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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  • News Listings for Tbilisi

  • Georgia and Russia target resumption of flights

    News | 11 Jul 2014 09:34 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Georgian and Russian authorities have outlined steps for restoring scheduled services after a six-year suspension of bilateral air links.
  • ​Georgia’s FlyVista nears launch of operations

    News | 30 May 2014 16:28 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Georgian start-up FlyVista is preparing for the start of scheduled services from Tbilisi this summer.
  • ​Ukraine​’s Dniproavia to add services from Kharkov

    News | 30 May 2014 09:24 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Ukrainian operator Dniproavia is resuming expansion of its summer schedule by shifting its capacity to Kharkov.
  • Ukraine's Dniproavia puts expansion on hold

    News | 31 Mar 2014 21:33 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Ukrainian carrier Dniproavia has put off introducing its expanded summer schedule due to falling demand for international travel.
  • Air Baltic and Etihad boost codeshare

    News | 21 Mar 2014 09:55 | Oliver Clark

    Air Baltic and Etihad Airways are expanding their codeshare agreement to include routes from Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich to Abu Dhabi and Riga.
  • Aeroflot poised for Tbilisi return

    News | 24 Feb 2014 10:14 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Aeroflot is poised to restore scheduled services to the Georgian capital Tbilisi following a six-year suspension.