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SkyUp Airlines has Obtained a FAA Part 129 Certificate, Clearing Way for U.S. Charter Flights

Ukrainian carrier SkyUp Airlines has obtained an FAA Part 129 certificate, granting the carrier authority to operate flights to the U.S. The airline plans on developing ACMI services and charter flights to the U.S. market.

SkyUp to Start Operating Fligths to the U.S. - Courtesy SkyUp Airlines

On Monday (September 25, 2023), Ukraine-based SkyUp Airlines announced that they have obtained a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 129 certificate, clearing the way for the airline to operate flights to/from the U.S. As part of the application, four Boeing 737-800NGs have been cleared to fly in U.S. airspace, including registrations UR-SQB, UR-SQC, UR-SQF and UR-SQP. SkyUp plans on developing Aircraft Crew Maintenance and Insurance (ACMI) services and charter flight to the new market.

In Monday’s announcement, SkyUp Airlines’ General Director, Dmytro Seroukhov, said,

“An important goal for the international development of the brand has been achieved. I am proud of the team, their professional approach, and their persistence in achieving results. Also, on behalf of the company, I express my sincere gratitude to the competent state structures of the United States for their trust and the opportunity to work in the United States.”

As part of the certification process, SkyUp received a permit from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct business as an air carrier in the U.S., as well as approval from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) related to compliance with aviation security requirements.

Source: SkyUp Airlines


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