TBILISI, December 10. /TASS/. Georgian Airlines will not make flights to Moscow on December 10 and 11, the company’s representative and a source at Tbilisi’s airport told TASS.
On those two days, the company’s crew members and engineers will be on strike demanding parity between Russian and Georgian aviation carriers on the flights between Moscow and Tbilisi.
Russia stopped regular flights to and from Georgia in August 2008. From 2009, Georgian Airways began chartered flights between the two capital cities. Russia’s Siberia Airlines (S7) began serving chartered flights from 2011.
In September of the current year, Georgia and Russia changes statuses of the flights and announced beginning of regular flights replacing the chartered ones. Russia’s Aeroflot resumed its flights to Georgia in October, 2014.
Lately, Georgian Airways made seven flights a week between Tbilisi and Moscow. Russia’s Siberia Airlines and Aeroflot made jointly ten flights.