Not only Ryanair. The low-cost airlines in Ukraine

Не только Ryanair. Лоукостеры в Украине

After refusing to sign a contract with the Boryspil last year the Irish carrier since September has started to fly “Ukrainian” flights.

The largest European carrier, the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair began its work in Ukraine. September 3, the first aircraft landed at the International airport Boryspil. The flight to Berlin was filled to 95 percent.

Ukrainians are waiting for Ryanair for more than a year. The budget carrier had to go to Ukraine last year, but abandoned plans for two months before the scheduled flights. Корреспондент.net tells you which low-cost airlines flying to Ukraine.


What is low-cost

Low cost lowcost justified by the lack of service that is usually provided on flights.

The base price of the ticket includes only hand Luggage up to ten kilograms, food and drinks can only be bought separately. For an additional fee you can choose the place, otherwise it will opredelaetsa automatically when landing.

Also low-cost airlines use secondary airports because they are cheaper to maintain.



Irish low-cost Ryanair were to start flying to Ukraine in the autumn of 2017. Infrastructure Minister Vladimir Omeljan said that the airports of Kyiv and Lviv it is necessary to “create proper conditions not only for Ryanair but also for other low-cost airlines”.

However, in mid-July of 2017, the carrier refused to sign a contract with Ukraine, saying that the Ministry of infrastructure and the management of the airport Borispol has not fulfilled the agreement.

In March Ryanair again zavisla about entering the Ukrainian market. September 3, the plane first landed in Ukraine. His first flight was to Berlin.

However, the tickets for the first flights of a loukoster was not so cheap. Fly Ryanair to Berlin September 21, it is possible for 3685 hryvnia. At least two companies offer cheaper tickets.

Besides Berlin, the low-cost airline will also be letat from Kiev to London, Vilnius, Barcelona, Stockholm and Bratislava, and also in Warsaw, kraków, gdańsk, wrocław, poznań and Bydgoszcz. And from Lviv to Dusseldorf, Munich, London, Krakow and Warsaw.

On its laurels, the airline is not going to stop and, according to its Director, Michael O’leary, does not exclude the output and on the domestic Ukrainian market. Omeljan said that Ryanair can go to five other airports in Ukraine.


Wizz Air

Hungarian airline Wizz Air is the first low-cost, which came to Ukraine in 2008. In recent time, the airline is actively expanding the geography of flights – the other day they announced five new Ukrainian flight.

So, in March from the airport Zhulyany Wizz Air will fly to Bremen, Riga and Billund. Thus the total number of routes Wizz Air from Kiev will reach 26. In addition, the airline opens new flights from Lviv to Copenhagen and Frankfurt.

Не только Ryanair. Лоукостеры в Украине


Ticket prices depend on date, day of the week and the workload of the flight. In Berlin on September 21, you can reach over 3290 hryvnia.


Ernest Airlines

Italian low-cost airline flies from Kiev and Lviv. There are flights to Milan, Bergamo, Naples, Bologna, Rome and Venice. The cheapest ticket is about 40 euros.


Vueling Airlines

The Spanish carrier from Kiev there is a flight to Barcelona and Rome. The cost of one-way 80-120 euros, excluding Luggage. The features include Vueling, the low-cost seats are defined, and also has a savings program.


Aegean Air

Greek airline, where from Kiev to Athens you can fly for 30-50 euros.


Pegasus Airlines

Fly from Lviv and Kharkiv to Istanbul and Antalya. Ticket price – from 4539 6369 UAH to UAH.



Baltic company flying from Kiev to Riga, Tallinn, Stockholm, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen and Berlin. From Odessa to Riga. In Copenhagen you can fly for € 64.



This year in may began flying the Ukrainian air carrier SkyUp is your first Charter flight he made from the Kiev airport in Sharm-El-Sheikh.

In the future the company plans to launch scheduled flights to both domestic and international fronts, particularly in Barcelona and Larnaca.

The cost of tickets, like other budget airlines, will depend on the time of their acquisition and the availability of Luggage.


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