Volodymyr Bilotkach


Volodymyr Bilotkach

(UK, London)
Senior lecturer in Economics at Newcastle University

Covered topics:

● airline regulation;
● сompetition policy;
● іnfrastructure investment;
● natural monopolies.


1) Wizzair’s Departure – Ukrainian Government Has a Lesson to Learn (2015);

2) What is the Inflation Rate in Ukraine (in cooperation with the EB of VoxUkraine, 2015);

3) Assessing NBU’s Foreign Exchange Policy Shift (in cooperation with the EB of VoxUkraine, 2015);

4) Pros And Cons Of The Ukrainian Government Proposal To Hike Gas Tariffs For The Population (in ccooperation with the EB of VoxUkraine, 2015);

5) Ukraine should (not?) raise energy tariffs for babushkas! (in cooperation with Tymofiy Mylovanov, 2015);

6) New Airline Market Rules Make No Sense (2014);

7) STATEMENT. Smoking Gun Proving that the Ukrainian Government does not Want Reforms: New Aviation Regulations (2014);

8) Analysis of the Project of Coalition Agreement (in cooperation with the EB of VoxUkraine, 2014);

9) Ending the Russian-Ukrainian War (in cooperation with Tymofiy Mylovanov, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Oleksandr Talavera, 2015).


1) Volodymyr Bilotkach: New aviation rules harm competition, damage government’s reputation (KyivPost, 2014);

2) How to book the cheapest airline flight (in cooperation with Yuriy Gorodnichenko, The Washington Post, 2014);

3) Losing access to online distribution platforms cost American Airlines more than $50 million in revenues (in cooperation with Nicholas Rupp and Vivek Pai, LSE, 2014);

4) Oil prices have nosedived. Why aren’t air fares doing the same? (Dawn.com, 2014);

5)  When to Book Your Plane Ticket: A Guide (in cooperation with Yuriy Gorodnichenko, The Atlantic, 2014);

6) Frequent flying is getting a lot more rewarding – for those at the very top (in cooperation with Yuriy Gorodnichenko, The Conversation, 2014);

7) So when should you book that flight? The truth on airline prices (in cooperation with Yuriy Gorodnichenko, The Conversation, 2014);

8) What happens when a network carrier disappears? Case of Malev bankruptcy (AirNeth, 2013);

9) Southwest Airlines’ last-minute fares not always the best deal, economist finds (Psyh.org, 2007).


Hromadske International. The Sunday Show – New Government Regulation Suggests Business As Usual In Ukraine (November 2014)