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UIA analyzed the January – September 2015 performance


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.

Thus, within the reported timeframe UIA increased revenue by 1%, cut costs by 13%, and secured 12.54 million USD operating profit compared to 55.57 million USD operating loss in 2014.

In January – September 2015, UIA operated 31 081 scheduled flights carrying 3 611 352 passengers. These figures surpass the numbers of January – September 2014 by 2% and 26% respectively. The average load factor increased by 12.66% against the fact average ticket rates decreased by 16%.

The carrier launched 19 new non-stop scheduled services – both international and domestic:

Kiev – Beijing;
Kiev – Minsk;
Kiev – Thessaloniki;
Kiev – Amman;
Kiev – Kutaisi;
Kiev – Riga;
Kiev – Zaporozhye;
Lvov – Odessa;
Lvov – Madrid;
Lvov – Bologna;
Lvov – Rome;
Lvov – Tel Aviv;
Odessa – Moscow;
Odessa – St. Petersburg;
Odessa – Vilnius;
Odessa – Kharkov;
Odessa – Lvov;
Kharkov – Batumi;
Kharkov – Tel Aviv.

“Despite the fact effective demand of Ukraine`s consumers decreased substantially, UIA team makes every effort to boost operations, stimulate passenger demand for air transportation, and expand the geography both in Ukraine and beyond, – noted Yuri Miroshnikov, UIA President. – The airline`s January – September 2015 performance allows us to launch new flights, increase frequencies on a number of routes, and prolong our summertime international flight program from the cities of Ukraine within the period of Winter 2015/2016 Schedule. Moreover, our performance clearly demonstrates UIA take efficient steps to operate consistently, gain momentum, and boost figures”.

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