News from the budget airline “Victory” (Pobeda by Aeroflot) tell of coming flights operating between Kutaisi in Georgia and Moscow and Saint Petersburg in Russia. Beginning in September, the airline intends starting regular flights via five Russian airlines.
The General Director of “Association of the Airports of Georgia” Ketevan Aleksidze, told reporters the Russia-Georgia link initiative will involve; Aeroflot, S7 Airlines, Ural airlines, Nordavia and “Saratov airlines”, and Georgian Airways.
Russia and Georgia announced the resumption of regular flights between the two countries from 15 September 2014. According to the results of the technical consultations of the aviation authorities of the two countries, Georgian airlines received the right to perform regular flights to Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Sochi, Rostov and KMV, and Russian — in the direction of Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi.
In the new agreement, the frequency of flights between Tbilisi and Moscow are determined during the winter navigation season for 18 flights per week from each side, and during the summer navigation season. 21 flights. Regular flights between Russia and Georgia was interrupted in August 2008 because of conflict in the Caucasus, but regular flights resumed in August 2010, but carried out direct Charter flights between the two countries.
Earlier this month Pobeda Airlines announced plans to triple the number of operations to regional airports for the 2018 summer season. The sister company of the country’s flag carrier Aeroflot, announced plans to fly a total of 1,294 regional flights between March 25 and October 27, against 414 for the same period last year.