Passenger traffic down at Georgian airports

Transport Materials 3 April 2020 19:16 (UTC +04:00)
Passenger traffic down at Georgian airports

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Apr.3

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Georgia’s three international airports served 710,143 passengers from January through March 2020, which is a 30-percent decrease in comparison to the same period of 2019, Trend reports referring to United Airports of Georgia.

The decline in the number of passengers is caused by suspended global air traffic due to the coronavirus, including in Georgia, explained United Airports of Georgia.

In 1Q2020, Tbilisi International Airport served 479,108 passengers, a 40-percent decrease year-on-year.

Kutaisi International Airport served 181,675 passengers, a 16-percent increase year-on-year.

Batumi International Airport served 47,574 passengers, an 8-percent decrease year-on-year.

Meanwhile, Queen Tamar Airport in Mestia, Svaneti region, served 328 passengers in March, which was a 22 percent decrease year-on-year.

Ambrolauri airport in Georgia’s Racha region served 45 passengers (an increase of 2 percent year-on-year) last month.


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