Ryanair’s Ukraine flights take off

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Ryanair celebrated its first-ever Ukraine flights (its 37th country) with the start of its new four times weekly Kyiv Boryspil service to/from Berlin Schönefeld, the first of its 12 new Kyiv winter 2018 routes commencing this week, 2 months earlier than originally scheduled due to overwhelming demand.

Ryanair’s Kyiv winter 2018 schedule will deliver:

  • 12 new routes: Barcelona (4 weekly), Berlin Schönefeld (4), Bratislava (3), Bydgoszcz (2), Gdansk (2), Krakow (3), London Stansted (5), Poznan (2), Stockholm Skavsta (3), Vilnius (3), Warsaw Modlin (4) and Wroclaw (3)
  • 38 weekly flights
  • 635,000 customers p.a.

To celebrate the start of its first Ukraine flights, Ryanair has released seats from Kyiv from just €14.99, for travel in October and November, which are only available for booking on the Ryanair.com website until midnight Wednesday (5 Sep).

Denis Barabas, Ryanair’s Sales & Marketing Deputy Manager CEE & Balkans, said:

“We’re pleased to officially launch our first Ukrainian flights as were being our expanded Kyiv winter 2018 schedule with a new route to Berlin Schönefeld. Ukrainian customers and visitors can look forward to even lower fares when they make advance bookings for their holidays, so there’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight from Kyiv.

To celebrate, we are releasing seats for sale from Kyiv from just €14.99 for travel in October and November, which are available for booking until midnight, Wednesday, 3 September. Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

Pavlo Riabikin, Boryspil International Airport State Enterprise CEO, said:

“We are glad to welcome Ryanair at Boryspil airport. We wish our partners passenger traffic growth, routes expansion and successful business development in Ukraine.”

Volodymyr Omelyan, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, said:

“I would like to congratulate all Ukrainians and Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, with the official launch of flights to Ukraine. Ryanair’s entry to Ukraine is one of the most important events for Ukraine’s airspace in the recent years. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko opens Europe for Ukrainians through a visa-free regime. We, President, the Government, the Ministry of Infrastructure, make every effort on our end to ensure that every Ukrainian may travel across Europe freely.

Today, we are welcoming the first flight from Berlin. Due to high passenger demand, the flight is operated 2 months earlier than planned. This is the best evidence that we do the right thing by uniting the Ukrainian State and international business. I wish Ryanair successful operations in Ukraine, as well as interesting and affordable travels for our citizens.”

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