Passenger Flow in Georgian Airports up 4% During January-November

Georgian airports served 4,877.963 passengers during January-November this year, which is 4% more compared to the same period of 2018.

The Georgian Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA) says that an increase of about 16% was projected during this period, the slowdown is caused by the cessation of flights between Georgia and Russia.

Tbilisi International Airport faced a 2% decrease of passengers in 11 months. However, the number of passengers increased at Batumi (3%) and Kutaisi (41%) international airports.

Georgian Civil Aviation Agency states that based on the 12 months data the growth in airports will be about 2-3%.

In the first 11 months of 2019, Georgian airports served:

  • Tbilisi International Airport – 3,470,411 passengers
  • Batumi International Airport – 597,912 passengers
  • Kutaisi International Airport – 791,399 passengers

Meanwhile, passenger flow increased in the local airports of Georgia. 

The number of passengers increased by 22% in Mestia Airport compared to last year. It also increased by 21% in Ambrolauri Airport year-on-year.

Georgian local airports served:

  • Mestia Airport – 7,997 passengers
  • Ambrolauri Airport – 1,885 passengers

Last year, Georgian airports served 5,033,323 passengers in total.

By Ana Dumbadze 

09 December 2019 16:02