Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is interested in replenishing its fleet with modern types of aircraft. Currently, there are no Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the UIA fleet, but delivery of three aircraft type is planned during 2019. In this case, the number one priority for us has always been and remains the safety of our passengers on board. UIA is currently engaged in an active dialogue with the manufacturer of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and is following the investigation process of the flight ET302 fatal accident.
The aircraft will enter commercial operation only when the required procedures are carried out, the aircraft complies with all safety requirements, and permission has been received for its flights from the aviation authorities of at least from the FAA, EASA and State Aviation Authority of Ukraine.