Articles Tagged ‘Tbilisi’
Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year’s total; destination of CONNECT 2018
Handling 2.25 million passengers in 2016, Tbilisi Airport is on a roll this year, with traffic expected to reach the three million barrier. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford went to Georgia to discover more about the airport’s past, plus its plans for the future, including being the destination for CONNECT 2018.
Georgia traffic grows by 25% in 2016 as Batumi, Kutaisi and Tbilisi handle 2.75m pax; Turkish Airlines bigger than Georgian Airways
Nestled strategically between Russia and Turkey, Georgia has three main airports all of which grew by more than 20% in 2016. We reveal the rate at which traffic has grown in the last decade and which are the leading airlines and country markets.
Tbilisi airport grows 50% in two years; Aegean, Alitalia, British Airways, Estonian Air and Qatar Airways new in 2012
Georgia’s recent democratic change of government gained the country some valuable global PR. But which airlines have been responsible for the country’s rapid growth in air traffic, and what is known about the country’s two home-grown airlines?
Despite already planning to start six new routes before the end of the year, Qatar Airways has revealed plans to start four more; Baku (Azerbaijan), Entebbe (Uganda), Medina (Saudi Arabia) and Tbilisi (Georgia). All will be served by A320s but which other carriers operate international flights to these destinations?