Business News, 02/06/2017

Record Number of Passengers Noted in Kharkiv Airport

In May, 84,300 people have used the services of the international airport of Kharkiv.

This is 58% more than in May 2016 and a record number of passengers who ever used Kharkiv airport.

Earlier, the largest passenger traffic was observed during Euro 2012 finals. Then the airport welcomed 80,058 guests in a month.

It is worth noting that 82% of the total number of the airport customers in May were passengers of international flights.

The increase in passenger traffic in May is due to regular flights to Kyiv (UIA), Istanbul (Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Atlasglobal), Minsk (Belavia), Warsaw (LOT), Tel Aviv, and Kutaisi (UIA) as well as flights to popular seasonal directions like Antalya (Azur Air Ukraine, Atlasglobal, Bravo Airways, Windrose Airlines), Dalaman (Azur Air Ukraine, Bravo Airways), Thessaloniki (Ellinair).

According to the airport officials, the seasonal flights to Amman (Jordan), Burgas (Bulgaria), Beirut (Lebanon), Monastir (Tunisia), and Tivat (Montenegro) are to be launched soon.

Text: Olena Sokolynska