a340crew
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Ukrainian International JFK-KBP

Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:34 am

Anyone have any recent experience flying UIA JFK-KBP? They are offering some very attractive fares at the moment and I am considering it. I know the 767s are in a cramped 2-4-2 configuration, but if anyone can tell me about the comfort, food and service on board it would be great. Is it worth it to fly them over LH or TK to save a few hundred dollars?
 
debonair
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Re: Ukrainian International JFK-KBP

Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:41 am

JFK will soon replaced by "brandnew" B777:

Kiev Borispil – New York JFK eff 25MAR18 1 daily
PS231 KBP1100 – 1420JFK 777 D
PS232 JFK0030 – 1720KBP 777 D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4npG4mIiqI

If you are a real aviation geek, take the classic B767 outbound to KBP and the B777 back to JFK... :thumbsup:
 
Cunard
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Re: Ukrainian International JFK-KBP

Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:32 pm

Not actually 'brand new' but former Asiana Airlines, UIA first B772 will enter service in March and will be registered UR-GOA.
 
theobcman
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Re: Ukrainian International JFK-KBP

Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:37 pm

Here's a good review on their 767.

2-4-2 and no IFE - no thanks not for me !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chQJKXUrds0
 
debonair
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Re: Ukrainian International JFK-KBP

Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:50 pm

theobcman wrote:
2-4-2 and no IFE - no thanks not for me !


Not true, as you can see IFE is provided - but no PTV! That's a difference!
 
BENAir01
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Re: Ukrainian International JFK-KBP

Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:55 pm

Afaik their J is only slightly better than most Airlines Y. There’s a reason the flights are dirt cheap.
Why is flying so expensive? And why is flying well so much more?

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