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20th February 2020
The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine eliminates discriminatory practices in the aviation sector
The aviation industry for already six months, in particular, regional airports as economic entities have been operating under a discriminatory tariff policy that contradicts the development strategy of the regional airports of Ukraine.

In accordance with the decision of the Ministry of Infrastructure of 4 June 2019, two unit rates of charge for approach control and terminal air navigation services were set: EUR 411 and EUR 210. The first one is accepted for all airports except one, and the second one - twice lower - is accepted specially for Boryspil International Airport. This has resulted in higher prices for air navigation services at regional airports, creating some advantages for certain market participants at the expense of others.

The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine is returning a fair level of the unit rate of charges for approach control and terminal air navigation services, which was in force until June last year and is clearly calculated on the principles of EUROCONTROL. The EUROCONTROL Central Route Charges Office has confirmed the validity of the new rate - the same for all airports across the country. Besides, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has held consultations in the state authorities with the airspace users and other aviation market participants.
 

14th February 2020
Ukraine moving to the European model of annual review and update of rates of air navigation services charges
In the course of 2019, EUROCONTROL has analysed the planned amount of costs required to ensure continuous operation of the Ukrainian air navigation system for the period 2019-2024. Based on calculations of the EUROCONTROL Central Route Charges Office, it was confirmed that the existing cost base and the rates of charges for air navigation services in the airspace of Ukraine for 2020 comply with Eurocontrol principles.
In addition, EUROCONTROL has identified that the current unit rates in Ukraine (set in July 2019) are undervalued and do not cover the costs of air navigation services.

Taking into account these conclusions and considering the recommendations of the Anti-monopoly Committee of Ukraine (regarding elimination of discriminatory conditions and differentiated unit rates for different airports), the Ministry of Infrastructure has prepared amendments to the Order of 04.06.2019 No. 415 "On Setting the Unit Rates for Provision of Air Navigation Services to Aircraft within the Airspace of Ukraine", which introduces an updated en route rate of air navigation services charges and a single rate for all airports of Ukraine for terminal charges.

In such manner, Ukraine is finally moving to the European model of annual revision and updating of ANS unit rates, taking into account the current cost level, the situation with air traffic and Euro exchange rate.
 

13th February 2020
UkSATSE paid over one billion hryvnia in taxes in 2019
Following last year's results, UkSATSE paid to the budgets of Ukraine at all levels more than 1 billion UAH of taxes, duties and mandatory payments. The head of UkSATSE Andrii Yarmak announced about it.

"By the amount of budget payments, - said the head of UkSATSE - the company belongs to the three leading taxpayers of Kyiv region and is one of the hundred largest taxpayers in Ukraine".
 

11th February 2020
Upwards of 20 thousand flight operations were provided with air navigation services during the first month of the 2020 year
In January 2020, the Ukrainian air navigation service provider (UkSATSE) handled 21,503 flights, which is 6.8% more than the same period of last year.

The UkSATSE's leader Andriy Yarmak said: The number of flights within the airspace of Ukraine has been steadily growing to manifest positive market dynamics. We shall struggle on developing our transit potential and continue modernizing the air navigation system of Ukraine.
 

24th January 2020
Ukraerocenter is 25!
25 years ago, the Ukrainian Airspace Management and Planning Center - Ukraerocenter - was established as part of UkSATSE.

A quarter of a century ago the foundation was laid for a new modern system of airspace use that meets our state needs and considers the best practices of European countries. During this time, we have gained a unique experience that allowed Ukraine to retain control in the Ukrainian sky during the events of 2014 in Crimea, - said the head of UkSATSE Andrii YARMAK.
 

24th January 2020
The Government has endorsed UkSATSE's financial plan for 2020
This financial document will make it possible for UkSATSE to continue the development of Ukrainian air navigation system, to carry out economic activities in accordance with planned financial and economic figures.
 

23rd January 2020
Contract implementation stages between UkSATSE and Indra Sistemas S.A. for the delivery of new radars confirmed
The schedule and conditions of the contract for the delivery of two state-of-the-art En-Route Radar Complexes were discussed today by the specialists of UkSATSE and Indra Sistemas S.A. the leading Spanish manufacturer of air navigation equipment. A constituent meeting with Spanish partners was held today at UkSATSE office.
 

17th January 2020
The Ministry of Infrastructure plans to introduce a new rate of route charges for air navigation services and a single rate of terminal charges for all Ukrainian airports
"The National Air Navigation Services Provider is a state enterprise that does not use state budget funds, but finances all operating expenses and invests its own funds received from the provision of air navigation services into the important projects for development of the air navigation system of Ukraine.

Implementation of new rates will fully cover costs of the national provider of air navigation services and will contribute to the stable operation and development of the national air navigation system of Ukraine, which will have a positive impact on flight safety in the Ukrainian sky"
, - said head of UkSATSE Andrii Yarmak, commenting the Ministry of Infrastructure decision to introduce new rates of charges for provision of air navigation services in Ukraine.
 

16th January 2020
Partnership between UkSATSE and Slovak Air Navigation Service Provider is essential for the implementation of European air traffic service standards - Andrii YARMAK
Progress of cooperation between the air navigation service providers of Ukraine and the Slovak Republic was discussed during the working meeting of the Head of UkSATSE Andrii Yarmak with the management of the state enterprise Letové prevádzkové služby Slovenskej republiky (LPS SR) in Bratislava.
 

15th January 2020
Volume of air navigation services provided by UkSATSE increased by 11.5% in 2019
In 2019 UkSATSE provided air navigation services to 335,407 flights of foreign and Ukrainian airlines, which is 11.5% higher than in 2018.

Head of UkSATSE Andrii YARMAK: The increase in the number of flights in the airspace of Ukraine allows the Enterprise to revive investments in important projects of air navigation system development, infrastructure projects, which ultimately contributes to the efficiency of airspace use and flight safety level. It also increases contributions to the state budget and target funds and is the guarantee of social security for the Enterprise specialists.
 



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