Georgian Airways commenced flights to Bratislava on 25 March. Among the festivities at the Slovakian capital airport were a ribbon and cake cutting ceremony. Having the honour of cutting the ribbon were: Deputy CEO of Georgian Airways, Giorgi Gorgiladze; Georgian Ambassador to Slovakia, Revaz Gachechiladze; State Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia, Lukáš Parízek; Slovakian Ambassador to Georgia, Rudolf Michalka; Director of Aviation and Strategic Marketing of Bratislava Airport, Radek Zábranský; plus the first flight captain and members of Slovak folklore group Vienok. Georgian Airways will link Tbilisi to Bratislava twice-weekly (Mondays and Saturdays).
Georgian Airways added Berlin Schönefeld to its network on 26 March, with the carrier planning to link Tbilisi to the capital of Germany three times weekly. Among those at the launch along with the crew were: Andreas Ley, Aviation Marketing, Berlin Brandenburg; Ketevan Gvenetadze, Embassy Counsellor, Georgian Embassy; Levan Diasamidze, Envoy, Georgian Embassy; Georg Okujava, Country Manager Germany, Georgian Airways; and Nana Godziashvili, Commercial Director, Georgian Airways. The carrier will operate the 2,633-kilometre sector using its fleet of E190s.
- Georgian Airways kick-started its European expansion this week, with the national carrier of Georgia beginning flights from Tbilisi (TBS) to Barcelona (BCN), Berlin Schönefeld (SXF), Bratislava (BTS) and Brussels (BRU). The quartet of routes will be operated on the airline’s fleet of E190s, with all of the destinations currently unserved from the Georgian capital. The average sector length of the four routes is 2,920 kilometres. Along with the city pairs inaugurated this week, the carrier will begin flights to Athens, Bologna, Cologne Bonn, Kazan, Paris CDG and Thessaloniki in the coming weeks, with all of these services also planned to be operated on its fleet of E190s. Vote for Bratislava Airport’s cake in this week’s Cake of the Week Public Vote.
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|Source: OAG Schedules Analyser w/c 27 March. WF = Weekly frequencies.