ODESA, SEPTEMBER, 5th, 2009, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE – Member of Board of Directors of Wizz Air Ukraine Natalia Kazmer stated the surfacing of the runway of Odesa Airport did not meet any requirements to the extant the company had had to change the undercarriage of their planes almost once a week, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.
As a number of media report, Mrs. Kazmer made this statement in Kyiv during a press-conference.
According to the sources, Mrs. Kazmer stated only last year the airlines refused such routes as Kyiv-Lviv, Kyiv-Kharkiv, Kyiv-Odesa, Kyiv-Zaporizhia, Simferopol-Kharkiv, since the company cannot afford working with big losses.
“But there’s another problem – this is technical state of the airports. For instance in Odesa the surfacing of the runway of Odesa Airport does not meet any requirements to the extant we had to change the undercarriage of our planes almost once a week”, — she said.
“Last year we flew to Odesa, this year we have refused it”, — Mrs. Kazmer stressed.