Starting from March 2018, a new national airline SkyUp
will start operating that will bring drastic changes to the domestic and
foreign airline markets. This was announced by Minister of Infrastructure of
Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan
at a press conference held on December 14.
Ukrainian air carrier will initially perform international charter
flights, then it is planned to open regular domestic and international
"I am pleased to note that the synergy between business and the state
is yielding a result. It is not just about the development of the air industry,
additional revenues to the budget, the revival of
regional airports. It is vitally important that from now on Ukrainians will
have more opportunities to discover the world", Volodymyr
Omelyan emphasized and added the Ministry of
Infrastructure has embarked on the work on the full implementation of the EU
Directive on airport charges.