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Odesa Airport welcomed Ukrainian International Airliness flight with a water salute on occasion of the companys Anniversary
Nov 27 2012, 13:09

ODESA, NOVEMBER 27th, 2012, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE ― Odesa Airport has welcomed Ukrainian International Airlines flight with a water salute on occasion of the companys 20th Anniversary, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

The press service of the Odesa International Airport reported yesterday, 26 November.

According to the press service, on 25 November, 2012, Ukrainian International Airlines company has been celebrating its 20th Anniversary. On November 25, 1992, the first flight of the brand new Ukrainian airlines departed from Kyiv to London.

On occasion of the companys Anniversary, Odesa International Airport welcomed UIAs daily flight from Vienna with a water salute, trying not to soak the plane too much, considering the weather conditions.

Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) is Ukraines leading airline established in 1992. Today, UIA is a 100% privately-owned company. The UIA primary business is to provide safe and reliable passenger and cargo transportation. The UIA fleet currently comprises 20 modern Boeing 737 aircraft.

UIA today is the leading carrier with an extensive route network. The airline connects Ukraine with more than 40 capitals and key cities in Europe, Asia and the CIS countries, as well as providing connections with the routes of its international partners in more than 3,000 cities. The carrier operates over 700 international and domestic flights a week. The partners of UIA are the leading European airlines such as KLM, Air France, Austrian Airlines, Swiss International Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, etc. Almost 11 years ago, UIAs Representative Office has been introduced in Odessa.

According to the results of the Odesa International Airports summer navigation 2012 results, internal Ukrainian flights segment leadership belongs to Ukrainian International Airlines company. In 2011, 2 100 000 passengers have been serviced by UIA.


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