China Southern Airlines returned to the Georgian market after a three-year pause caused by pandemic. The Chinese airline performed the first flight from Urumqi to Tbilisi today.
The management of TAV Georgia and representatives of China Southern Airlines attended the event at Tbilisi International Airport.
During the winter navigation season China Southern Airlines will fly once a week on Fridays on the route Urumqi-Tbilisi-Urumqi and in case of demand, is going to increase the frequencies during the summer season.
78 passengers were on the board of the Urumqi-Tbilisi flight; 35 people departed from Tbilisi to Urumqi.
The airline performed its last flight to Tbilisi in January of 2020.
About TAV Georgia
TAV Georgia is an affiliated company of TAV Airports Holding – a member of group ADP. It started its operation in Georgia in 2005 and will continue its activity until the year 2027 as per the agreement in effect. Having received an investment worth over 220 million USD in Georgia, new passenger terminals of Tbilisi and Batumi airports were commissioned in 2007. Within the above investment in 2016-17 TAV Georgia implemented the Runway and Taxiways rehabilitation project and Construction of New Arrival Terminal at Tbilisi International Airport. Thanks to the multimillion investment made in many different countries, long term experience in airport operations and efficient management TAV Georgia has become one of the most reliable, stable and dynamic companies in Georgia.