Category Archives: Georgian Airways

Georgian Airways is able to keep flying to Russia

Georgian Airways (Airzena) (Tbilisi) has won a three-month extension to operate charter flights between Tbilisi and Moscow until late 2011. Air service between the two countries resumed earlier this year.

The resumption follows the 2008 South Ossetia War or Russo-Georgian War. This short war was an armed conflict in August 2008 between Georgia and Russia and separatist governments of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

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Georgian Airways’ Bombardier CRJ100 4L-GAE crashes in the Congo while operating for the UN, 32 killed

Georgian Airways’ (Airzena Georgian Airways) (Tbilisi) Bombardier CRJ100 (CL-600-2B19) 4L-GAE (msn 7070) while operating for the United Nations (UN) as flight A9 834 from Kisangani to Kinshasa (N’Djili) in the Democratic Republic of Congo with 29 passengers and four crew, crashed while attempting to land in bad weather at Kinshasa (N’Djili) on April 4. The airliner missed the runway and came to a stop off the runway. Only one person survived with serious injuries. The aircraft was destroyed.

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