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Omelian Wants Dismissal Of Boryspil Airport Director Riabikin

Omelian Wants Dismissal Of Boryspil Airport Director Riabikin

Boryspil international airport, Director General, Ryanair, Volodymyr Omelian, Pavlo Riabikin, Wizz Air

Infrastructure Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelian is intending to urge the Cabinet of Ministers at its sitting on July 12 to dismiss Boryspil International Airport Director General Pavlo Riabikin.

The press service of the Infrastructure Ministry told this to Ukrainian News Agency.

Omelian wrote on Facebook that Ryanair, the largest in Europe low-cost airline company, had canceled flights from/to Ukraine. According to the Minister, the reason for decision is that Boryspil International Airport has disclosed terms of the draft agreement between them.

Omelian hopes the negotiations with that Ryanair, the largest in Europe low-cost airline company, will resume after the change of management of the Boryspil International Airport.

He said the negotiations might restart within one month after the replacement of the management of the airport.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Ryanair says it has cancelled flights to Ukraine.

Riabikin accused Ryanair of making political pressure on the airport pushing it sign a contract.

In mid-March, Ryanair announced it will start flights from Kyiv to Eindhoven, London, Manchester and Stockholm from October 2017.

Ukraine International Airlines air company accused Omelian of lobbying and creation of privileged conditions for the Ryanair low-cost air company.

In April, Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) suspended negotiations with the largest European low-cost company Ryanair as fee demands of the air company do not meet abilities of the airport.

The Wizz Air Commercial Airline Company (the Republic of Hungary) has introduced special tariffs for passengers of cancelled flights of the Ryanair low-cost airline company from/to Kyiv and Lviv, the prices starting from EUR 15 and EUR 35 for a one-way ticket, taxes and duties included, until November 30, 2017, provided there are free seats.