Tbilisi International Airport has been named as one of the best airports in Eastern Europe by Skytrax World Airport Awards, the most prestigious accolades for the world airport industry.
Result of a survey of air travelers revealed Tbilisi International Airport was ranked as one of the best ten airports in Eastern Europe of 2014.
The other top nine international airports were: Budapest Ferenc Liszt, Borispol (Kiev), Talin, Riga, Bratislava, Belgrade, Sofia, Varna and Burgas.
TAV general manager Mete Erkal believed under the operation of TAV Georgia, Tbilisi International Airport had turned into "one of the most important hubs in Eastern Europe in a very short time”.
"Tbilisi International Airport provides services to more than 1.4 million passengers a year. It was in the result of passenger surveys that Tbilisi International Airport was named as one of the best airports in Eastern Europe,” Erkal said.
The World Airport Awards are based on 12.85 million customer nominations across 110 nationalities of air travelers and include 410 airports worldwide.
The survey evaluates customer satisfaction across 39 key performance indicators for airport service and product - from check-in, arrivals, transfers, shopping, security and immigration, through to departure at the gate.
TAV Georgia is a daughter company of TAV Airports Holding. It started operating in Georgia in 2005 and will continue its activity until 2027, as its agreement stated.