January 2019: passenger traffic up by 25% at Georgian airports

  • Tbilisi International Airport alone served 252,178 passengers in January 2019. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 5 Feb 2019 - 13:13, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s three international airports served 324,554 passengers in January 2019, which is a 25% 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 252,178 passengers - a 13% increase y/y
  • Kutaisi International Airport served 55,895 passengers – 112% increase
  • Batumi International Airport served 15,973  passengers – 52% increase

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

Queen Tamar Airport in Mestia, Svaneti region, served 401 passengers, which was a 18% increase y/y.

Meanwhile, Ambrolauri airport in Georgia’s Racha region, which received passengers for the first time in 2017, served 107 passengers (+365%) last month.