Ukraine International enhanced its route network in Africa. On April 6, 2018, UIA operated the first non-stop scheduled flight to the capital of Egypt, Cairo.
The new UIA flights are operated 4 times a week to/from Cairo International Airport on Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737-900 aircraft with two-class cabin configuration – Business Class and Economy Class.
|PS395||Kyiv – Cairo||126.96.36.199||10:30||12:50|
|PS396||Cairo – Kyiv||188.8.131.52||14:15||18:35|
The new flights are scheduled so as to provide optimal connections with UIA domestic services from/to Odesa, Lviv, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhya, Kherson, Ivano-Frankivsk, and Chernivtsi, as well as offer convenient transit scheme to those flying from Europe and Asia.
“UIA keeps developing the model of a network with the hub at Kyiv Boryspil International Airport. Balancing western and eastern, northern and southern vectors is an indispensible factor for the model to operate efficiently, ‒ noted Evgeniya Satska, UIA Communications Director. ‒ We are pleased to have launched non-stop flights to one of the continent’s largest hubs. From now on, our passengers may easily reach any destination in Africa via Cairo. Meantime, passengers from Egypt are provided with an opportunity to take full advantage of vast transit options when traveling to Europe and North America via Kyiv.”
UIA offers one-way economy class tickets (all taxes and surcharges included) for Cairo – Kyiv services at the price from 79 USD (when booking 6 – 10 months prior to scheduled departure).
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 41 aircraft including 28 medium haul Boeing 737 NG aircraft with the average age of 9.4 years. Currently, UIA fleet’s average age amounts to 11.5 years. UIA operates over 1100 scheduled flights per week. The base airport for UIA is Kyiv Boryspil (KBP). For more information on UIA visit the company’s website www.flyUIA.com
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