Airlines News Digest: May 2018

Airlines News Digest: May 2018

When summer is almost around the corner, more and more people find themselves dreaming about the long-awaited vacation. Luckily, major airlines and low-cost companies easily get the idea and open more and more flights to and from Ukraine. Moreover, some have already announced special offers for popular destinations — for instance, flight Kyiv-Larnaca for 85€, and much more.

New Flight Announcements
To start with the good news, popular low-cost airlines Wizz Air continue adding more and more flights from Kyiv, this time to Vienna, Frankfurt, and Berlin (Schönefeld). Flights to German cities will start operating from July 1, while flight Kyiv-Vienna will be launched on October 28. The first two weeks the flights will be available 4 days a week, and afterwards will become daily. The price of one-way ticket starts at UAH 980.
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Another low-cost airlines flydubai considers adding flights in major Ukrainian cities: Lviv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, and Zaporizhia. According to Jeyhun Efendi, Vice President at flydubai, the company may enter Lviv around 2019, as they are quite satisfied with the results they see from their daily flights in Kyiv and Odesa.
On May 1, Ukrainian International Airlines launched a new non-stop flight Kyiv-Delhi that takes about 8 hours. Until June 2018, the flights will be carried out three times a week: departure from Kyiv on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday; and arrival from Deli on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Starting next month, the frequency of flights will increase to five a week.
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Israeli airline El Al has launched tickets sale for flights Kyiv-Tel Aviv that will operate starting October 15. The price of round trip economy class ticket ‘Lite’ starts at USD 199. ‘Lite’ tariff includes free hand luggage up to 8 kilos and an accessory of 30х20х18cm. The meals are included in the price as well.
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Finally, awesome news for dwellers of Lviv: Tetiana Romanovska, General Director of the Lviv International Airport, has stated that the top management is conducting negotiations with Ukrainian International Airlines and other companies to add new flights from Ukraine to the USA. The exact details are to be announced soon, but the new flight connecting Lviv and New York may be launched this autumn.
Special Offers
Without doubts, one of the easiest ways for cheap travel is tracking the news of low-cost airlines and buying its membership. For instance, members of Wizz Air Discount Club can enjoy the flight Kyiv-Larnaca for 85€ in both directions. The tickets for this price are available in mid-July and include hang luggage. As for the non-members, the flight will cost 20€ more.
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Another intriguing offer from Wizz Air is flight Kyiv-Vienna for 65€ in both directions. Once again, the price is available for Discount Club members and is 20€ more for others. Hand luggage is included.
Spanish low-cost airlines Vueling offer a rather cheap option flying from Kyiv to Rome for 125€. The tickets are available for October and November. Hand luggage fee is included in the price.
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Finally, the cheapest option to travel to Poland is provided by Wizz Air — UAH 638 from Lviv to Gdansk or Wrocław in both directions. Hang luggage fee is included. This offer doesn’t need any membership, as the price is the same for everyone. The flights are available from November 2018 to March 2019.
Have a great trip!
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