Tbilisi airport

Georgian Railways considering Tbilisi-Kutaisi airport train

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Economy|Tags: , , , |

Kutaisi airport. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Railways is considering creating a new train line connecting the airports in Tbilisi and Kutaisi, with regular departures. Spokesperson Dachi Tsaguria told Kutaisi Post that Georgian Railways is currently researching whether the new […]

Russian, Turkmen and Ukrainian airlines open new flights out of Tbilisi

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Three new airlines are opening flights out of Tbilisi from November: Turkmenistan Airlines, the Ukrainian DART Airlines and Russia’s Pobeda. Turkmenistan Airlines will fly twice weekly (Mon, Thu) to Ashgabad, starting November 2. DART Airlines begins flights […]

Foundations being laid for second terminal at Tbilisi airport

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: Economy|Tags: |

Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili (right) at the launch of construction work. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The construction of the second terminal building at Tbilisi International Airport is proceeding as planned. Currently, the foundation is being laid, a spokesperson for the airport told DFWatch. The need for a second terminal is evident in the steady […]

New runway opened at Tbilisi International Airport

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A new runaway was opened at Tbilisi International Airport on Monday. During the 12 weeks of construction work on the new runway, no flights were cancelled but some were rescheduled. The runaway was closed for ten hours […]

Tbilisi airport gets 24 hour bus service, ticket price 22 US cents

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

The buses are a gift from the city of Istanbul. (Tbilisi City Hall.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Tbilisi international airport is now serviced all night through by the regular daytime bus line number 37, Tbilisi City Hall informs. Before the new schedule on July 4, line 37 had been operating until midnight, like other municipal bus lines in the capital. […]

Tbilisi airport will get new terminal building

By | February 9th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A new terminal building will be built at Tbilisi Airport, due to an increase in passenger numbers. The new terminal will be finished within an year. Giorgi Molodinashvili, Deputy Director of the Georgia’s Airports Union, told DF Watch that in spring, […]

Tbilisi airport to close runway during daytime for four months

By | February 6th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Tbilisi international will be closed during daytime for four months, starting from March 1, 2016, due to maintenance work on the runway. During dayttime, scheduled flights will either be cancelled or delayed. According to preliminary […]

Georgian airports served 12% more passengers in 2015

By | January 13th, 2016|Categories: Economy|Tags: , , , |

Kutaisi airport. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian airports served 12 percent more passengers in 2015 than the previous year, according to figures published on Tuesday by the Aviation Agency of the Ministry of Economy. Airports in Georgia served a record 2,261,006 passengers in 2015, […]

PM proposes naming Tbilisi airport after poet Shota Rustaveli

By | June 5th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili suggests naming Tbilisi airport after Shota Rustaveli, a 12th to 13th century Georgian poet. Garibashvili wants to name the airport, currently known as Alekseevka, after Rustaveli in connection with the poet’s 850 year anniversary […]