AeroSvit launches An-148 on Kyiv-Simferopol, Kyiv-Odesa routes
Earlier, AeroSvit planned to start operating the aircraft on the Kyiv-Simferopol, Kyiv-Odesa and Kyiv-Lviv routes from July 1, 2009.
The air carrier also planned to start operating the An-148 on international routes from August-September.
CJSC AeroSvit Ukrainian Airlines was established in 1994. According to the company, currently 62% of its shares belong to Ukrainian owners: the State Property Fund of Ukraine owns 22.3941%, Genaviainvest Ltd 24.999%, UkrInfoConsult 9.8% and Buro Ltd. 4.8%. Some 38% of the shares belong to Gilward Investments B.V. (the Netherlands)
In 2008, the air company increased passenger transportation by 22%, to 2.51 million passengers, performing 29,960 flights.
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