Fly Georgia

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FlyGeorgia
FlyGeorgiaCompanyProfile.jpg
IATA
9Y
ICAO
FGE
Callsign
GEORGIAN WING
Founded 2011
Ceased operations 2013
Hubs Tbilisi International Airport
Fleet size 2
Destinations 6
Company slogan The World Awaits You
Headquarters Tbilisi, Georgia
Website flygeorgia.com

FlyGeorgia (Georgian: ფლაი ჯორჯია; IATA: FGE) was the second national airline of Georgia, with its headquarters in Tbilisi. It is a privately owned and controlled airline, which offers flights to a number of destinations in Europe, the Middle East and South Asia as well as in the CIS. As of the end of 2013 it's operating license has been suspended.

History[edit]

On 30 July 2012, it was officially announced that FlyGeorgia would start operating flights from Tbilisi to Batumi and the first flight would be launched on 3 August 2012. On 6 October 2012, it was officially stated that FGE would start direct flights from Tbilisi to Amsterdam with an Airbus 319.

At the end of October 2012, FlyGeorgia announced it had ordered 2 more A320 aircraft. The first of these aircraft would be delivered at the end of 2012, whilst the second one would be delivered to Tbilisi in March 2013. They would be purchased from the leasing company. Fly Georgia also declared it would start flights to Germany, Ukraine, UAE, Iraq, Brussels, Kazakhstan, Armenia and many destinations to come.

On 16 October 2013 it has been announced that the Georgian civil aviation authority suspended FlyGeorgia's license. The airline is no longer allowed to operate any flights until further notice.[1]

Destinations[edit]

Cabin aboard a FlyGeorgia Airbus aircraft
Hub
Focus city
Future
Seasonal
Terminated route
City Country IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Amsterdam  Netherlands AMS EHAM Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminated
Antalya  Turkey AYT LTAI Antalya Airport Seasonal
Batumi  Georgia BUS UGSB Batumi International Airport Seasonal
Baghdad  Iraq BGW ORBI Baghdad International Airport [2]
Brussels  Belgium BRU EBBR Brussels Airport Terminated
Cairo  Egypt CAI HECA Cairo International Airport
Dubai  UAE DXB OMDB Dubai Airport
Düsseldorf  Germany DUS EDDL Düsseldorf Airport
Erbil  Iraq EBL ORER Erbil International Airport Terminated
Hurghada  Egypt HRG HEGN Hurghada International Airport Seasonal
Kiev  Ukraine KBP UKBB Boryspil International Airport
Sharm el-Sheikh  Egypt SSH HESH Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport Seasonal
Tbilisi  Georgia TBS UGTB Tbilisi International Airport Hub
Tehran  Iran IKA OIIE Imam Khomeini International Airport

Fleet[edit]

A FlyGeorgia Airbus A319-100

The FlyGeorgia fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of December 2012):[3]

FlyGeorgia Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Airbus A319-100 1 - 12 102 114
Airbus A320-200 1 [4] - 16 122 138 [5]
Total 2 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.ch/portal/news/22592-georgian-civil-aviation-authority-suspends-fly-georgias-aoc#disqus_thread
  2. ^ "FlyGeorgia Launches Tbilisi – Baghdad Service from late-May 2013". UBM Aviation Worldwide Ltd. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Kirtzkhalia, N. (30 July 2012). "Fly Georgia brings first AIRBUS to Georgia". Trend News Agency. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.planespotters.net/Airline/FlyGeorgia
  5. ^ Kirtzkhalia, N. (27 October 2012). "FlyGeorgia acquires two new planes". Trend News Agency. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

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