Kyiv airport suspends all international flights till June 17 due to quarantine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Cabinet's decree prevents airpoirts in cities with high Covid-19 incidence from servicing any international transportations
15:44, 16 June 2020

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Kyiv international airport has temporarily suspended servicing of international flights until Wednesday, June 17. The reason is the ongoing lockdown and the current incidence of coronavirus in Kyiv. The airport's press office reported that on Facebook.

"Kyiv international airport does not service regular international passenger flights until 3 a.m. local time of June 17, 2020, due to extension of Covid-19 quarantine in Kyiv (...)," reads the message.

The Cabinet's decree No. 392 prevents airports in cities with high Covid-19 incidence from servicing any international transportations.

Related: Covid-19: 666 new cases of coronavirus infection observed in Ukraine

At the same time, the airport staff did not report whether the delay will be extended after June 17. However, the press office recommends that passengers follow changes in the schedules and get updates from air company representatives. 

As of June 16, Kyiv was declared not ready for the weakening of quarantine measures, as the Covid-19 incidence in the Ukrainian capital remained high. However, border checkpoints in all airports were opened on June 15.

Related: Covid-19 in Kyiv, 3,985 cases observed; 28 new cases registered

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