Category Archives: Georgia

Passenger traffic at Georgian airports increased by 4%

In January-November 2019, Georgian airports served a total of 4,877,963 passengers, which is by 4% more than for the same period last year.

Pegasus Airlines launches Istanbul – Batumi flights

Pegasus Airlines, Turkey, plans to launch its direct flight en route Batumi, Georgia – Istanbul, Turkey – Batumi, News-Georgia reported on December 5, 2019 with reference to the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency.

How beneficial is the Georgian civil aviation market?

Recently, representatives of a number of Georgian airlines have announced a reduction in passenger traffic and a lack of competition in the civil aviation market. However, real numbers suggest the opposite – the number of airlines operating in Georgia, as well as passenger traffic are growing.

Direct charter flights between Georgia’s Tbilisi, Bangkok to be launched

Thai AirAsia X air company will carry out six charter flights on the route Tbilisi-Bangkok-Tbilisi, Trend reports referring to Georgian media outlets.

Abashidze: Moscow is thinking about restoring air links with Georgia

According to the special representative of the Prime Minister of Georgia on relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze, when meeting with Grigory Karasin, Russia, he raised the issue to restore direct flights en route Georgia – Russia.

Georgia, Iceland scheduling to sign Air Traffic Agreement

There are plans between Georgia and Iceland to sign an Air Traffic Agreement.

Russia, Georgia may resume flights in 2020

The ban on Russia – Georgia air traffic can be lifted in the first half of 2020, Izvestia, Russia, writes with reference to an informed government source.

Georgian Air Navigation Agency meets winter season with its new air navigation system

The Georgian Air Navigation Agency (GANA) is responsible for the introduction and proper operation of technologies that help aircraft operating accurate and safe flights, according to the GANA website.

Georgia – Bologna direct flight launched

Hungarian low-cost airline named Wizz Air began operating its direct regular flights from Kutaisi International Airport, Georgia, to Bologna, Italy, Trend reports citing the Georgian airport.

Air traffic to Georgia to decrease by 9% in winter season due to conflict with Russia

During the winter air navigation period 2019-2020, an average of 340 scheduled flights a week will be operated from Georgia’s international airports, which is by 9.3% lower than a year ago, the country’s Civil Aviation Agency estimated.