Friday, November 16, Ukraine International Airlines transported its 50 millionth passenger. It was the young Michael Osipchuk, who went from Kyiv to Paris on UIA PS127 flight.
The welcome ceremony of UIA 50 million passenger was held at UIA check-in area in Terminal D at Kyiv Boryspil International airport. On behalf of the carrier UIA Communications Director Evgeniya Satska congratulate the hero of the day.
The hero received souvenirs from the airline - a pilot's cap, as well as a model of the UIA long-haul Boeing-767 aircraft. In addition, another pleasant surprise awaited aboard Michael and his family - upgrading to the business class and personal greetings on behalf of the commander and the entire crew.
“For a quarter of a century of successful work in the Ukrainian and international aviation markets, UIA has reached 50 million passengers,” noted UIA Communications Director, Yevgenia Satska. - This figure suggests that the airline managed to win the trust of a huge number of passengers from Ukraine, Europe, Asia, America, the Middle East, and the CIS countries. Our plans to keep growing, developing, and gaining loyalty of millions of travelers from across the world, and to develop an international hub in Kyiv together with our strategic partner - Boryspil International Airport.
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. Currently, UIA operates 42 aircraft including 30 medium haul Boeing 737 NG aircraft with the average age of 8.7 years. UIA fleet’s average age amounts to 10.5 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