Georgia and Germany

German Airline Company to offer direct flights to Tbilisi

German Airline Company to offer direct flights to Tbilisi

German-based Condor airlines will start operating direct flights from Frankfurt to Tbilisi starting May 1 with twice-a-week flights, TAV Georgia, the company operating two airports in Georgia, has revealed. Condor flights will run on …

Sixty Georgians deported from Sweden and Germany

Sixty Georgians deported from Sweden and Germany

Sixty Georgian citizens were deported from Sweden and Germany, TV channel Formula reported today. Formula TV also reported that the Georgian citizens were living in Germany and Sweden and wanted to seek asylum there. …

Lowcoster Eurowings makes inaugural flight to Georgia

Lowcoster Eurowings makes inaugural flight to Georgia

Eurowings, a German low-cost carrier and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, has made its inaugural flight to Georgia carrying 171 passengers from Dusseldorf to Tbilisi.  As of now, Dusseldorf-Tbilisi flights will be …

Georgia to host ITB Berlin travel trade show in 2022

Georgia to host ITB Berlin travel trade show in 2022

The 2022 ITB (Internationale Tourismus-Börse) Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, will be held in Tbilisi, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said. He noted that participating in this …

Former Georgia's defence minister appointed ambassador

Former Georgia's defence minister appointed ambassador

Head of the Georgian Intelligence Service and the Secretary of the National Security Council Levan Izoria has resigned, becoming the country’s new ambassador to Germany. Izoaria, who was appointed as the head …

Steinmeier pays official visit to Georgia

Steinmeier pays official visit to Georgia

German President Frank Walter Steinmeier has arrived in Tbilisi yesterday. He was welcomed by Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani at Tbilisi International Airport. Accompanied by his wife …

Steinmeier to visit Georgia this week

Steinmeier to visit Georgia this week

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will pay an official visit to Georgia on October 6, according to the Georgian president’s press office. Steinmeier will visit the country with his wife Elke Budenbender and …

Wizz Air announces new flights from Georgia

Wizz Air announces new flights from Georgia

Italy's Bologna and Germany's Cologne will soon be added as two new destinations offered by Hungarian lowcoster Wizz Air operating from Kutaisi International Airport. Starting November 2019, Wizz Air will fly from …

Number of Georgian asylum seekers in Germany drops 20%

Number of Georgian asylum seekers in Germany drops 20%

The number of Georgian asylum seekers in Germany has decreased 20%, according to official figures from the German migration agency. The agency said they have received 2,111 applications from Georgians requesting asylum between …

 Zurabishvili to meet with Macron and Merkel

Zurabishvili to meet with Macron and Merkel

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili will pay a working visit to France on February 17, and to Germany on February 20, the Georgian President's press secretary Khatia Moistsrapishvili said. In …

EU deports 411 Georgians in four months

EU deports 411 Georgians in four months

The European Union member states deported 411 Georgian citizens between August and November of 2018, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported. A total of 152 people were deported from Germany, 74 people - from Austria and 70 …

Georgian pavilion opens at Frankfurt Book Fair

Georgian pavilion opens at Frankfurt Book Fair

The pavilion of Georgia has been opened at the Frankfurt Book Fair last evening. The set-up of the pavilion reflects the theme of the Georgian showcase — the 33 letters of the Georgian alphabet, which serve to introduce various …

Germany supports Georgia's energy reform

Germany supports Georgia's energy reform

German KfW and French AFD sign have signed 74 million euro in loan agreements to support energy sector reform in Georgia, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia said. Georgia’s Finance Minister Ivane …

65 Georgian citizens deported from Germany

65 Georgian citizens deported from Germany

65 Georgian citizens have been deported from Germany. According to German media, the Georgian citizens were seeking asylum in Saxony, a landlocked federal state of Germany, but their applications had been rejected, 1tv.ge reports. …