Daily Archives: 01.04.2019

Georgian Airways: the state should help local airlines

“If the state does not render serious assistance to Georgian airlines, it will be very difficult for us to stand on the market. The state should have a priority, namely to develop the Georgian civil aviation sector,” said Tamaz Gaiashvili, CEO, Georgian Airways.

SITA Smart Path™ allows passengers at Athens Airport to use their faces as their boarding pass

Passengers flying with Aegean Airlines from Athens International Airport are being offered a faster, more efficient journey through the airport by merely scanning their face at check-in and at security points.

Plane crashes in Germany: three people died

A private plane Epic-LT crashed in Germany. As a result, three people including Natalia Fileva, a shareholder of S7 Airlines, Russia, died in this plane crash, Kazinform, Kazakhstan, reports with reference to TASS, Russia.

Kazakhstan, Spain to launch direct flights

The aviation authorities of Kazakhstan and Spain held negotiations in Madrid regarding the launch of direct flights between the two countries, Kazinform learnt from the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development.

Azerbaijan, EU to mull agreements on aviation

Azerbaijan and the European Union (EU) will discuss the new partnership agreement, as well as the aviation agreement next week in Brussels, Head of Political, Economics and Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Denis Daniilidis told Trend.

Uzbekistan Airways increases flight frequency to New York

The national airline Uzbekistan Airways has introduced the third frequency of regular passenger flights to New York from April 2, 2019, Trend reports via Uzbek media.

Prospects to appoint direct flights between USA and Georgia discussed at the U.S. Embassy

Mariam Kvrivishvili, Head of the Tourism Administration of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development met with Ross Wilson, acting US Ambassador to Georgia. The meeting was held in the US Embassy in Tbilisi.

Turkmenistan, Japan mull establishing direct flights

The Turkmen delegation held talks in Tokyo on the establishment of direct air communication between the two countries, Trend reports via a Turkmen TV channel.

President of Georgia becomes passenger of the first flight from Paris to Tbilisi

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili was among the passengers of the first regular flight of Air France from Paris to Tbilisi, the Georgian Airports Association reported this Sunday, Trend reports with reference to TASS.

Air France makes inaugural Paris – Tbilisi flight

The French flag carrier Air France has made its inaugural flight from the French capital of Paris today, with Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili being among its first passengers.