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Ukraine travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Ukraine. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Ukraine. Kiev Travel information. Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia's Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.

Ukraine International Airlines uses drone-based scanning for aircraft inspections
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Ukraine International Airlines uses drone-based scanning for aircraft inspections

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Ukrainian MRO company MAUtechnic, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) and Luftronix, Inc have jointly conducted drone-based scans of UIA's Boeing 737-800 ... Read More

Kazakhstan cuts down UAE, Germany, Ukraine, and Belarus flights
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Kazakhstan cuts down UAE, Germany, Ukraine, and Belarus flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

Kazakhstan's Chief Sanitary Officer announced that the country plans to cut down down air service with the UAE, Germany, Ukraine, ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines to resume flights between New York and Kyiv in Spring 2021
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Ukraine International Airlines to resume flights between New York and Kyiv in Spring 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 2, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) has updated its plans and schedule for non-stop wide-body flights between Kyiv & New York. UIA ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines adjusting October flight schedule
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Ukraine International Airlines adjusting October flight schedule

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 30, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) postpones the start of flights Kyiv-Brussels-Kyiv and Kyiv-Dusseldorf-Kyiv until October 24, 2020. UIA will also temporarily ... Read More

Ukraine orders all An-26 flights suspended after deadly crash
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Ukraine orders all An-26 flights suspended after deadly crash

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 26, 2020

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, issued an order, halting all flights of Antonov An-26 model planes, until the causes ... Read More

At least 25 people killed in Ukraine plane crash
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At least 25 people killed in Ukraine plane crash

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 25, 2020

At least 25 people died in a crash of Antonov An-26 aircraft in northeastern Ukraine. Ukraine's military officials have confirmed ... Read More

Wizz Air: Stop union busting in Ukraine!
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Wizz Air: Stop union busting in Ukraine!

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 10, 2020

Following attacks on workers’ rights and the freedom of association by Wizz Air in Ukraine, the European Transport Workers’ Federation ... Read More

British easyJet to launch Ukraine flights
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British easyJet to launch Ukraine flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 12, 2020

UK's budget carrier  easyJet announced that it has been licensed to fly to Ukraine and the air service to that ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines: Toronto, New York, Delhi Relaunching
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Ukraine International Airlines: Toronto, New York, Delhi Relaunching

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- August 8, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is gradually resuming its operations after a three-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. UIA is ... Read More

5 Traditions You Will Only See at a Ukrainian Wedding
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5 Traditions You Will Only See at a Ukrainian Wedding

editor editor- July 27, 2020

Ukrainian weddings have unique customs and are often remembered for a long time. Not all newlyweds adhere to traditional wedding ... Read More

Netherlands sues Russia over Malaysia Airlines MH17 shot down over Ukraine in 2014
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Netherlands sues Russia over Malaysia Airlines MH17 shot down over Ukraine in 2014

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

The government of the Netherlands has filed a lawsuit with the European Court on Human Rights (ECHR) against Russia over ... Read More

The reason Ukraine International Airlines PS752 was shut down over Iran
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The reason Ukraine International Airlines PS752 was shut down over Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 13, 2020

During a conflict situation between Iran and the United States, a Ukraine International Airlines Flight was shot down by the ... Read More

Canada’s Transport Minister addresses ICAO on Ukraine International Airlines flight shot down in Iran
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Canada’s Transport Minister addresses ICAO on Ukraine International Airlines flight shot down in Iran

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 10, 2020

On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down near Tehran by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, killing ... Read More

Best case scenario: Ukraine International Airlines presents recovery strategy
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Best case scenario: Ukraine International Airlines presents recovery strategy

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 28, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines expects to resume operations by referencing the best case scenario provided that the entry/exit restrictions for both Ukrainian ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines’ special flights to carry foreign nationals home
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Ukraine International Airlines’ special flights to carry foreign nationals home

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020

Between May 1 and 9, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines will operate ten special international outbound flights. Currently, the carrier scheduled ... Read More

