Passenger Traffic up by 23% at Georgian Airports

In January-November 2018, Georgian airports served a total of 4,688,177 passengers, 21% more compared to the same period of 2017 (3,808,668 passengers).

The information was released by the United Airports of Georgia.

During eleven months of 2018, Tbilisi International Airport served 3,547,553 passengers. In November alone, Tbilisi Airport served 261,209 people, which is 12% more compared to November of last year (218,813 passengers).

Batumi airport saw over 24,677passengers in November 2018, 33% more compared to the same period of 2017. The eight-month data reveals that the airport served 580,370 passengers.

Passenger traffic in Kutaisi International Airport increased by 47%. The airport served 560,254 people in eleven months while in November it saw 132% more passengers – 47,868 people. Last November it hosted 20,591 passengers.

The increase of passenger traffic in Georgian airports during the last six months is as follows:

January June – 31%

January-July – 28%

January-August - 25%

January-September – 23%

January-October – 23%

January-November – 21%

United Airports of Georgia also stated that 73% of passengers who took regular or charter flights in January-October of 2018 in Georgia’s three international airports were tourists.

By Thea Morrison

Image source: United Airports of Georgia

10 December 2018 16:41