Kharkiv airport handled 5% more passengers last month than during June 2019, the pre-pandemic year.

Strong international travel from Ukraine’s second largest city pushed the monthly total to 126,900, the airport reports. Domestic passengers dropped 44% yoy, to 10,500. International travel increased 14% yoy, to 116,400. The five most popular destinations included four Turkish cities: Antalya, Istanbul, Bodrum, Kyiv, and Dalaman. By comparison, traffic from Zaporizhia is up 42% over pre-pandemic levels, while Kyiv Boryspil is running at half 2019 levels.