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SkyUp Announces New Routes and Rules for Hand Luggage

The first month of 2021 started with major updates: SkyUp launched the sale of tickets for regular flights to Germany, Czech Republic, and Malta, as well as announced flights to Uzbekistan, increased the size of hand luggage and changed the rules for its carriage, and also opened vacancies for aircraft commanders, co-pilots and flight attendants.

In addition to the flights to the German cities, opened at the end of last year Kyiv — Berlin, Kyiv — Hamburg, Kyiv — Dusseldorf and Kyiv — Stuttgart in January SkyUp added another one: Kyiv — Memmingen — Kyiv.

SkyUp has also expanded its flight program to the Czech Republic. Additionally to Kyiv — Pardubice and Kyiv — Prague, flights, tickets for which were already available, the airline added new routes: Kyiv — Brno — Kyiv и Kyiv — Ostrava — Kyiv.

Another reason to start planning your summer vacation is a new flight to Valetta, Malta, which SkyUp plans to start on May 29, 2021. 

Luggage and Check-in

From January 20, 2021, SkyUp has increased the size of one free piece of hand luggage from 7 to 9 kilos, and also changed the rules for its transportation.

From January 20, 2021, check-in time at Ukrainian airports was increased by 30 minutes. Now check-in for SkyUp flights begins 2.5 hours and ends 45 minutes before departure. Boarding is completed 20 minutes before departure.

In 2021 SkyUp Airlines significantly expands the route network. In January, the airline opened vacancies for aircraft commanders, co-pilots and flight attendants. The recruitment will last through 2021 until the team is fully completed.

“Aviation industry is now passing through hard times. However, we understand that this period will not last forever, and therefore we strive to find the best specialists in our team”, says Dmitry Seroukhov, CEO at SkyUp. “We have repeatedly announced long-term plans to increase the fleet, and therefore we need new specialists. However, in current conditions, this process will last long, but we are preparing in advance: in 2021 we start with the selection of talents in order to be ready to restore the airline’s full-fledged work in the future.”

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