Airline “Ukraine International airlines” (UIA, Kyiv) is the largest airline in the country, intends to 2018 to expand its network of long-haul flights, said the Chairman of the Supervisory Board MAU Aron Mayberg during an online conference on the portal Thursday.

“It will be Shanghai and I think Toronto. There will also be the usual flights, Beijing, new York, Bangkok”, – he said.

Previously the company’s President Yurii Miroshnikov has told that MAU had planned to launch flights to Canada in 2019, is considering to move these deadlines and to run it a year earlier in 2018.

MAU is the largest Ukrainian airline. Its base airport – GMA “Borispol”. The airline at the end of 2016 received net profit of UAH 387,885 million under international financial reporting standards (IFRS) against a net loss of 504,923 million UAH a year earlier.

At this point in the UIA fleet of 42 aircraft. The average age of the fleet is 12 years .

One of the ultimate beneficiaries of the company is businessman Igor Kolomoisky.