At the meeting with representatives of the Ukrainian airports, the Ministry of infrastructure and the Antimonopoly Committee has agreed to develop the strategy of development of Ukrainian airports. About it today at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers, commenting on the situation with Ryanair, said Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman, reports the correspondent of the edition «GORDON».
«I have only one conclusion – we need a strategy of development of Ukraine’s airports and aviation development. Because, by and large, today, every airport is responsible for defining its place under the sun,» he said.
According to the Prime Minister, initially agreed to develop the strategy for September, but will be «very good» if it will be ready in August.
«Every airport, Boryspil starting and ending regional airports – how they developed. We need to have low-cost airlines in Central airports, and regional – that is their task. So we can develop the passenger traffic», – said Groisman.
In mid-March, 2017 commercial Director of Ryanair, David O’brien said that the airline from October 2017 will carry out 15 flights per week from Kiev and 16 flights per week from Lviv. The cost of a flight to Europe from Ukraine had to be from €20.
On 5 July the Director of the airport Boryspil Paul Ryabikin said that it has signed an agreement with Ryanair, the text of the agreement sent to the main office of the airline.
«The agreement has been approved by all airport services and external auditors, who endorse all outgoing financial documents and contracts,» he said.
However, on 7 July, in Boryspil, said that some of the requirements of the low-cost carrier can result in the loss of the airport in the amount of 2 billion UAH a year.
On 10 July, Ryanair said that it cancels flights to Ukraine because of the failure to the Boryspil airport of agreements reached by the company with the Ukrainian Ministry of infrastructure.
11 Jul Groysman held a special meeting during which it was agreed to resume negotiations with the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair.
Ryanair – Europe’s largest low-cost airline with headquarters in Dublin, the Irish. Ryanair is present in 34 countries and makes 1800 trips per day.
Groisman announced the development of the strategy of development of Ukrainian airports 12.07.2017