NUMBER OF PASSENGERS IN GEORGIAN AIRPORTS HAS INCREASED BY 20%
Airports Union of Georgia, which works under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, reported that during the first four months of 2019 Georgian airports provided service to 1,450,847 passengers overall, which is 20% more compared to the same period of last year (2018 – 1,208,422 passengers).
In April, increase in the passenger flow was noted in all three international airports of Georgia:
Tbilisi International Airport provided service for 331,523 passengers, which is 12% more compared to the same period of last year (2018 – 296,163 passengers). During the four months period passenger flow was 11% more compared to same period of 2018 (1,020,104 passengers).
67% increase was noted in the flow of passengers at Kutaisi International Airport with 67,530 passengers overall (2018 – 40,413 passengers). In regards to the data of first four months, Kutaisi airport provided service to 224,314 passengers, which 89% more compared to the same period of last year (2018 – 118,433 passengers).
The increase was also noted in Batumi International Airport named after Aleksandre Kartvelishvili. Batumi airport provided service for 36,532 passengers in April 2019. The indicator is more by 16% compared to April 2018 (31,501 passengers). In first four months, Batumi airport provided service to 88,448 passengers, which 30% more compared to the same period of last year (2018 – 118,433 passengers).
The flow of passengers was also increased in local airports. Mestia airport provided service to 1,626 passengers in the first four months of 2019. The indicator is higher by 16% compared to the same period of last year (1,406 passengers in 2018).
Ambrolauri Airport provided service to 261 passengers in the first 4 months of 2019, which is more by 20% compared to the same period of 2018 (218 passengers).
1,887 passengers used the service of local airports in the first four months of 2019 and this data is higher by 16% compared to the same indicator of 2018 (1,624 passengers).