To boost domestic air travel, the Cabinet of Ministers is drawing up a bill to abolish VAT taxes on internal air tickets,

Prime Minister Shmygal wrote on Facebook. He said: “This will support airlines during the crisis, as well as promote the development of tourism potential of our country.” Noting that the measure has the support of the Ministers of Economy, Finance and Infrastructure, he said: “These legislative changes must be made as soon as possible in order to increase the tourist flow this summer.”

Windrose Airline, Ukraine’s largest domestic carrier, has added flights from June 1 departing from Kyiv Boryspil to Chernivtsi, Uzhgorod and Kryvyi Rih, President Zelenskiy’s home town

. One-way tickets at priced at $50, and Windrose will fly from its Kyiv hub to 12 Ukrainian cities. Owned by Ihor Kolomoisky’s Privat Group, Windrose uses Terminal D, the same terminal at Kolomoisky’s Ukraine International Airlines. Claiming to have “the youngest and most modern fleet in Ukraine” Windrose uses its newly acquired fleet of four ATR 72-600 turboprops. These Franco-Italian regional planes carry 74 passengers and have a range of 1,500 km. The longest possible commercial flight in Ukraine,