News, 19/06/2020

Kharkiv Airport Resumes Flights after Quarantine Restrictions

On June 16, Kharkiv Airport resumed flights that were canceled amid COVID-19 pandemic under the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Decree “On the Issue of Transportation by Air” dated March 23, 2020.  

“The first aircraft arrived in Kharkiv from Kyiv after the 2,5-month break. Since June 16, the flight operates daily by Windrose, Ukrainian air carrier,” informs Kharkiv airport press-service.

Since June 19, the first international flights from Kharkiv airport have been commenced to Minsk, Belarus, on Mondays and Fridays, also from July 4 on Saturdays.

On June 19, Wizz Air starts operating flights to the Hungarian capital Budapest on Mondays and Fridays. Passengers are urged to study the admission regulations at the country of destination, as of June 19 Hungary has set travel restrictions for certain categories of citizens. These rules are available on air carrier and Hungarian embassies’ sites.

For people who travel from Budapest to Kharkiv, self-isolation upon arrival in Ukraine is required only for citizens of the countries included in the “red zone.”

On July 6, Ryanair, Irish low-cost airline, launches nonstop flights to Milan, Italy, on Mondays and Thursdays.

On July 2, Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air operates international flights to new destinations: Berlin, Germany, on Mondays and Fridays, and Tallinn, Estonia, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The press service informs that all passengers who arrive from abroad must pass temperature screening and stay locked down for 14 days using “Diy Vdoma” (Act at Home) application. Foreign citizens must have health insurance covering COVID-19 treatment.

Kharkiv airport introduced additional safety measures in order to guarantee the maximum protection for both passengers and employees.

Text: Natalia Ivanova

Photo: Kharkiv airport