Ukraine International Airlines Extends Suspension of Flights Until February 19th
Considering the current military-political situation, Ukraine International Airlines extends the suspension of regular and charter flights from/to Ukraine until 23:59 February 19, 2023, Kyiv time.
ThinkYoung and Boeing Launch First Coding School for Displaced Ukrainian Teenagers
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, officials hope to bring tourism back to areas away from fighting
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.
Over 10M foreign tourists land in Mediterranean resort Antalya
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.
Kyiv: Almost back to normal, as domestic tourists return
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.
How Russia’s war on Ukraine impacts travel and tourism
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 is offering guided tours to war zones in Ukraine
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
UK Rail for Ukraine launches first humanitarian aid train
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
Ukraine airspace closed as Russian invasion begins
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 latest to cancel Ukraine flights
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.
Lufthansa cuts Kyiv flights as tensions linger
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 touches down at Odesa International Airport
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.