Special Advisor for Canada’s response to Ukraine International Airlines tragedy named
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Special Advisor for Canada’s response to Ukraine International Airlines tragedy named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020

On January 8, Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down near Tehran by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, killing 176 ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines suspends all scheduled flights
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Ukraine International Airlines suspends all scheduled flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines suspended scheduled operations across its entire route network to comply with the decree of the President of ... Read More

Mass protests in Kyiv puts city of 3 million in danger while subway was suspended
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Mass protests in Kyiv puts city of 3 million in danger while subway was suspended

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020

While mass events are a big no all over the world a mass protest against Russian influence is taking place ... Read More

Ukraine International suspends all international scheduled flights
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Ukraine International suspends all international scheduled flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2020

Based on the decision of the Government of Ukraine to temporarily ban foreigners from entering Ukraine so that to counter ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines identifies trouble regions due to COVID-19
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Ukraine International Airlines identifies trouble regions due to COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

As of today, neither international nor national authorities distributed any guidelines on cancellation of operations to Italy. Therefore,  Ukraine International ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines launches memorial to victims of Iran attack
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Ukraine International Airlines launches memorial to victims of Iran attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17, at Boryspil International airport, Ukraine International Airlines launched the construction of a park in memoriam of ... Read More

Number of Ukrainian tourists in Thailand soars
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Number of Ukrainian tourists in Thailand soars

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

The number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Thailand has increased dramatically. “Over the past year, Thailand was visited by more than ... Read More

Ukraine International Airlines assists families of PS752 victims
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Ukraine International Airlines assists families of PS752 victims

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020

Ukraine International Airlines continues providing the families of PS752 passengers and crew with the information, legal, and emotional support in ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran
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Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, because Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews
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Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on ... Read More

Ryanair launches flights from Budapest Airport to Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Ryanair launches flights from Budapest Airport to Kharkiv, Ukraine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

Budapest Airport kicked-off its route launches of 2020 by welcoming Ryanair’s 48th service last Friday. With the low-cost carrier’s (LCC) ... Read More

Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing
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Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay ... Read More

Canadian Transportation Safety investigators to travel to Iran
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Canadian Transportation Safety investigators to travel to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has obtained visas for its two investigators to travel to the Islamic Republic ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?
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Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the ... Read More

We shot down a passenger plane but didn’t mean it
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We shot down a passenger plane but didn’t mean it

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 11, 2020

A Ukrainian plane which crashed outside Tehran earlier this week had flown close to a sensitive military site and was ... Read More

Iran claims Ukraine International Airlines Boeing ‘caught fire in flight’
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Iran claims Ukraine International Airlines Boeing ‘caught fire in flight’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

Iran Civil Aviation Organization announced that Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 jet 'had caught fire in flight' before crashing just ... Read More

63 Canadians killed in US Iran standoff considered collateral damage?
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63 Canadians killed in US Iran standoff considered collateral damage?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020

While Iranian missiles attack U.S. airbases in Iraq and the world was waiting for the United States to launch an ... Read More

Transportation Safety Board of Canada issues statement on Ukrainian International Airlines Tehran crash
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Transportation Safety Board of Canada issues statement on Ukrainian International Airlines Tehran crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) offers its condolences to the families and loved ones of the people who ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines official statement on Tehran crash
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Ukrainian Airlines official statement on Tehran crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Today, on January 08, 2020, a “Ukraine International Airlines” aircraft while operating flight PS752 from Tehran to Kyiv disappeared from ... Read More

Hiding something? Iran refuses to release crashed Ukrainian plane’s black box
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Hiding something? Iran refuses to release crashed Ukrainian plane’s black box

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Iran announced that it will not release the 'black box' from the Ukrainian Boeing 737 passenger jet, that crashed near ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister issues statement on deadly Iran plane crash
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Canadian Prime Minister issues statement on deadly Iran plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Iran: "This morning, I ... Read More