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Issue 654 - February 2019

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New Payment Method for Air Tickets Successfully Demonstrated

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the successful completion of the first “IATA Pay” ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment. The transaction was conducted in partnership with ipagoo, a UK-based fintech company.

IATA Pay is an industry-supported initiative to develop a new payment option for consumers when purchasing a ticket directly from an airline website. It is made possible by the European Commission’s second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), and the UK’s Open Banking regulation. These regulations encourage use of so-called direct debit transactions in which payments are made from the customer’s bank account directly into the bank account of the merchant. This method offers an extremely high level of security to both user and recipient and can be instantaneous.

Aeroflot named world’s fifth most punctual airline and second in Europe

10 January 2019, Moscow Aeroflot was the world’s fifth most punctual airline in 2018, according to authoritative UK aviation publication FlightGlobal.

According to the annual FlightStats On-Time Performance Service (OPS) Awards, Aeroflot also ranked second among Europe’s leading airlines, behind KLM only.

Throughout 2018, 82.98% of Aeroflot flights operated according to schedule, one of the best results in the global industry.

We  are  glad to inform you, that exhibition center ExpoGeorgia will host  the 21th International Caucasus Tourism Fair – CTF 2019 on May 03-05, 2019.
In the frame of CTF 2019 we will host Caucasus MICE and HORECA Georgia exhibitions.
Exhibition is an international platform for Georgia’s domestic,  regional  and  international  tourism development and always   accompanied   by  entertaining  events, presentations, B2B meetings and conferences.
Teona Tavadze,
Head of the Sales Department
Exhibition Center ExpoGeorgia
118, Tsereteli Ave.
Tel: + 995 32 2 341100 (ext: 106)
Cell: + 995 577 733995
tavadze@expogeorgia.ge
sales@expogeorgia.ge

Vient de paraître : brochure compacte de Costa Croisières

Costa Croisières vient d’éditer une nouvelle brochure compacte pour le marché belge. Une douzaine de pages, il n’en faut pas plus pour résumer l’essentiel de l’offre de Costa.

Inspirer. Donner des idées. C’est l’objectif principal de cette brochure. Elle vous donne en quelques pages un aperçu des régions traversées par les croisières, avec itinéraires et prix.
Les personnes qui partent en croisière pour la première fois pensent souvent aux Caraïbes, aux îles grecques ou aux fjords norvégiens. Ou encore aux « États baltes », pour signifier en réalité la mer Baltique. Costa sait précisément ce que recherchent les voyageurs et a une réponse à leur donner.
Mais la compagnie de croisière propose également toute une série de voyages moins connus, mais tout aussi exotiques, comme les Seychelles, Madagascar, le Sri Lanka, les Maldives, etc.

Pobeda launches Milan Bergamo to St. Petersburg link

Having established operations at Milan Bergamo in December 2015, Pobeda has added to its successful Moscow Vnukovo service by launching direct flights to St. Petersburg from Italy’s third largest airport. Launched 11 October, the low-cost carrier will operate a three times weekly link between Milan Bergamo and Russia’s second largest city, with the service poised to add an extra 27,000 seats to the Italian airport’s winter schedules.

Budapest Airport welcomes winter with Myway Airlines

Budapest Airport has welcomed the start of the new winter season by celebrating the arrival of its latest airline partner, Myway Airlines on 28 October. As the Georgian carrier launched the Hungarian gateway’s first link to Tbilisi, the additional link to the Caucasus region boosts Budapest’s connections to the cultural intersection of Europe and Asia.

Commenting at the launch, Kam Jandu, CCO, Budapest Airport stated: “To connect our two great cities is a fantastic endorsement of the opportunities which exist for both leisure and business travellers between Hungary and Georgia.”

21th International Caucasus Tourism Fair – CTF 2019 

We  are  glad to inform you, that exhibition center ExpoGeorgia will host  the 21th International Caucasus Tourism Fair – CTF 2019 on May 03-05, 2019.

In the frame of CTF 2019 we will host Caucasus MICE and HORECA Georgia exhibitions.

Exhibition is an international platform for Georgia’s domestic,  regional  and  international  tourism development and always   accompanied   by  entertaining  events, presentations, B2B meetings and conferences.

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