Ryanair to launch flights from Ukraine in autumn – infrastructure minister

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Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan says the official presentation of the Ryanair flights will be held in the coming weeks.

"They [Ryanair] will launch flights in the autumn of 2018 from the Boryspil and Lviv airports. I am sure they will do it," the minister told Hromadske TV on February 12.

Read alsoItaly's Ernest Airlines to launch 3 flights from Kyiv, Lviv in 2018As UNIAN reported earlier, on March 15, Europe's largest low-cost air carrier, Ryanair, announced the opening from October 30, 2017, of 11 flights from Kyiv and Lviv.

On July 10, Boryspil CEO Pavlo Ryabikin said that signing a contract with Ryanair could inflict annual damage to the airport totaling some UAH 2 billion in under-received profit. He called the contract with Ryanair financially unfavorable for the company and refused to sign it until the airport's requirements were taken into account.

On July 10, Ryanair announced their withdrawal from Ukraine due to non-compliance by Boryspil officials with agreements previously reached with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.