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MISSISSAUGA — Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) has announced that it will be resuming direct service between Toronto and Kyiv on July 19.
Flights between YYZ and KBP have already been loaded in select GDS systems until the end of October 2020, with a simplified pricing structure. Operating from Terminal 3 at YYZ and partnering with interline carriers WestJet and Air Canada, throughfares from across Canada can now be quoted, booked and ticketed.
The direct service will initially run 1x/week, with progressive connections at KBP to be implemented as time goes by, depending on demand and in line with ongoing global health measures.
“The vast Ukraine community in Canada will now feel even closer to home knowing that a direct link from Toronto has been reinstated,” said Ira Koliuda, sales manager for Ukraine International Airlines. “This aspect is something that I want all travel consultants who deal with the Ukraine market to be aware of.”
Karl Müller, Canada Director for Airlinepros, which represents the airline in Canada, said that the Airlinepros team is honoured to be able to support UIA in its return to Canada.
“As we go forward, further schedule and connecting destination developments will be confirmed,” he said. “Initially, the route will be operated with the B767-300 in a 3-class configuration having enhanced and rigorous sanitization procedures in place.”