Ukraine International Airlines' fleet renewal plans have been put on hold owing to the economic downturn, President Yuri Miroshnikov told ATW last week on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Berlin. He said the carrier is reevaluating its needs and will develop a new fleet plan shortly. UIA currently operates a fleet of 19 737s but will solicit proposals for new aircraft from both Boeing and Airbus. "We'd like to see what Airbus can offer us," he said, noting that the ...

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