Air France launched flights between Paris CDG and Tbilisi on 31 March. Speaking at the inaugural flight press conference is Salome Zourabichvili, President of Georgia, who flew in on the first flight from the French capital. The SkyTeam member will operate a twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Sundays) service on the capital connection.
- Air France launched three new international routes from Paris CDG (CDG) on 31 March, with the airline initiating flights to Belgrade (BEG), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Tbilisi (TBS). The 7,940-kilometre route to the US will operate three times weekly using the airline’s A330-200s, with it facing direct competition from American Airlines which provides a daily service. Flights on the 1,423-kilometre link to the Serbian capital will operate daily, facing Air Serbia which offers 13 weekly flights. Finally, the 3,363-kilometre route to the capital of Georgia will be flown twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Sundays), with it going head-to-head with Georgian Airways which too flies the route on a twice-weekly bases. Both European routes launched this week from Paris CDG will be flown using the SkyTeam member’s fleet of A320s according to OAG Schedules Analyser data.