  

UIA Summer 2015 Schedule news

13.03.2015
In summer 2015 Ukraine International Airlines plan to expand both long-haul and medium-haul flight geography, as well as to launch new domestic flights and offer passengers non-stop international services from the cities of Ukraine. Compared to summer 2014, UIA increases the number of flights by over 13%.  

UIA opens a Representative Office in Tashkent

04.03.2015
Due to the potential passengers` strong demand for purchasing tickets for Ukraine International Airlines` flights directly from the carrier, March 2, 2015, UIA opened the Representative Office in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.   

UIA received the AIA Best New Entrant Performance Award

26.02.2015
Regarding the 2014 results Athens International Airport awarded Ukraine International the Best New Entrant Performance Award.  

UIA offers Honeymoon discounts

25.02.2015
Ukraine International offers the newly-weds 25% off ticket fares for the honeymoon and thus helps couples to make their travel dreams come true.  

UIA guarantees ticket refund in case of visa refusal

17.02.2015
To minimize financial losses that passengers might suffer, Ukraine International informs on introducing full ticket refund guarantee in case of visa refusal.   

UIA makes a Personal Offer

11.02.2015
Ukraine International implements the 2015 Personal Offer complex marketing program designed to render passenger-friendly services, to personify offers, and to provide passengers with the widest variety of travel opportunities and best deals.  

UIA launches flights en route Kiev – Riga – Kiev

10.02.2015
March 29, 2015, Ukraine International will launch non-stop scheduled service en route Kiev – Riga – Kiev. Tickets are already available on UIA official website, at the carrier`s Contact Center, in UIA ticket offices, as well as authorized travel agencies.  

UIA launches flights en route Kiev – Minsk – Kiev

02.02.2015
Starting April 14, 2015, Ukraine International will be operating non-stop scheduled flights to Minsk. Tickets are already available.  

UIA offers to save 50% on extra baggage

29.01.2015
Ukraine International provides passengers with an opportunity to save 50% on extra baggage when paying an extra baggage charge in advance.  

UIA has successfully passed the assessment for Canadian Foreign Air Operator Certificate

28.01.2015
Transport Canada Aviation Security reported Ukraine International to have successfully passed the assessment of the security measures and received a Canadian Foreign Air Operator Certificate (FAOC) permitting scheduled passenger services from Ukraine to Canada.