Articles tagged “ukraine”

Netherlands, Australia Blame Russia For Downing of Malaysia Airlines Plane

Netherlands, Australia Blame Russia For Downing of Malaysia Airlines Plane

Joost Akkermans, Bloomberg

It's good to see that four years after the crash of MH17 in the Ukraine, investigators are still on the case. It's time that Russia be held accountable.

8 months ago

Ryanair Revives Plan to Open Routes to Ukraine

Ryanair Revives Plan to Open Routes to Ukraine

Volodymyr Verbyany, Bloomberg

Europe’s largest budget airline sees a silver lining in every crowd. Ukraine's 45 million residents are the latest group it hopes will become customers. They have enjoyed visa-free travel in the European Union since summer 2017.

10 months ago

Families of Malaysia Air Flight 17 Victims Find Justice is Elusive 3 Years Later

Families of Malaysia Air Flight 17 Victims Find Justice is Elusive 3 Years Later

Justin Bachman and Joost Akkermans, Bloomberg

On a day, July 7, 2017, when Russian president Vladimir Putin takes center stage at the G-20 summit, it is fitting to reflect on how the families of the victims of the MH-17 crash over eastern Ukraine have yet to see their day in court.

2 years ago

Lufthansa Is No Longer Alone in Its Battle Against Airfare Middlemen

Lufthansa Is No Longer Alone in Its Battle Against Airfare Middlemen

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Ukraine's flag carrier is the first airline to follow Lufthansa's bold September 2015 move to add a surcharge to bookings made via third-parties. Yet the industry may be overstating the threat to the revenue of the middlemen.

2 years ago

Direct Flights Between Russia and Ukraine End Today

Direct Flights Between Russia and Ukraine End Today

Associated Press

"Common sense" goes out the window when it comes to situations like this.

3 years ago

Ukraine Levies Sanctions Against Russian Airlines

Ukraine Levies Sanctions Against Russian Airlines

Kateryna Choursina, Bloomberg

As its messy conflict with the Russian Federation continues, who can blame Ukraine for wanting to keep suspect Russian aircraft off its soil?

3 years ago

Ukraine Debates Decision to Kick Out Foreign Carriers

Ukraine Debates Decision to Kick Out Foreign Carriers

Mark Raczkiewycz , Bloomberg

Although localizing the aviation industry would be good for Ukraine International Airlines, it would hurt the overall travel economy both for locals and visitors looking to visit the country.

4 years ago

Sanctions Against Russia Slow Outbound Tourism to Europe

Sanctions Against Russia Slow Outbound Tourism to Europe

Catherine Bosley, Bloomberg

Russia's largest outbound travel market prior to the sanctions was Ukraine, which is too busy dealing with a Russian-sponsored war to bother much with declining tourism numbers.

4 years ago

Malaysia Still Struggling to Get Access to Site of Downed Jet in Ukraine

Malaysia Still Struggling to Get Access to Site of Downed Jet in Ukraine

Manirajan Ramasamy, Bloomberg

The Dutch safety board's report will shed light both on what happened and the continuing challenges to discovering more details about what happened.

4 years ago

Flight Detours Around Ukraine to Result in Higher Airfares

Flight Detours Around Ukraine to Result in Higher Airfares

Richard Weiss and Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

Although no flyer would risk their safety for a relatively small cost, higher airfares could result in fewer bookings and lower profits for airlines whose routes have been impacted.

4 years ago

Boeing Is Absent From Chaotic Malaysia Air Crash Scene in Ukraine

Boeing Is Absent From Chaotic Malaysia Air Crash Scene in Ukraine

Andrea Rothman and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

That Boeing doesn't have investigators on the scene of the crash of its 777 aircraft, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, speaks volumes about chaos and insecurity of the crash scene.

4 years ago

European Authorities’ Statements on Downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17

5 years ago