Launched on 15 June, the 908-kilometer Ukraine–Hungary capital connection will be flown on the airline's 737-800s, reported.

"With transfers now made possible from Kyiv to Almaty, Amman, Bangkok and Tehran, local travelers will also have convenient connections through our newest carrier's global network," explains Jost Lammers, CEO, Budapest Airport at the route launch.

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With this launch, Ukraine International Airlines now serves 45 destinations in Europe from Boryspil on over 480 weekly flights.