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06 April 2021, 18:39

Georgian Airways keen to resume air service to Belarus

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MINSK, 6 April (BelTA) – Georgian Airways seeks to resume flights to Belarus. This matter was in focus of a meeting between Belarusian Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Avramenko and the Georgian delegation that included Director General of the Partnership Fund David Saganelidze, Ambassador of Georgia to Belarus Valeri Kvaratskhelia, and Georgian Airways President Tamaz Gaiashvili, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Transport and Communications Ministry.

The parties discussed cooperation in aviation and mulled over launching flights to Belarus operated by Georgian Airways.

This air carrier already operated flights to Belarus, David Saganelidze noted. “The company performed regular flights from Tbilisi to Minsk in 2007-2011. Now we are keen to see Georgian Airways return to the Belarusian market,” he added.

We are always open to proposals from air carriers to launch flights to destinations in Belarus, Aleksei Avramenko stressed. “The Belarusian aviation authorities are eager to attract new airlines that would operate flights to Belarusian airports. Expanding cooperation with Georgian Airways will directly contribute to the development of tourism between the two countries,” he said.

The agenda of the meeting also included prospects and opportunities for providing maintenance services for Georgian aircraft at Minsk Civil Aviation Plant No.407 and for training specialists at the Belarusian State Academy of Aviation.

The parties also discussed general matters on the bilateral agenda of cooperation in transport.

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