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The Caucasian country of Georgia could be served by a new charter airline as soon as this September following successful talks with two eastern European investors.
Aero Georgia is aiming to launch flights with a single narrow-body aircraft capable of carrying up to 150 passengers, Igor Aptsiauri, the company’s chief executive, told me in a telephone interview.
“This will be the first time that Georgia will have a purely charter airline,” he said.
“What we have noticed here in Georgia is that there's a very big demand for charters. And not only in Georgia … If we look at the big airlines in eastern Europe and the CIS [Commonwealth of Independent States] region, the ones that are doing more or less OK financially are all charter airlines...