Georgian Airways to introduce two Embraer regional jets

Georgian Airways currently operates Bombardier regional jets There are indications that the carrier will choose Embraer E190s (Georgian Airways)

Georgia’s flag carrier Georgian Airways (formerly Airzena) is about to add two Embraer regional jets to its fleet, general director Givi Davitashvili has announced on the company’s Facebook page.

Davitashvili supplied no details on when the airline will receive the aircraft and which type it is planning to order, but his Facebook post is accompanied by a photograph featuring a scale model of the Embraer E190, which seats between 96 and 114 passengers.

Georgian Airways’ regional fleet currently comprises 50-seat Bombardier CRJ100LR/200LR jetliners.

As previously reported, the carrier expected to receive a Boeing 737-700 narrowbody in late May. Davitashvili confirmed the plan at a recent news conference.

He also elaborated on the new destinations the airline is planning to launch in the near future. A Tbilisi-London service will be inaugurated on May 20. The airline’s booking system indicates that flights will be operated twice wekly to Gatwick. Georgian Airways will also start flying to Prague and Paris.

Available information about the airline’s current fleet is somewhat controversial. According to certain sources, apart from the CRJs Georgian Airways already operates a Boeing 737.

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