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|Founded||1994 (as Airzena)|
|Hubs||Tbilisi International Airport|
|Company slogan||Fly with us|
|Key people||Iase Zautashvili, General Director|
Georgian Airways (Georgian: ჯორჯიან ეარვეისი), formerly Airzena, is the privately owned flag carrier of Georgia, with its headquarters in Tbilisi. Its main base is Tbilisi International Airport.
The airline was established and started operations in September 1994 as Airzena, initially operating business and charter flights. Scheduled services were added in 1997. Airzena merged with Air Georgia in November 1999 to form Airzena Georgian Airlines and adopted the current name on 1 October 2004.
In July 2011 Mikhail Bagdasarov, owner of Armenia’s national carrier, Armavia, planned to purchase Georgian Airways. As of July 2013, the deal has not been finalized due to the declaration of bankruptcy by Armavia.
As of April 2013, Georgian Airways maintains codeshare agreements with the following airlines:
- "Contacts." Georgian Airways. Retrieved on 28 May 2012. "12 RUSTAVELI AVE. 0108 TBILISI, GEORGIA" – Georgian address: "რუსთაველის გამზირი 12 0108 თბილისი, საქართველო.", Russian address: "Грузия, Тбилиси, проспект Руставели 12, 0108"
- Flight International 3 April 2007
- "Armenian businessman intends to buy Georgian air company | Armenia News". NEWS.am. 13 June 2009. Retrieved 2012-05-25.
- destinations of Georgian Airways
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