• Responding to Ryanair’s pullout, Wizz Air announced Wednesday that it will add double flights to Ukraine by the end of next year. Next April, the Hungary-based discount carrier will add a third Airbus A320 to its Kyiv base at Kyiv Zhuliany Airport and will launch flights from Kyiv to Lisbon and to Tallinn.
• Next month, Qatar Airways will launch daily flights from Doha to Kyiv Boryspil Airport according to Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan.
• Azeri discount carrier Buta Airways plans to launch flights from Kyiv to Baku in early September, offering initial tickets for as little as $30 each way.
• Turkey and Ukraine are nearing the end of talks and will sign a free trade agreement by the end of this year, Turkish news agency Anadolu reports.
• Lycamobile, the world's largest mobile virtual network operator, has been granted licenses to operate in Ukraine and will launch their services immediately. Lycamobile launched in Macedonia last year.
• Ukraine is receiving more foreign direct investment this year, President Poroshenko said yesterday in Sumy Oblast. Last year, $4 billion came into Ukraine. In the first half of this year, Ukraine has received half a billion dollars more than during the same period last year.
• President Poroshenko announced yesterday that $617 million is being allocated to repairing and rebuilding Ukraine’s roads this year.
• An agreement allowing duty-free import of Ukrainian steel pipes into the U.S. was extended this week by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Typically, the agreements last for three years.
• Ukrtransgaz and Polish pipeline operator Gaz-System plan to increase natural gas supplies from Poland to Ukraine in September, according to a Gaz-System press release.
• Ukraine’s oil production has dropped in half over the last decade, from 4.4 million tons year in 2007 to only 2.2 million tons per year in 2017.
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