On December 6, the Ukrainian airline Windrose operated its first flight to North Macedonia on the Kiev-Skopje route. The flight was operated by Embraer 145. АТR 72-600 is also used on the route.
Flights will be operated twice a week – on Thursdays and Sundays. Departure from Boryspil airport will be carried out at 10:50, arrival in Skopje – at 12:00. In the opposite direction, the plane will depart at 12:50, and arrive in Kiev at 16:10.
As the Ambassador of Ukraine to North Macedonia Natalya Zadorozhnyuk noted at the ceremony of welcoming the first flight to Skopje, this is the first direct flight on the Kiev-Skopje-Kiev route in the history of relations between the countries.
“The launch of the new scheduled Kiev-Skopje route is a historic milestone for Macedonian aviation, as Macedonia and Ukraine are linked by air for the first time in history. the airlines’ plans to expand their route network. Despite the crisis, the Macedonian market has won today and we are grateful to Windrose for their decision, “- commented Metin Batak, CEO of TAV Macedonia, which operates Skopje Airport.