For the first time in the history of Ukraine passenger traffic through the airports of the country exceeded 20 million up to 20.55 million compared to 2017, it increased by 25%.
It is reported by the Ministry of infrastructure in the results for 2018. It is also noted that airlines in Ukraine over the past year transported about 12.5 million passengers, which is 18% more compared to the 2017 year. The volume of air cargo and mail increased by 21% — to 100 thousand tons per year. In the structure of passenger traffic, the share of lowcost increased to a record 30%. Concerning the leaders of the growth of passenger traffic, this airport Lviv them. Danila Galitsky was 48%, have passed through 1,598 million passengers. The passenger flow of international airport Boryspil in 2018 increased by 20% amounted to 12.6 million
Earlier it was named the safest airline in 2018. Airline “Ukraine International airlines” (UIA) has changed the rules on hand baggage. Changes will remain in effect for passengers who purchased tickets from November 1, 2018 with a departure date of January 15, 2019. And Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has increased charges for priority boarding and small (up to 10 kg) checked baggage.