Georgia temporarily suspends direct flights with China to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Georgia, the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA) reports.
The suspension of flights will be in place until March 29.
Chinese aviation authorities and the airline company China Southern have already been notified about the flight suspension. Chinese airline company China Southern used to carry out direct flights on the route Beijing-Urumqi-Tbilisi three times a week.
Direct flights between Georgia and China was also cancelled on January 25-27. That time the Head of the GCAA Levan Karanadze stated that canceling of flights was connected with Chinese New Year celebrations to avoid the threats of spreading the virus. (Agenda/Business World Magazine)