This week ThinkYoung and Boeing kicked off the first coding school for Ukrainian teenagers. Boeing International President Sir Michael Arthur, Boeing Poland Managing Director Rafał Stepnowski, Boeing Engineering Technology Center leader Iryna Bielienko from the company’s Ukraine team and ThinkYoung founder and CEO Andrea Gerosa hosted an opening ceremony at the Boeing office in Gdańsk
Ukraine’s war-battered economy is expected to shrink by at least a third this year, hitting virtually every sector. This includes the tourism industry, which officials say had started to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic before Russia invaded Ukraine in February.
Antalya has seen more than 10 million foreign tourists landing at its airport so far this year as Türkiye’s famed Mediterranean resort city enjoys its most buoyant summer since the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
The streets of Kyiv are busy, like most days, with occasional traffic jams slowing the flow of vehicles. If it weren’t for the air raid alerts, sandbags and barricades next to administrative buildings, you might forget Ukraine is at war.
Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine, while and first and foremost a humanitarian tragedy, has caused widespread economic damage across the globe, not least in travel and tourism.
A travel company called Visit Ukraine has launched a campaign to bring tourists to some of the zones affected by the war in Ukraine. In an interview with CNN Travel, the founder of Visit Ukraine, Anton Taranenko, explained that these trips are to show the world how Ukraine continues with its daily life, despite the war
The UK rail industry has joined together to facilitate sending more than a million items of aid to Ukraine in response to the humanitarian crisis in the region
More airlines have cancelled flights into Ukraine as a Russian invasion begins in earnest. Missile strikes and explosions have been reported in several parts of Ukraine this morning.
airBaltic has temporarily suspend overnight flights to and from Ukraine. As the geopolitical situation in the country deteriorates, the decision will remain in place until at least the end of February.
There are growing fears of a Russian invasion, with British prime minister Boris Johnson suggesting Russia was preparing the largest miliary operation in Europe since the of WWII.
Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Odesa landed at Odesa International Airport earlier. The arrival marks the launch of the airline’s second gateway to Ukraine.
Qatar Airways has announced it will operate flights three times a week to Odesa, Ukraine from December 9th. The destination thus becomes the second to be served in Ukraine by carrier.