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Three times more Istanbul: SkyUp has performed  the first flights from Lviv and Odesa

Three times more Istanbul: SkyUp has performed the first flights from Lviv and Odesa

18 Dec 2020

Now you can get to Istanbul with SkyUp not only from Kyiv. Flights from the Ukrainian capital were supplemented by flights from Lviv and Odesa. The first passengers have already arrived in Istanbul. Flights will be operated on Mondays and Fridays.

Turkey remains one of the most popular holiday destinations for Ukrainian tourists. Despite a difficult year for the tourism industry in 2020, 772,000 Ukrainians visited the country from January to September*. Now our citizens have even more opportunities to discover the magical Istanbul with all its secrets.

Today we’ve launched flights from Odesa and Lviv to Istanbul, which are completely new regional destinations for us.Providing more flights from the regions is the strategic mission of SkyUp, as we strive to open the world to as many of our citizens as possible. Not only from Kyiv, but throughout the country. And that is why it is important for us to offer convenient leisure formats, such as CityBreak, allowing even the busiest people to plan a short trip and get vivid impressions and inspiration for new achievements,” comments Dmitry Seroukhov, CEO at SkyUp.

Tickets are available at, airline’s official website:

  • Lviv – Istanbul from $30* without luggage
  • Istanbul – Lviv from $ 32* without luggage
  • Odesa – Istanbul from $69* without luggage
  • Istanbul – Odesa from $73* without luggage
Izdevīgi atpūtas ceļojumi uz Turciju! Saņemiet savām vēlmēm piemērotu atpūtas ceļojuma piedāvājumu uz populārākajiem Turcijas kūrortiem

To make trips even more comfortable SkyUp has increased baggage allowance to 32 kilos, instead of the usual 23 kilos.

Also for travellers to Istanbul, SkyUp offers a special format of CityBreak vacation, which includes tickets and a hotel. It works simple: you buy a ticket on the website and at the same time book a hotel at a special price. Such a trip for a few days allows you to escape from everyday worries, reboot and learn more about the culture of another country. For everyone who lives in a modern rhythm, this is a great opportunity to go to another city to relax and recharge.

Important information on travelling to Istanbul

Starting from July 1, 2020, Turkey has allowed Ukrainians to enter without obligatory PCR testing and self-isolation. Currently, citizens need the following documents to travel to Turkey:

  • Ukrainian passport for travelling abroad or Ukrainian ID card.
  • Health insurance policy that covers the cost of Covid-19 treatment in Turkey. It can be purchased online, by a tour operator or at the airport in Turkey.
  • Also at the border controls PCR test is performed free of charge, if any symptoms are detected.

For a comfortable trip and to avoid misunderstandings, we recommend that you additionally check the current rules of entry before departure. Take care and discover the world with SkyUp.

* According to information published by Ukrinform
** The price is valid at the time of publication