Does all the 24-hour news about the Ukraine controversy have this Eastern European nation creeping into one of your bucket list travel destinations? This sale from flag carrier Ukraine International Airlines will help with some great fares to cities all across the nation.

Find out what it's really like — in real life — in this much talked about country. Flights from New York (JFK) and Toronto (YYZ) to Ukraine start from $631 roundtrip, with onward destinations in the Middle East as low as $593 roundtrip.

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: November 2019 - March 31, 2020.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Depart from and return to New York Monday through Thursday, and Saturday. Depart from Toronto on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, and return to Toronto Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Return travel may also commence on other days of the week with an overnight connection in Kiev.
  • Blackout Dates: December 11, 2019 - January 13, 2020 for Toronto flights; December 13, 2019 - January 14, 2020 for New York flights.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by October 17, 2019, for flights from New York, and by November 6, 2019, for flights from Toronto.

Fares Include

New York to Tel Aviv $593 roundtrip

New York to Chernovtsy $631 roundtrip

New York to Minsk $639 roundtrip

New York to Kharkov $649 roundtrip

New York to Lviv $650 roundtrip

New York to Ivano-Frankovsk $665 roundtrip

New York to Kiev $690 roundtrip, nonstop

New York to Yerevan $745 roundtrip

Toronto to Ivano-Frankovsk $948 CAD roundtrip ($712 USD)

Toronto to Lviv $948 CAD roundtrip ($712 USD)

Toronto to Zaporozhye $948 CAD roundtrip ($713 USD)

Toronto to Odessa $948 CAD roundtrip ($713 USD)

Toronto to Kharkov $948 CAD roundtrip ($713 USD)

Toronto to Kherson $948 CAD roundtrip ($713 USD)

Toronto to Chernovtsy $950 CAD roundtrip ($714 USD)

Toronto to Kiev $1,102 CAD roundtrip, nonstop ($828 USD)


Ukraine International Economy Lite fares include a carry-on bag, a personal item, and 2 free checked bags.

Seat Assignments

Standard advanced seat assignments are included.

Alternate Fares

Ukraine International Airlines also sells an Economy Standard fare, which would allow refunds and unlimited ticket changes without a change fee (fare difference may apply). This type of fare is $83 more each way for the example below, but this difference in price may be different depending on the route and/or travel dates.

Some routes will have lower fares for connecting flights on other carriers. Make sure to compare the savings with the total travel time to decide if it's a better deal for you.

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Example Booking

As an example, I found seats departing New York JFK on Saturday, November 9, returning from Lviv LWO on Saturday, November 16, for $650 roundtrip.


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