Passenger traffic up by 20% at Georgian airports in Jan-April 2019

Passenger traffic up by 20% at Georgian airports in Jan-April 2019

Georgia’s three international airports served 1,450,847 passengers in January-April 2019, which is a 20% increase in comparison to last year, says the United Airports of Georgia.

The number of passengers who took regular or charter flights in Georgia increased in all three main airports of the country: Tbilisi Shota Rustaveli International Airport, Batumi Aleksandre Kartveli International Airport and Kutaisi David Aghmashenebeli International Airport.

More specifically:

  • Tbilisi International Airport served 1,136,198 passengers – a 11% increase y/y
  • Kutaisi International Airport served 224,314 passengers – 89% increase
  • Batumi International Airport served 88,448 passengers – 30% increase

Georgia’s rural airports also saw an increase in passenger numbers last month.

Queen Tamar Airport in Mestia, Svaneti region, served 1,626 passengers in January-April, which was a 16% increase y/y.

Meanwhile, Ambrolauri airport in Georgia’s Racha region, which received passengers for the first time in 2017, served 261 passengers (+20%) in the reporting period.

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