Kyiv Boryspil, Ukraine’s busiest airport, handled one half the passengers in the first quarter of 2021
compared to January-March 2020, the airport reported. Of the 1.2 million passengers, 47.5% flew on charters, a big increase over last year. The top 5 destinations for all travelers in March alone were: Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Istanbul, Dubai, Minsk. With the suspension of UIA’s long haul route network, transit passengers dropped by 90.5% – to 36,900 for the quarter.