From the airport Nikolaev flew the first five years the plane

Из аэропорта Николаев вылетел первый за пять лет самолет

Trial flight on the route Nikolaev-Kiev-Nikolaev for the first time after a long break was made passenger aircraft Saab 340.

From the Mykolaiv international airport on Monday, November 19, for the first time after a long break flew a passenger plane. Turboprop Saab 340 went on the route Nikolaev-Kiev-Nikolaev, reports the local edition of the Crime.NO.

Stated that it was a test flight for the “involvement of the airport in the overall system of aviation.”

Airport Director Theodore Barna said that a test flight was completed successfully, allowing from 20 November to “enter into serious and concrete negotiations with the airlines to attract the Nikolaev airport in the overall system of regular air traffic”.



It is known that the last scheduled flight at the airport of Nikolaev was made in the spring of 2013. In 2016, the airport was disconnected from power supply for debts.

In 2017, the airport was repaired runway, updated lighting equipment and had a major overhaul of the terminal building. At the end of 2018 through Nikolaev plan to launch the first international Charter flights.

Earlier the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has decided to fine the international airport Kyiv to them. Igor Sikorsky on 681 thousand hryvnias.

It was also reported that in Kiev the airport was planning to expand the terminal and double its capacity. The project is estimated at 630 million hryvnia, and the work will be completed in may 2019.

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