In 2020, for the first time in five years, new international airlines will begin work at the Dnipropetrovsk International Airport. Thanks to this, the number of flights and destinations will increase. Negotiations are underway, and changes are planned already in the "summer schedule". This was during a briefing in the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration that the head of the region, Alexander Bondarenko, and the first deputy general director of the Dnipropetrovsk International Airport, Sergey Krivorotchenko, spoke.
“I turned to the airport management with a request to involve international airlines that will open additional flights both in Ukraine and abroad. They eagerly supported the initiative. For the first time in five years, our airport is emerging from a state of decline and is embarking on a development path, ”said Alexander Bondarenko, chairman of the regional state administration. - In addition, it is preparation for the opening of a new airport. So from the first day of operation, the modern terminal will be filled with passengers, and the runway - by international airlines.
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“Now the entire aviation industry is planning a“ summer schedule ”, which will begin to operate on March 29. They offered to bring our airport there. We are considering the possibility of introducing new flights to Europe and Turkey. At the same time, we take into account the technical capabilities of the airport. We also take into account the fact that for the first time in Ukraine, construction work will begin inside the territory of the operating airport, ”explained Sergey Krivorotchenko, First Deputy Director General of Dnipropetrovsk International Airport.
In the summer of 2020, near the old airport, the construction of the terminal and the VIP terminal in a single complex will begin, which will have high throughput - up to 3 million people a year. The new 3200 m runway will be capable of accepting all types of aircraft, including the Boeing 777.