China Southern Airlines is going to begin routes from Tbilisi to Europe.
Representatives of China Southern Airlines delivered a presentation about the company’s plans at the Hualing Hotels & Preference in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, on May 10.
According to Zhang Jun, who is a Marketing Manager of China’s Xinjiang Province of China Southern Airlines, negotiations are underway with the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency regarding the launching routes from Tbilisi to Europe (London, Paris, Budapest).
“This will be a new step in China-Georgia relations”, Zhang Jun said.
According to Zhang Jun, China Southern Airlines has been operating in Georgia since 2011. “This is very important for economic and cultural development of the two countries,” Zhang Jun added.
Director of Georgia’s Civil Aviation Agency, Guram Jalagonia spoke about the successful operation of China Southern Airlines in Georgia.
“China Southern Airlines is one of the largest airlines in the world and the most important thing is that this is safe for passengers,” Jalagonia said.
The event were attended by representatives of China Southern Airlines, the Chinese Embassy in Georgia, Georgia’s Civil Aviation Agency, Georgian Union of Airports, TAV Georgia, Georgia’s National Tourism Agency and various Chinese companies.