UIA’s statement on the planned delivery of Boeing 737 MAX type aircraft
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is interested in replenishing its fleet with modern types of aircraft. Currently, there are no Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the UIA fleet, but delivery of three aircraft type is planned during 2019. In this case, the number one priority for us has always been and remains the safety of our passengers on board. UIA is currently engaged in an active dialogue with the manufacturer of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and is following the investigation process of the flight ET302 fatal accident.
The aircraft will enter commercial operation only when the required procedures are carried out, the aircraft complies with all safety requirements, and permission has been received for its flights from the aviation authorities of at least from the FAA, EASA and State Aviation Authority of Ukraine.
Ukraine International (UIA) was founded in 1992. UIA is a 100% privately owned carrier. The airline connects Ukraine with over 50 capitals and key cities of Europe, Asia, America, Africa, the Middle East, and CIS countries and provides connections with its international partners’ flights to over 3,000 other destinations worldwide. UIA operates over 1100 scheduled flights per week. For today, UIA operates 41 aircrafts with average age amounts to 11.6 years. The base airport for UIA is Kiev Boryspil (KBP). For more information on UIA visit the company’s website www.flyUIA.com