Qatar Airways is negotiating with the Ministry of transport of Ukraine on obtaining the “fifth freedom” – the permission to flights from the Ukrainian airports in the airports of third countries.
This was on the results of the visit of the Qatari delegation to Lviv said General Director of Lviv airport Tatiana Romanov, writes TSTS.
“As for opening a flight from Qatar, the delegation noted that it will continue negotiations with the Ministry of transport of Ukraine and requested our assistance in obtaining permission to fly from Ukraine to other countries for the download this route to/from Lviv,” said she.
According to her, the opening of this flight requires a large investment. The head of the Lviv airport said the Qatar Airways starts to serve new areas with less than 4 flights a week, while the occupancy rate of seats shall be not less than 70%.
He stressed that the Qatari airline started to examine in more detail the Lviv aviation market.
“Today we can say that 40-50% of the work for the opening of the flight is done, but still need to work on making a final decision,” said Romanovskaya.
As you know, August 28 Qatar flight Qatar Airways first arrived in Ukraine.
Qatar Airways Company is the national airline of Qatar with headquarters in the capital, Doha. The airline operates flights to more than 150 destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Oceania.