Bees Airline is a Ukrainian airline based at the Kyiv International Airport in the capital of the country. It is an airline founded in 2019 and looking to commence operations from Kyiv International Airport in the second quarter of 2021. It's reported to be a low-cost and charter airline flying both charter and scheduled services.
With a fleet of Boeing 737-800, the airline is targeting destinations regionally including destinations in Europe and Africa, namely Barcelona, Batumi, Rhodes, Tirana, Odessa and many more.
As of abril 2021, Bees Airline is planning to operate flights from Ukraine's capital, Kyiv to over 30 destinations, which includes 15 scheduled services and 16 charter services. So far, these destinations include Batumi, Tbilisi, Araxos, Heraklion, Rhodes, Burgas, Varna, Alicante, Barcelona, Tirana, Larnaca, Yerevan, Odessa and many more.
Bees Airline only offers one cabin class but its fares are divided into three fare types, these are Light, Smart and Flex.
Economy Light has the least allowance and flexibility in the ticket, but it's the cheapest ticket available out of the three. Free change and refund are not available for the fare type.
Economy Smart has a checked baggage allowance of 23kg and the ticket has some flexibility with a small fee. Although the fare is a little more expensive than Economy Light.
Economy Flex offers everything that the other fare types offer, but with even more flexibility as the name suggests. Tickets are fully refundable but with a small fee applied.
Fare-paying passengers are entitled to one piece of 7kg carry-on baggage that doesn't exceed 55cm x 40cm x 23cm for free as well as a personal item such as a handbag, a jacket and a camera.
Carry-on baggage must fit in the overhead locker or under the seat and it must not weigh over the permitted limit. A baggage that does not comply with the airline baggage policy will not be accepted and may be asked to transport it as checked baggage.
Prohibited items are not allowed on board including any fluid exceeding 100ml. Prohibited items except dangerous goods must be transported in checked baggage. Batteries and power banks should be carried onboard and must not be transported in checked baggage.
Checked baggage allowance depends on the fare type that the passenger purchased. Passengers may check a piece of 23kg checked baggage on their flights as long as it doesn't exceed 158cm in total dimensions.
Checked baggage must not exceed 32kg, otherwise, the airline will not accept the baggage due to international health and safety regulations.
Any passengers wishing to purchase excess baggage for their flights can do so during the booking process or by contacting our customer service team.
Online check-in isn't currently available for the airline as of abril 2021. All passengers must check-in at the airport.
Airport check-in counters open two hours before and close 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time. At Alternative Airlines, we advise passengers to arrive at the airport two hours prior to the scheduled departure time with the valid travel documents.
Passengers should report to the airline check-in counters before the check-in deadline. As a recommendation, we recommend passengers arrive at the airport two hours before the established departure time and should report to the check-in desks as soon as they arrive. This is to avoid any unexpected delays pre-arrival.
The airline reserves the rights to refuse to board any late passengers and may not refund the ticket.
Bees Airline doesn't offer a frequent flyer programme for its customers.
Bees Airline isn't part of any airline alliances.
Bees Airline is flying with a fleet of Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft with a seating capacity of 189 seats in a single-class configuration and a seat pitch of 79cm.
Kyiv International Airport (IEV) is one of the two airports serving the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, it's the main international airport in the capital serving over 2.5 million passengers annually. Despite its commercial passenger operations, the airport is one of the busiest business aviation airports in Europe.