Alkym® Enters Ukraine with a Bang: Two Airlines go Live at Once

    01 Jan 2011


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Alkym® Enters Ukraine with a Bang: Two Airlines go Live at Once

Shannon Ireland. January, 2011 // Volartec are delighted to announce the dual successful implementations with their new customers in Ukraine. In September and October this year Volartec reached agreement with two Ukrainian based Airlines as the vendor of choice for maintenance management software. Firstly Bukovyna Airlines and then UM Airlines selected Alkym to enable their organisations optimise their productivity.

The implementation projects were run in tandem in order to meet the client requirements to be live in 2010. Both were successfully concluded in 5 weeks ending at the beginning of December.

John Barry, VP Business Development with Volartec commented “The unique challenge of  unning simultaneous projects with GO LIVE planned for the same day gave us another opportunity to prove our strong project management skillset. We are delighted to say we exceeded the customer expectations in both projects having time to bring added value improvements to their set up”.

Alkym® represents a complete solution to all requirements related to aircraft maintenance. Alkym® was chosen on this occasion for the ability to provide this full suite with the entire functionality required, at the most competitive price on the market. Vadim Ievtushenko  Head of Purchasing Department with UM Airlines was impressed with the project team on site stating “We were promised an awful lot in the sales process to be delivered in what we considered a short timescale. The team that arrived to assist us with the implementation were extremely professional and delivered on all aspects that had been promised. In fact we felt they exceeded our expectations. We now have Alkym in a live environment managing our fleet.”

His comments were echoed by Alexander Manko, Head of Engineering Support Department for Bukovyna Airlines who was “pleased to be able to see a return on their investment so quickly. We had no idea that such an undertaking could be delivered so professionally in the short time frame. The disruption to our operation was always one of the reasons we did not commit previously. In this case we had no major disruption.”


Bukovyna (Chernivtsi Airline) was established in 1945. Operations of piston engines aircrafts were on the first stage of airlines development. Then later on such aircrafts as L-410, ANTONOV-24 and Tupolev-134A were placed in operation. In 1992 conducting of regular and charter international flights began. From the middle of 2008 Bukovina started operation of MD-80. At the present time 10 aircrafts are registered in Bukovyna Airlines.


UM Airlines was established in 1998. Air operator certificate was received in 1999. Since June 2000 UM Airlines operates from its base in Kiev to different routes in the Middle East on both scheduled and charter routes. At the present time UM Airline operates a fleet of 2 MD-80.