Giorgi Chogovadze: We Have Conducted Negotiations with Air Malta since 2015
Air Malta will launch operation in Georgia’s air market on July 4th. Regular flights from Tbilisi to Malta will be performed Thursdays by an Airbus A 320 airplane.
The information was unveiled at a conference that was held at the Holiday Inn. Giorgi Chogovadze, director of the LLC Georgian Airports Association, Maia Kvrivishvili, head of LEPL National Tourism Administration and TAV Georgia general manager Mete Erqalm, took part in the news conference.
The Georgian Airports Association welcomes the new airline to Georgian market, Giorgi Chogovadze noted. “The Georgian Airports Association welcomes the new airline to the Georgian market. We have been conducting negotiations with Air Malta since 2015. The new airline will grow passenger turnover between the EU and Georgia. Attracting new airlines to Georgia is one of our priorities”, Giorgi Chogovadze said. According to information provided by the Georgian Airports Association, cooperation between the public and private sectors in the field of aviation is of crucial importance for developing tourism and the valuable position of Georgia in targeted tourism markets, including in the EU.
Viktor Mipsud, commercial manager of Air Malta and Zurab Sharashenidze, Vice Chairperson of Interco Travel Group, a Commercial Representative of Air Malta in Georgia, also addressed the audience at the event. Thanks to diligent work, Georgia has attracted new airline to the aviation market, participants at the news conference noted.
Direct flights from Malta will boost the development of the tourism potential of Georgia, Georgian Airports Association representatives noted. Air Malta launched operation in April 1974. Its head office is located at Malta International Airport. The airline performs direct flights to 39 destinations in Europe and North Africa.