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Wizz Air Announces Further Expansion In Ukraine 2019

Wizz Air, the leading LCC in Ukraine and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, today announced that it will further expand its operations in Ukraine by adding a fourth Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kyiv base in March 2019, launching five long-awaited routes from Kyiv and Lviv airports andincreasing the number of tickets offered with over 45% next year. The new low fare routes announced...

Airbus Helicopters and the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior sign for 55 helicopters

Following the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between France and Ukraine on 8 June, Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior for the purchase of 55 civil helicopters destined for search and rescue (SAR), public services, and emergency medical service (EMS) missions in the country. The 55 aircraft include 21 repurposed H225s, and 10 brand new H145s and 24...

Antonov New Aircraft An−132D Takes Its Maiden Flight

ANTONOV Airlines’ new multipurpose aircraft, the AN−132D, took to the skies for its maiden flight, from the company’s airfield in Kiev, Ukraine. The first prototype of the new aircraft flew for 1 hour and 50 minutes captained by ANTONOV test pilot 1st class, Victor Goncharov, accompanied by test pilot General Mohammed Ayash of the Taqnia Aeronautics Company, Kin...

Antonov Company Is Completing Construction Of A New AN−132D Without Russian Vendor Items

Till the end of the current year ANTONOV Company will complete construction of the AN−132D aircraft demonstrator by the contract with the customer from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Till the end of the current year ANTONOV Company will complete construction of the AN−132D aircraft demonstrator by the contract with the customer from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This ai...

P&WC and Antonov Sign MOU for Development of AN-132

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and Antonov today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide Antonov’s AN-132 aircraft production program with a new version of the PW150A turboprop engine. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The AN-132 is part of a new generation of light, multi-purpose aircraft. The AN-132 is to be developed by Antonov with partic...

Ukrainian Helicopters selects Becker Avionics’ digital ICS

Becker Avionics has announced that Ukrainian Helicopters Aviation Company has signed a contract for the retrofit of its 28 multipurpose Mi-8 MTV-1 medium lift helicopters with the Becker DVCS 6100 digital audio system.  “We are extremely excited that Ukrainian Helicopters has selected Becker Avionics for its digital communications needs,” said Thomas Terschlusen, director of sa...

Rare flight for the biggest plane in the world

The undisputed superstar of the skies -- the biggest airplane in the world -- is taking flight on a rare delivery mission across three continents. The Ukrainian cargo jet named "Mriya" is one of a kind. There is no other. That's why the gawkers showed up Tuesday in Prague. They watched in awe as this big boy defied gravity before it touched down at Vaclav Havel Airport in the C...

UIA launches ticket sales for services to Colombo

In Winter 2016/2017, Ukraine International Airlines will be operating scheduled flights between Kiev and Colombo, Sri Lanka. Tickets are available on UIA official website, at the carrier`s Contact Center,UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. Within the period of November 1, 2016 – March 25, 2017, UIA will offer passengers to take advantage of schedul...

Official statement of ANTONOV Company press service

Hereby we are drawing your attention to the fact that information about liquidation of ANTONOVState Company is not true. The Government of Ukraine took decision on liquidation of the ANTONOV State CONCERN. TheCONCERN consisted of three enterprises: ANTONOV State COMPANY, Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company (KSAMC) and State enterprise Plant 410 o...

Ukraine set to liquidate world famous aircraft manufacturer Antonov

The world famous Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov renowned for producing the world’s biggest airliners An-124 Ruslan and An-225 Mriya will cease to exist, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade reported on Wednesday. According to the Ukrainian government’s decision, Antonov will be liquidated while enterprises integrated into the aircraft manufacturer will be assigned...

Malware Found in International Airport in Ukraine

Malware has been discovered in a computer network of Kiev's main airport, Reuters reports. The report states the malware was found last week in the IT network of Boryspil International Airport, located near Kyiv, which reportedly included the airport's air traffic control system. Andriy Lysenko, a military spokesperson, told Reuters that the command and control centre of the malware&mda...

AtlasGlobal Ukraine drops An-148 plans

AtlasGlobal UA (UH, Lvov) managing director Sergei Podgorodetsky says that after a full due diligence of the type, his airline has formally abandoned plans to acquire An-148-100s from local Ukrainian manufacturer Antonov Design Bureau (Gostomel). Speaking to Russian business daily Delo, Podgorodetsky attributed the decision to the type's overinflated price. "We considered the possib...