Kharkiv International Airport’s March results: passenger traffic up

Kharkiv International Airport's passenger traffic rose by 2% year-on-year in March 2021 to 54,900 people. It was the first increase registered since the quarantine was imposed: 48,600 passengers used international flights, 6% up from 45,800 in March 2020; meanwhile, domestic flights carried 6,300 passengers against 7,800 over the same month last year. Monthly passenger traffic [...]

Kharkiv International Airport becomes a SafeTravels Contest 2020 winner

Kharkiv International Airport has been awarded a SafeTravels sign, a proof of its safety as a tourist location and compliance with global safety protocols and hygiene standards.   SafeTravels is an international initiative with participants in multiple countries of the world. Its purpose is to promote safe tourism in the COVID-19 conditions and decrease the pandemic's [...]

New Rules for Entering Ukraine: FAQ

New rules for crossing the border of Ukraine have been in force since 24 March 2021. Countries are no longer divided into ‘red’ and ‘green’ zones. Passengers are now subject to the same rules, regardless of the country of departure. Entry rules for foreigners What do I need to bring with me? When crossing the [...]

Mandatory Testing: New Requirements for Entering Ukraine

On 22 March, the Government of Ukraine passed a resolution requiring all individuals who enter Ukraine to produce a negative PCR test. Ukrainians who arrive from abroad have an option to self-isolate for 14 days.  Restrictions for Ukrainians Citizens of Ukraine who arrive from abroad are required to produce a negative PCR test being taken [...]

Kharkiv International Airport’s February results. New scheduled and seasonal routes launched.

In February 2021, passenger traffic at Kharkiv International Airport amounted to 32,500. Amid quarantine restrictions, the figure reached only 31% of the February 2020 level. International flights carried 28,400 passengers in total, and domestic ones 4,100. The airport saw 201 departures in February, 48% of the 421 in February 2020, the top destinations being Istanbul, [...]

New Turkey Entry Rules

On 15 March, Turkey unveils new entry rules. All travellers, including Ukrainians, must fill out an online form which contains personal data.  Visit to fill out your form: you’ll be asked to enter your passport details, date of arrival, mode of transport you’ll use to leave the country, and other information. Once the form [...]

Pegasus Airlines launches new regular flights: Kharkiv—Bodrum

On 1 June, Pegasus Airlines will start carrying flights from Kharkiv to Bodrum, Turkey. The flights will be scheduled three times a week on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. A trip on this route will take 2 hours and 30 minutes. One-way tickets without luggage are starting at UAH 3,336. The tickets are available for purchase [...]

SkyUp Airlines Resumes Flights to Odesa, Tbilisi, and Batumi

SkyUp Airlines, a Ukrainian low-cost airline, resumes flights to three destinations from Kharkiv: Georgia, which has allowed Ukrainians to enter for tourism purposes starting from 1 March, takes two of them.  Direct flights to Tbilisi will resume on 27 April. The airline will operate these flights twice a week—every Tuesday and Friday—with a travel time [...]

Kharkiv International Airport’s January results: new flights announced

As foreign countries maintain entry limitations due to quarantine, Kharkiv International Airport's January passenger traffic reached only 32% of the figure seen in January 2020, totalling 35,600. International flights carried 31,800 people, and domestic ones 3,800. The number of flights fell to 208 from 435 in January 2020. The most popular destinations were Istanbul, Sharm [...]

Kharkiv International Airport Offers Rapid COVID-19 Tests for Trips to the Netherlands

Starting from 23 January 2021, the Netherlands requires all arriving passengers to show two COVID-19 tests. In addition to a PCR test, passengers have to take a SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test. From now on, such service is available at the current PCR testing point at Kharkiv International Airport.  The point is open at the ticket [...]