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The Success of the Aviation Sector in 2018

The 2018 ICAO audit results prove that the flights safety component has been significantly improved.  The year of 2018 was exceptionally successful for the aviation sector, Levan Karanadze, the recently appointed director of LEPL Civil Aviation Agency under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia noted. This year …

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Aviation Kerosene Imports to Georgia Grow by 27.5%

In June 2018 aviation kerosene imports to Georgia made up 10 000 tons, up 2.7 thousand tons compared to May 2018 (7.3 thousand tons in May). The major volume of aviation kerosene in June 2018 was imported from Turkmenistan – 6.3 thousand tons, which is 63% in total imports. Greece …

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Azerbaijan To Produce High Quality Aviation Fuel in Ukraine

SOCAR is negotiating with Ukraine for joint production of high quality aviation fuel in Ukraine. According to AzerNews, Ukraine and Azerbaijan are negotiating a deal for producing high-quality aviation fuel together it would help Ukraine to match sharp demand of availability of aviation fuel at its airports due to increase …

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Pre-project Works of Tusheti Airdrome to be Done by May

The completion of the pre-project works of Tusheti airdrome is planned in May -says executive manager Ivane Petriashvili. According to Petriashvili, works had to be started in May, 2017 and completed in 4 months. Prior to this, Petriashvili said that there is a need to specify certain indicators in the …

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Aircraft Manufacturing Enterprise to Launch in 2018

The Partnership Fund along with Israeli Company ”Elbit Sysyems- Cyclone” established construction of a Civilian Aircraft Manufacturing Enterprise, in September 2015. According to Partnership Fund, construction is underway at this stage, which will be completed in the first quarter of 2018. Next stage is to equip the enterprise technically and …

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The Reason Explained About Passenger Registration Delay on August 10

The reason of the issue for registration of passengers in Tbilisi International Airport on August 10 was the breakdown of the network of the international aviation communications company (SITA) in Tbilisi. Orange Business Service, partner company of SITA, informed TAV Georgia about the  mentioned fact. The abovementioned letter confirmed once again …

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Aviation Development Starts in Georgia

Over the past years Government of Georgia has been spending considerable state budget funds on development of domestic and small aviation sectors. Domestic airports  are being built, including Ambrolauri Airport (14 million GEL investments) and Mestia airport (20 million GEL investments); Government has also announced plans for constructing a domestic …

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Aviation Market is Expecting Price rise by Spring

Aviation Market is Expecting Price rise by Spring

Aviation market is getting ready for the price increase by spring. Excise tax increase is added by the grown airport fee – 22 + 2 = $ 24, which is directly reflected on the ticket cost. The burden is more increased to the local based companies, as they take the …

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How Aviation Sector Grows in Georgia

The past 4 years has showed unprecedented upturn in aviation sector. 2 186 684 passengers – over the past 9 months, 103% growth, compared to 2012. Upturn in passenger turnover at Georgian airports is the result of the reasonable policy that our country follows, as well as the result of …

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Georgian Cargo Airline Obtains EASA Authorization

Another Georgian airline has obtained a permit of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Georgian cargo airline TCA has obtained an air safety joint permit as part of the non-EU member countries airline authorization process  (EU safety authorization for foreign air operators – PART-TCO) from EASA. The permit authorizes the …

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Serious Fraud Office Opens Airbus Corruption Investigation

Serious Fraud Office Opens Airbus Corruption Investigation

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched an investigation into allegations of “fraud, bribery and corruption” in the civil aviation business of Airbus. The allegations relate to irregularities concerning third party consultants. The France-based aircraft manufacturer said it was co-operating with the probe, which was launched last month. In …

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Turkish Airlines Holds 19 Percent of Georgian Air Market

Turkish Arilines

Turkish Airlines controls 19% of the Georgian aviation market and is the domestic market leader. According to the statistics, in January to June Turkish Airlines ranks first in terms of quantity of passengers transported by regular flights. The airline has handled 205 615 passengers for six months. Ukraine International Airlines …

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