About Travel – David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport

David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport. Photo © nakanimamasakhlisi courtesy of UNStudio

Kutaisi Airport, also known as David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport, is operated by United Airports of Georgia and was extensively renovated in 2011. It re-opened in September 2012. Located 14 km (8.7 mi) west of Kutaisi in the western region of Imereti, the airport’s terminal building and air traffic control tower were designed by … Continue reading

About Travel – Tbilisi Airport (TBS)

Fly Georgia Cabin Crew at Tbilisi International Airport

Tbilisi Airport (Georgian: თბილისის აეროპორტი) is the main international airport in Georgia, located 17 km (11 mi) southeast of the capital Tbilisi. The airport is operated by the Turkish airport operator TAV Airport Holdings and hosts over 20 airlines. It is also a hub for national airline Georgian Airways. From Tbilisi, destinations across Europe, the CIS and … Continue reading

About Tourism – Record Number of Visitors Come to Georgia

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In June of this year, 390 808 people visited Georgia – a 72% increase on the same month in 2011. In the first six months of this year 1 690 493 people have come to Georgia to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Georgian countryside, the wonderful cuisine, the amazing history and culture, the wide … Continue reading

About Travel – Tbilisi Airport Railway

Train Station at Tbilisi Airport

Tbilisi International Airport (Georgian: თბილისის საერთაშორისო აეროპორტი) is located 17km southeast of Tbilisi and is served by taxis, buses and trains. In 2007 a new train station was opened that links the airport to the Central Railway Station (Georgian: ვაგზლის მოედანი) in Tbilisi. Located just 70 meters from the airport terminal, this stunning building, clad with golden glass, was … Continue reading

About Sights – Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi

Inside the Tbilisi Aerial Tramway Terminus at Rike Park

On 23 June 2012 a new aerial tramway opened in Tbilisi. It connects the newly constructed Rike Park, that sits just across the Mtkvari river from the Old Town, with Narikala, the fortress that overlooks the city. The terminus at Rike Park with the Bridge Of Peace in the Background A one-way journey costs 1 GEL. … Continue reading

About Development – Tbilisi Trams

Old Tram in Tbilisi

In 2004 the Tbilisi electric tram network celebrated its 100-year anniversary but just two years later it was closed due to its declining popularity and the prohibitive cost of overhaul. The story of the tramway began in 1883 with the first horse-drawn tramcar. These were replaced in 1904 by an electrified tramway line. One of the first electric … Continue reading

About Travel – Tbilisi Metro

Police at a Tbilisi Metro Station

When it opened in 1966 the Tbilisi Metro was the fourth Metro system in the former Soviet Union (after Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Kiev). It consists of two lines with 22 stations on 26.4 kilometres of track. The Metro is a great way to get around the city and avoid traffic jams. It is also … Continue reading

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