The press service of the Moscow Vnukovo airport denied the resumption of direct flights to Tbilisi. The airport explained the appearance in the schedule of the Gergin Airways flight from April 18 due to a technical failure.
“There was a technical failure on the scoreboard. Necessary measures are being taken to eliminate it, – said the press service of Vnukovo.
EADaily reported that on June 20, 2019, several thousand people staged an anti-Russian rally in Tbilisi near the parliament building. The reason for the Russophobic action was the participation of a State Duma deputy Sergei Gavrilov in the work of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy, which was organized by the host within the walls of the Georgian Parliament. After that, Russia decided to temporarily ban air travel to Georgia. The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation also suspended flights of Georgian airlines to Russia.
Head of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots Leonid Kalashnikov On March 22 this year, during the economic forum “Prospects for the development of economic relations between Russia and Georgia,” he said that Russia and Georgia are on the verge of resuming air traffic.
“I spoke with many officials of the highest level, including on the issues that we touched upon. Very sensitive issues that we need to resolve are air travel and the abolition of visas in Russia. I must say that we are on the verge of these decisions,” – he said.
When these decisions will take place, he could not specify.