Daily Archives: 21.02.2018

Air France postpones half of long-distance flights from Paris due to strike

The strike of Air France’s employees will affect at least half of the long-distance flights from Paris, France, they should not be expected within the next 24 hours, the report said on Wednesday, as it was published on the air carrier’s official website reports.

Azerbaijan, Jordan can establish direct flights

Azerbaijan and Jordan can establish direct flights. The Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Economy reports that this issue was discussed within the framework of the Third Meeting of the Azerbaijani-Jordanian Intergovernmental Commission for Trade, Economic and Technical Cooperation.

Russia’s Makhachkala Airport intends to launch flights to Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and China

The management of Makhachkala International Airport, Dagestan, Russia, is negotiating with several air carriers to establish regular flights to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan. According to the press service of the airport, in particular, negotiations are underway to launch the Makhachkala –Tehran – Makhachkala air service, RIA Dagestan reports.

Representatives of Ryanair hold talks in Tbilisi

There are representatives of one of the Europe’s largest airlines, Ryanair, at the CONNECT 2018 Aviation Forum in Tbilisi, Georgia. They are holding negotiations with the participants of this event at the Baltimor Hotel.

Bombardier deliveries slightly adjusted in 2017

BizavNews informs that Bombardier, the Canadian aircraft manufacturer, has transferred 140 business jets to its customers for Jan-Dec 2017. The deliveries were distributed as follows: 56 Challenger 350s, 45 Global 5000/6000s, 23 Challenger 650s, 14 Learjet 70/75s and two Challenger 850s. The number of delivered aircraft grew by five planes, as compared to the forecast made earlier this year. However, as compared to 2016, “sank” by 16.4% (in 2016, 62 Challenger 350s, 51 Globals, 26 Challenger 605/650s and 24 Learjets were delivered).

CONNECT 2018 European Aviation Forum in Tbilisi

Tbilisi is hosting a large-scale event – the CONNECT 2018 European Aviation Forum.

Number of passengers served by Batumi International Airport increased by 59%

Last year, a record number of passengers was recorded at the Batumi International Airport, Georgia. This information was provided by Ketevan Aleksidze, Director, Airports Association under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Georgia.