Sunday, December 17, 2017

Regular flights begin from Yekaterinburg to Kiev

Ukraine International Airlines will begin flights from Yekaterinburg to Kiev on April 1.

In April and May, flights will operate three times a week on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Flights will depart from Koltsovo at 7:15 a.m. from May 21. From May 24th, flights will be added on Sundays. By July 5, the Kiev Borispol airport will make it possible to fly daily, Ekburg.ru reports.

The flight takes approximately four hours and are operated by a Boeing 737 aircraft.

The Koltsovo Airport was opened in 1928 as a military airbase and became a civilian airport on July 10, 1943. It acquired international status in October 1993. It is the fifth largest airport in Russia and is a member of the Airports Council International.

The airport handled, 1,764,948 passengers and 15,519 metric tons of cargo in 2006, which increased by 32.9 percent in 2007 to 2,345,097 passengers.