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UIA launches scheduled flights to Colombo

By Oyoyoy - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

By Oyoyoy – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,Source: Wikimedia

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will started operating non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Colombo. The capital of Sri Lanka will become the fourth destination of the UIA long-haul route network.

UIA offers passengers to take advantage of non-stop scheduled double weekly services between Kiev and Colombo. The flights will be operated throughout the year on modern Boeing 767-300 aircraft with three-class cabin configuration – Business Class, Premium Economy Class, and Economy Class.

Flight schedule:







Kiev – Colombo





Colombo – Kiev




*Local time

“For UIA, the launch of a new long-haul flight is a long-awaited and landmark event enabling us to provide passengers with even more travel opportunities, – noted Evgeniya Satska, UIA Corporate Press Secretary. – Winter is a perfect time for connecting Ukraine with Sri Lanka, the island of eternal summer. We hope our clients will be actively taking advantage of our new offer, especially since, once aboard, they will enjoy traditional Ukrainian hospitality and a vast selection of services including increased free baggage allowance, free onboard meals, etc. Tickets to Colombo are available on UIA website, at UIA ticket offices, as well as in travel agencies.

Therefore, passengers from Ukraine and beyond will be able to personally make their travel arrangements”.

Moreover, UIA considers a possibility to increase the Kiev – Colombo frequency up to three weekly flights.

UIA offers round trip economy class tickets for flights from the cities of Europe to Colombo (via Kiev) at the price from 336 euro (all taxes and surcharges included).

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