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  • 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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  • 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.
  • Georgian start-up FlyVista inaugurates operation

    News | 06 Aug 2014 13:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Georgian start-up carrier FlyVista has formally inaugurated its operation, with the intent of serving a range of destinations from Tbilisi.
  • Atlasjet Ukraine to start services next month

    News | 05 Aug 2014 10:31 | Tom Zaitsev

    Turkish operator Atlasjet is to open services to and from Ukraine on 15 September, through its locally based subsidiary Atlasjet Ukraine.
  • Azerbaijan Airlines fixes launch date for JFK route

    News | 05 Aug 2014 07:36 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Azerbaijan Airlines has fixed a date to open its New York JFK service, intending to start operating the route on 24 September.
  • 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.