International airport “Kharkiv” summarized the results of its operation in July of the current year. The whole number of flights in that month was 468, among them 317 international and 151 domestic ones. Compared to July 2012 in 2013 the whole number of flights decreased by 6 % (in 2012 – 496 flights), particularly on domestic flights – by 31 % (in 2012 – 220). At the same time a positive dynamic was noticed on international destinations: the number of international flights increased by 16 % in July 2013 (in 2012 – 274 flights). In whole from January to July 2013 2608 flights were operated from Kharkiv airport (a decrease of 6 % compared to the same period of 2012 – 2767), among them 1702 international ones (similar rate was fixed last year) and 1062 domestic ones (a decrease of 15 % compared to 2012 – 1062). The number of delayed flights in July 2013 was 16, among them 1 domestic and 15 international ones. Departures of two flights were delayed due to airlines, the rest 14 – because of late arrivals. All other flights were operated according to the schedule.

Volume of passenger traffic in July 2013 was 68 900 passengers, an increase of 36 % compared to 2012 (50 600 passengers). The passenger traffic on international destinations significantly exceeded rates of domestic carriages – 61 700 (an increase of 51 %) vs. 7 200 (a decrease of 26 % compared to 2012 – 40 900 vs. 9 700). In whole during the period from January to July 2013 International airport “Kharkiv” served 324 900 passengers, an increase of 19 % compared to 2012, among them 279 900 passengers were on international flights (an increase of 30 %) and 45 000 – on domestic ones (a decrease of 24 %). Traditional growth of international carriages is connected with holiday season and more intense interest of ukrainians to international tourism than in other months.