Formed in 2009 and started operations in 2010. Domestic, regional & international, scheduled & charter, cargo jet services.
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.
November 2009: Tbilisi-based start-up carrier, Eurex Airlines (ERX) has taken delivery of its first aircraft, a 100-tonne capacity, 747-281F freighter.
(ERX) has now received its air operator's certificate (AOC) from the Georgian authorities and everything is ready to start flight operations, said (ERX) CEO, Kani Kurtulus.
The nose-loading freighter has been leased from Nippon Cargo Airlines, he informed, continuing: "We are expecting to get a second aircraft later this month (December) and a third aircraft will come in March next year. "There are also plans to fly out of China through Hong Kong to Europe and Africa on both a scheduled and charter basis," he added. According to Kurtulus, (ERX) is a subsidiary company of Istanbul-headquartered, Eurexpress Aviation and Transport.
December 2009: Eurex Cargo (ERX)'s second 747-200F will be in operation soon and (ERX) is looking for qualified and current flight crew (FC) personnel.
(IATA) Code: URX.