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Business news: From the beginning of 2018, the airport “Kharkiv” increased passenger traffic by 20 percent by the year 2017

In April 2018. the passenger traffic of International airport “Kharkov” (MAX) amounted to 65.3 thousand.

As the press service of the swing, it’s 5% more than in the same period last year (61.9 per thousand people).

In April, MAX went back to the low-cost airline Wizz Air. From 5 April, the company opened direct flights to Dortmund (Germany). Also in April, began to perform regular flights on the route Kharkov-Milan (Italy) UIA. In addition to the new flights in April start seasonal flights to Antalya (Azur Air Ukraine, UIA, Windrose). Traditionally popular destinations were Istanbul (Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, Atlasglobal), Kyiv (UIA), Sharm El-Sheikh (Azur Air Ukraine, Windrose, Bravo Airways), Warsaw (LOT), tel Aviv (UIA) and Minsk (Belavia ).

Total passenger traffic for 4 months in 2018 rose to EUR 236.9 thousand people, which is 20% more than the same period last year (196,8 thousand).

As reported in 2017, the MACH passenger traffic increased to 806,1 thousand people (in 2016. the figure was 599,7 thousand people). In 2018 it is planned to increase by 12% (to 900тыс.people).

In March 2018. passenger traffic MACH 58.6 thousand persons that on 24% more than in the same period last year (47,3 thousand people). The share of passenger traffic on international routes amounted to 74%.

Kharkiv airport has a runway length of 2,500 m and a width of 50 m. On its territory there are two passenger terminals with a capacity of 100 and 650 people per hour.

The airport through the company “new systems AM” company manages the DCH was created on the basis of assets previously bore the informal name “group UkrSibbank” after the two partners of this group Alexander Yaroslavsky and Ernest Galiev – decided to separate them.