Top News on Tbilisi

  • Russia breaks off air links to Georgia amid hostilities


    <P>Russia has reimposed a ban on all flights to Georgia in the wake of an escalating armed conflict between the two nations over South Ossetia. </P> <P>The Russian transport ministry issued an order that air services with Georgia must be halted from 9 August.</P> <P>The two sides had only restored bilateral air links in March after an 18 months break as a result of mounting political tensions. </P> <P>Under the new directive, Aeroflot and S7 Airlines promptly cancelled 10 scheduled weekly flights to the Georgian capital Tbilisi. </P> <P>Their counterparts AirZena Georgian Airways and National Airlines were barred from providing 10 regular services to Moscow.</P> <P>Georgian operator TAM Air has had to abandon plans to begin serving Russian cities Sochi, Rostov-on-Don and MinVody from Tbilisi and Batumi.</P> <P>S7 Airlines is reported to have changed the route plan of its Moscow-Yerevan scheduled flights to bypass Georgia's air space and use that of neighbouring Azerbaijan.</P> <


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  • Air Arabia to serve Tbilisi

    News | 20 Oct 2014 10:06

    ​Middle Eastern carrier Air Arabia is to open services to the Georgian capital Tbilisi by the end of October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Arabia-to-serve-Tbilisi-404955/
  • Aeroflot to resume Tbilisi flights after Russia-Georgia air deal

    News | 29 Sep 2014 16:54 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Aeroflot is to begin daily flights between Moscow and Tblilisi at the end of next month as one of several airlines to operate on the route following the restoration of air links between Russia and Georgia after a six-year suspension.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeroflot-to-resume-Tbilisi-flights-after-Russia-Georgia-air-deal-404260/
  • Etihad to strengthen Caucasus and African networks

    News | 21 Sep 2014 14:23 | Oliver Clark

    ​Etihad Airways will add the capital cities of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Tanzania to its network in the second half of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Etihad-to-strengthen-Caucasus-and-African-networks-403938/
  • KV Aviation leases 737 to Aerovista

    News | 17 Sep 2014 11:02 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Georgian carrier Aerovista has leased a Boeing 737-300 from operating lessor KV Aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KV-Aviation-leases-737-to-Aerovista-403793/
  • ANALYSIS: Europe airline market review August 2014

    News | 08 Sep 2014 11:00

    Aeroflot's attempt to introduce its own low-cost unit may have stuttered in its formative steps, but the SkyTeam carrier remains determined to push ahead in Russia's fledging budget sector market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Europe-airline-market-review-August-2014-403414/
  • UIA forced to route around Russia

    News | 11 Aug 2014 14:15 | Tom Zaitsev

    Russia's air navigation service provider Rosaeronavigatsia is refusing Ukraine International Airlines permission to fly over the country on routes to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kazakhstan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UIA-forced-to-route-around-Russia-402552/