Economy
Posted: 3 months ago

Georgia suspends direct flights with Iran due to Recent Coronavirus Outbreak

The Government of Georgia has made a decision to suspend direct flights with Iran due to the recent coronavirus outbreak.

The Foreign Ministry announced that this aims to prevent the possibility of the spread of the China-born virus to Georgia and to protect its citizens.

The government of Georgia is in constant communication with the Iranian authorities in order to receive the updates about the situation on the ground and the current preventive measures there”, the Foreign Ministry said.

Iranian tourists, currently staying in Georgia will be delivered home by empty planes that will be allowed to enter the Georgian air space. No restrictions will be imposed on movement by land. However land borders will be under strict control.