12.Nov .2019 14:20

Passenger Traffic Increased by 40% at Kutaisi International Airport in 10 Months, 2019

Passenger Traffic Increased by 40% at Kutaisi International Airport in 10 Months, 2019
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According to United Airports of Georgia at the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, passenger traffic increased by 44% in October, 2019 and amounted to 89,232 passengers at Kutaisi International Airport (62,000 passengers in 2018).

As of 10 months’ data, Kutaisi International Airport served 719,324 passengers in January-October, which is 40% more than the same period of the last year (2018 - 512,386 passengers).

To note, Georgian Airports served 4,555,673 passengers as of 10 months of 2019, the figure is 4% higher comparing to the same period of the previous year (2018 4,362,002 passengers).

According to United Airports of Georgia, Tbilisi Airport expected a growth of 12% within 10 months, while Batumi Airport -15%.

“The only international airport where expectations and indexes coincide each other is - Kutaisi International Airport, because this airport has not been actually affected by Russian flight ban. Only Ural Airlines performed flights from Kutaisi to Moscow before July 8, 2019,” the released report reads.