Georgia’s three international airports serviced 2,489,823 passengers in January-June, up by 18.24% YoY, said the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency.
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.
In particular, Tbilisi International Airport serviced 1,870,082 passengers, up by 11.64%, Kutaisi International Airport – 364,834 passengers, up by 55.40%, and Batumi International Airport – 247,391 passengers, up by 30.01%.
Georgia’s rural airports also saw an increase in passenger numbers in the first six months of 2019.
Queen Tamar Airport in Mestia, Svaneti region, serviced 3,477 passengers, up by 32.41%.
Meanwhile, Ambrolauri airport in Georgia’s Racha region, which welcomed passengers for the first time in 2017, serviced 599 people (+45.38%) in the reporting period. (Agenda/Business World Magazine)