UIA received the second Boeing 777 aircraft

Friday, May 4, Ukraine International welcomed the second of four wide-body long-haul Boeing 777-200ER aircraft into its fleet. The plane received the UR-GOB registration number.

The aircraft accommodates 361 passengers in three-class cabin configuration, i.e. Business Class, Premium Economy Class, and Economy Class. UIA will operate the aircraft on routes between Kiev and New York, Beijing, and Bangkok. The UR-GOB is leased from the world’s leading lessor AerCap that will deliver two more Boeing 777-200ER aircraft by 2018 year-end.

The aircraft is equipped with Panasonic Corporation AVOD (Audio Video On Demand) individual IFE system. Every seat is equipped with personal screen with a vast content menu, which includes over 80 feature movies, works of Ukraine’s cinematograph, TV shows, children's films, and cartoons. Entertaining content is available for viewing in Ukrainian, English, Russian, Chinese, French, Hindi, and other languages.

Moreover, great functionality of the multimedia system makes possible to track the aircraft in real-time mode by using the interactive touch-sensitive 3D-map with 3D globe image, 100 city guides, including 20 cities of Ukraine, Kids map – Animals App, as well as Wi-Fi connectivity.

The aircraft cabins are equipped with Bruce Aerospace Sky Interior modern lighting system, which creates a special atmosphere and the most comfortable conditions for the passengers during the flight.

“The growth of the long-haul fleet by adding the second Boeing 777-200ER will significantly increase the level of comfort for passengers traveling long distances, - noted Evgeniya Satska, UIA Communications Director. The qualitatively new product of UIA will be interesting both for Ukrainian and for transfer passengers, and will raise the attractiveness of the Boryspil International Airport as a hub and attract new transit flows to Ukraine”

UIA keeps enhancing the long-haul fleet. Two more Boeing 777s are scheduled to arrive in Q2 – Q3 2018, one of them is expected to join the UIA fleet in late May.

UIA operates 43 aircraft including 29 medium haul Boeing 737 NG aircraft with the average age of 9 years. Currently, UIA fleet’s average age amounts to 11.4 years.

For information:

Ukraine International (UIA) was founded in 1992. UIA is a 100% privately owned carrier. The airline connects Ukraine with over 50 capitals and key cities of Europe, Asia, America, Africa, the Middle East, and CIS countries and provides connections with its international partners’ flights to over 3,000 other destinations worldwide. UIA operates over 1100 scheduled flights per week. The base airport for UIA is Kiev Boryspil (KBP). For more information on UIA visit the company’s website www.flyUIA.com

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Boeing 777-200ER UR-GOB aircraft

Business Class:

  • Seating: 2х3х2;
  • Seat pitch: 74 inches (188 cm);
  • Seat width: 21 inches (53 cm), fully converted ergonomic seats (length 72 inches, i.e. 183 cm) with pneumatic control mechanism and lower back massage option;
  • 16-inch Elite V2 screen with remote control;
  • Individual electric power socket and USB-unit;
  • Hot meals, onboard bar menu, press materials, and travel kit (blanket, pillow, hygiene kit, socks, and eye mask).

Premium Economy Class:

  • Seating: 2х4х2;
  • Seat pitch: 38 inches (97 cm);
  • Seat width: 19 inches (48 cm); seat back falls back by 8 inches (20 cm);
  • 13-inch Elite V3 screen with remote control;
  • Individual electric power socket and USB-unit;
  • Hot meals, onboard bar menu, and travel kit (blanket, socks, earplugs, and eye mask).

Economy Class:

  • Seating: 3х4х3;
  • Seat pitch: 30 – 32 inches (76 – 81 cm);
  • Seat width: 17 inches (43 сm) seat back falls back by 5 inches (13 сm);
  • 9-inch Eco V2 screen and USB-unit.