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Ukraine International Airlines introduces Premium Economy Class on medium haul flights


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Effective 1 December Ukraine International Airlines is introducing Premium Economy Class fare family on its medium haul flights. Tickets are available on the official UIA’s website, ticket offices and agents’ network.

Until now Premium Economy class was available only on UIA’s long haul flights. The fare family is designed for those passengers who are interested in purchasing an all-inclusive package: The flight itself, checked baggage, onboard meals, preferred seat choice. Premium Economy product also permits two checked bags weighing up to 23 kg each as well as one hand baggage item weighing up to 7 kg with size of no more than 55x40x20 cm and one personal item weighing up to 5 kg and with size of no more than 40x30x10 cm.

Meals are also included in ticket price. A passenger can replace it for free with a special set – Vegetarian, Kosher, no-pork or Indian menu no later than 36 hours prior to departure. Premium Economy passengers are offered soft beverages – tea, coffee, juice – and alcoholic drinks – wine and beer.

In addition those who travel in Premium Economy Class can check for the flight at the airport counter free of charge 2 hours prior to departure or select a preferred seat online while booking or14 days prior to departure using Manage My Booking Tool on UIA’s website. They also enjoy priority boarding. One more advantage of these fares is their flexibility, which means minimum restrictions for flight time and date changes as well as full refund without penalties.

“Premium Economy popularity boom became a global aviation trend in 2018. Carriers from Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America offer more and more tickets in this class,”

UIA Communications Director Evgeniya Satska says. “Nowadays airlines regard it as a good alternative for those who do not have opportunity to purchase tickets in Business Class but look toward certain comfort level on long routes while UIA offers such opportunity also for its passengers on medium haul flights.”

 


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