Passenger traffic at Georgian
airports decreased by 81.2%, due to the closure of borders caused by the
The coronavirus has hurt airlines
not only in Georgia, but all over the world, some companies even
In January-September 2020,
Georgian airports handled 777,053 passengers on regular and non-scheduled flights,
while in the same period of 2019 - 4.1 million, but even these figures do not reflect
a real situation, since they include
data for January February 2020 before the pandemic struck.
In 2018 the passenger traffic
at Georgian airports declined by 80.2%.
In 9 months of 2020,
Tbilisi airport carried 537,220 passengers against 2.9 million people in the same period of 2019 that
is 81.2% less.
Passenger traffic at the Batumi airport also decreased by
at Kutaisi airport decreased by 71% - from 450,417 to 182,217 passengers.
Georgia began restarting aviation on August 2, 2020.
Regular flights are operated in the Munich, Paris and Riga direction.