Ukraine to start Abu Dhabi flight

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac) has announced that Ukraine's leading international carrier, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), has decided to commence the first direct service from Abu Dhabi to Ukrainian capital Kiev.

According to sources, the initial flight is slated to depart from Abu Dhabi International Airport on September 25, 2009, with twice weekly flights.

In addition to generating traffic between Abu Dhabi and Kiev, the operation is timed to enable easy transfer for passengers on to the wide network of onward services provided from Abu Dhabi International Airport.