Aerosvit Launches Network Optimization from 11JAN13

Ukrainian carrier Aerosvit starting today (11JAN13) implements service reductions, which sees the all but 6 short and medium-haul international service being cancelled starting today. Long-haul International and its domestic operation remains unchanged for the remainder of Winter 2012/13 season, however selected routes see service reductions.

Aerosvit to continue operating following short/medium-haul International routes, however reduced frequencies may be implemented:
Kiev – Istanbul
Kiev – Moscow Sheremetyevo
Kiev – St. Petersburg
Kiev – Tashkent
Kiev – Yerevan (until 12FEB13)
Odessa – Istanbul

Long-haul service remains unaffected:
Kiev – Bangkok
Kiev – Beijing
Kiev – Goa
Kiev – Ho Chi Minh City
Kiev – New York JFK

Domestic service remains unaffected but reduced frequency is possible.

Following routes cancelled starting 11JAN13:
Kiev – Astana
Kiev – Baku
Kiev – Kaliningrad
Kiev – Larnaca
Kiev – Minsk
Kiev – Prague
Kiev – Sofia
Kiev – Tbilisi
Kiev – Vilnius
Donetsk – Tbilisi

Following routes has been cancelled in the past few weeks:
Kiev – Batumi
Kiev – Bucharest
Kiev – Budapest
Kiev – Chisinau
Kiev – Copenhagen
Kiev – London Gatwick
Kiev – Rostov
Kiev – Samarkand
Kiev – Stockholm
Kiev – Tel Aviv
Kiev – Warsaw
Dniepropetrvosk – Moscow Sheremetyevo
Dniepropetrovsk – Tel Aviv
Donetsk – Baku
Donetsk – Tel Aviv
Odessa – Tel Aviv
Simferopol – Tel Aviv

Ukraine International Airlines from 15JAN13 will begin operating following routes previously served by Aerosvit (note this list excludes those to be in effect from 31MAR13):
Kiev – Astana
Kiev – Baku (from 12FEB13)
Kiev – Minsk
Kiev – Tbilisi
Kiev – Yerevan (from 13FEB13)

In addition, Ukraine International Airlines will assume following Aerosvit routes that were previously not reported by Airline Route, starting 31MAR13
Donetsk – Yerevan
Odessa – Yerevan

Situation at Aerosvit remains fluid, therefore further schedule and network optimization remains highly possible, which Airline Route may not pick up the latest changes instantly.