Passenger traffic of Georgian airports rebound by 38.1% of the pre-pandemic levels

Passenger traffic of Georgian airports rebound by 38.1% of the pre-pandemic levels

access_time2021-09-13 09:00:04

According to the National Civil Aviation Agency under the Ministry of Economy of Georgia, in January-August, Georgian  airports handled  1.3 million passengers that is 85% more than in the same period of 2020, but 61.8% less than in the same period of the pre-pandemic 2019.

In 8 months of 2020, Georgian airports handled  752,138 passengers, while in the same period of 2019 (3.6 million).

In January-August 2021, Tbilisi International Airport served  930,507 passengers that is 80.7% more than in the same period of 2020 (514,814). In the same period of 2019 the airport handled 2.6 million passengers. Statistics show that in 2021 the passenger traffic was 64.9% less than in 2019.


In  the reporting period Kutaisi International Airport served 77.7% fewer passengers than before the pandemic. In particular, in January-August 2021 the Kutaisi airport served 119,812 passengers that is 34.1% less than in the pandemic 2020 (181,994).

According to statistics, Georgia's air traffic with the world has clearly intensified and  passenger traffic in recent months has grown significantly compared with  the first quarter of 2021. It’s worth  mentioning  that as the active tourist season began in July, the data may not accurately reflect the current situation in the aviation sector.

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