During the reporting period, the Tbilisi international airport served 1 575 million passengers. This figure has increased by 9.7% compared to 2013.
Batumi International Airport handled 213.439 passengers, which is increased by 2.15%. Mestia airport served 1 343 people, which is 51.75% more than in the previous year.
As for the Kutaisi international airport, in total 218 thousand passengers were carried on regular and charter flights that is 16% more. Georgian Commersant FM radio spoke about the Kutaisi international airport’s operation with Ketevan Aleksidze, Georgian Airports Union's director.
She says that 2014 was extremely successful for the Kutaisi international airport. Two new destinations were added - Vilnius and Budapest, as well as current directions were maintained. In total, 218 000 passengers were handled throughout the year.
In her words, unfortunately, because of developments in Ukraine, the airport had to stop some flights, five flights to Donetsk, Kharkov and two flights to Lviv.
“But in spite of this tragic events, we had a very successful summer and August was the most successful period.
If the event had not developed in such a way, we would have handled up to 300 000 passenger,- Aleksidze notes.
At this point the airport is in talks with other airlines as it plans to bring new air carriers, add new routes and increase flights from the Kutaisi international airport.
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