Formed and started operations in 1998. Formerly "Air Bisec" then later became Georgian National Airlines. Domestic, regional, & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo jet airplane services.
6 D Bakradze Street
0119 Tbilisi, Georgia
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.
October 2008: "Georgian National Airlines" ceases operations and is reformed as "Sky Georgia (SGG)." (SGG) receives financial backing from new American investors and is set to expand both its route network and fleet in months ahead. It already has plans to launch flights between Tbilisi and Istanbul starting November 24th and Tbilisi - Budapest (starting December 15th) and is now targeting flights to New York using a 767.
November 2008: 2 DC-9-51s (47657, 4L-GNN; 48134, 4L-GNL), transferred from Georgian National Airlines to Sky Georgia (SGG).
February 2009: (IATA) Code: QB - 399.
(ICAO) Code: GFG (Callsign - NATIONAL).
Main Base: Tbilisi International Lochini Airport (TBS).
October 2009: The European Union (EU) and Georgia held a 1st round of negotiations on a Common Aviation Area agreement in Tbilisi. The discussions are part of the (EU)'s strategy to create a wider Common Aviation Area including non-(EU) nations. It has concluded such agreements with western Balkan countries and Morocco, and currently is holding similar negotiations with the Ukraine, Jordan, and Israel. An (EU)-Georgia accord would mutually open the respective markets and integrate Georgia into European aviation structures. Georgia will be required to harmonize its aviation-related laws with European standards and implement/adhere to most (EU) aviation rules. The European Commission (EC) received a mandate to negotiate an agreement with Georgia in June.
April 2011: On April 22nd, Mikheil Saakashvili President of Georgia and Thierry Mariani, French Secretary of State responsible for Transport, inaugurated the Thales (THL) Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR) system installed at the Poti Airport in Georgia. The implementation of this advanced technology radar system including full Mode S compliance will provide complete airspace security for western Georgia in conformity with European standards.
“This new radar will improve the security of the Georgian skies, increase safety, capacity and efficiency and is key to supporting the future challenges in terms of air traffic,” said Giorgi Karbelashvili Deputy Minister of Economy & Sustainable Development of Georgia. “The inauguration is an important milestone in the modernization of the country’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) systems.”