Routes Silk Road is the route development forum that connects CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia. The event, which will be held for the first time instead of Routes CIS, is expected to attract around 250 delegates. The event, which will take place 6-8 July this year in Tbilisi, the beautiful and historic capital of Georgia, will offer airports, airlines, tourism authorities and other stakeholders the perfect platform to do business and improve air transport networks. The event is hosted by United Airports of Georgia LLC, which is a 100% state owned enterprise.
As the airports authority of the state, UAG owns all airports in the country, including 3 international and 1 domestic airport at the moment. All those airport terminals have been fully rebuilt and all airport infrastructure has been modernized during the last 8 years and there has been rapid passenger growth in recent years. Kutaisi International Airport was opened in September, 2012. Kutaisi Airport is first low cost airport in the whole region and is focused to attract low cost carriers and facilitate tourism development in the country.
“We are privileged to host Routes Silk Road 2014 in Tbilisi. It is a unique opportunity for Georgian airports, airlines, tourism authority and their stakeholders to further develop its business and expand the network. I believe Tbilisi is a perfect location for this event and it will be a great experience for all attendees. The fact that Georgia is hosting such an event underlines the great dedication of our country to the industry as well as reflecting our aspiration to turn Georgia into a regional hub, in the nearest future, as one of the important points of the historic Silk Road.” Minister of Economy Giorgi Kvirikashvili
Located at the crossroads between Europe and Asia, Georgia is a bridge connecting several important economic regions including Europe, the Newly Independent States (NIS), Turkey, the Caucasus and Central Asia region. Its geographic location makes the country the transportation hub for commerce and job creation. – Georgia is the ideal location for Routes Silk Road.
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