Kiev - The Ukrainian budget carrier SkyUp Airlines took over possesion of two Boeing 737-700 in November and expects a Boeing 737-800 in the coming days.

One of the Boeing 737-700s which is registered as UR-SQD is sixteen years old (released in 2002) and previously operated by another budget flight specialist Korean Eastar Jet.

The second Boeing 737-700 was released in 2003 and previously operated by Chinese Xiamen Airlines while the expected Boeing 737-800 was released in 2013 and previously operated by Malaysia Airlines.

Apart from the new deliveries, SkyUp Airlines fleet consists of two Boeing 737-800.

Founded in 2016, SkyUp Airlines was launched on 14 December 2017. The carrier is focused on international charter flights to popular summer destinations, as well as scheduled flights within Ukraine and to several international destinations.

From December, the airline will add new routes from Kiev to Tbilisi (Georgia) Barcelona (Spain), ​​Sofia (Bulgaria), and Poprad (Slovakia).