Feb 1, 2010

Armavia: Tbilisi airport does not make concessions

Air communication between Tbilisi and Yerevan is suspended from February 1 this year, Georgia Online reported.
As the United Transport Administration informed, suspension of air communication carries seasonal nature and is justified by the low passenger flow. As the "Armavia" spokesman Nana Avetisova told PanARMENIAN.Net, flights to Tbilisi are suspended for two main reasons: the flights’ seasonal nature and fees the airport of Tbilisi offers. 

"To date, fees set by Tbilisi airport are not payback. The management of the airline suggested to revise them, but Tbilisi does not make concessions, " she said.  

She recalled that Armavia has stopped flights in this direction since January 15, 2010.  Flights from Tbilisi to Moscow were carried out by Armenian Armavia, the first flight was operated on March 14, 2009. 

Armavia is the national air carrier of Armenia. Established in 1996, Armavia operates about 250 flights a month to over 30 destinations in the CIS countries, Europe and the Middle East. In 2008 Armavia transported more than 647 thousand passengers. Air fleet of the company consists of A-319 (3), A-320 (2), Boeing 737-300, CRJ-200, Tu-134 aircrafts. In 2010 Armavia will receive a new Superjet 100. 

Source: panarmenian.net

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