Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Israel And Ukraine Sign Aviation Agreement

KIEV, Ukraine -- The agreement will allow allow more airlines to fly between the two countries. This could see the number of flights between Israel and the Ukraine increasing from 21 flights a week to 48 flights


Israel and the Ukraine have signed an aviation agreement which will allow more airlines to fly between the two countries.

The agreement which was signed by the Ukranian Deputy Minister and Chairman of the State Aviation Administration Anatolii Kolisnyk and Giora Rom, general manager of the Israel civil aviation authority says that each country will now be allowed to run two scheduled airlines between the countries, with three airlines allowed to fly to Kiev.

This could see the number of flights between Israel and the Ukraine increasing from 21 flights a week to 48 flights.

Each country will be allowed to operate 24 weekly flights between Tel Aviv and Kiev instead of 21 weekly flights at present.

The new agreement also provides for 20% increase in seats capacity for the religious tourism during the Jewish New Year, to 22,000 seats ( 11,000 for each side).

The flights will be operated by El Al, Arkia & Israir and by several Ukrainian airlines.

Source: Port de Portal

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