Formed and started operations in 2010. Domestic, regional, & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo jet airplane services.
Didube Plaza 116 Tsereteli Str
Tbilisi 0119, Georgia
6/3 K. Gamsakhurdia Str
Telephone: +995 222 7 07 73. FAX: +995 222 2 28 06.
THE REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1990, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 69,700 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 5.6 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS TBILISI, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS GEORGIAN.
August 2010: Air Batumi (BTM) is a new Georgian carrier that has started operations with a 737-33A (23628, 4L-BTM), Hola Airlines (HLB) leased, which it has wet-leased to Ariana Afghan Airlines (AFG). It has also wet-leased a Saab 340 from Direct Aero Services (DSV), based at Bucharest Baneasa) to start the following scheduled services:
Batumi - Tbilisi: 5x weekly Saab 340 service started on May 30;
Tbilisi - Samsun: weekly Saab 340 service starting on September 14;
Tbilisi - Trabzon: weekly Saab 340 service started on August 16.
Air Batumi (BTM)'s logo is formed from a palm and a dolphin, that symbolize Adjara-Georgia.
(ICAO) Code: BTM (Callsign - BATUMI).
Company slogan: "It is more than just a flight."
Main Base: Batumi International airport.
Destinations: Georgia: Batumi, & Tbilisi; Iran: Tehran; and Turkey: Samsun; & Trabzon.
Air Batumi (BTM) is planning to add Antalya, Astana, Baku, Dusseldorf, Istanbul, Kiev, Sharm el Sheikh, Tehran, Tel Aviv, and Yerevan to its network later this year.
Saab 340A (116, YR-DAA), Direct Aero leased.
October 2012: Air Batumi (BTM) is now reportedly planning to resume operations with a single ex-Wind Rose Aviation (WRS) MD-82 (49364) instead of two Fokker F 100s as previously reported. (BTM) had not been operating any airplanes since spring 2011 when it returned its single 737-300 to the lessor and plans to resume operations have always been postponed since then.