Ukraine was one of the few European countries to see passenger numbers recover to at least 80% of pre-pandemic levels, at least for some months, in 2021. Despite a population in excess of 40 million, the country’s airports handled just 24 million passengers in 2019. For comparison, Poland, which has a slightly smaller population, saw […]

February 21, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

SkyUp Landing in Stockholm

Ukraine’s SkyUp Airlines (IATA code PQ) was founded in June 2017 and operated its first flight in May 2018. It is closely linked to the local tour operator Join UP! which was founded in 2002. Initially operating mostly charter flights, the airline has since developed an extensive network from its main base in Kiev. Originally […]

May 19, 2021 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis