Kutaisi airport served record-high 1,671,016 passengers, 5,040 flights in 2023

16.01.24 10:05

Western Georgia’s Kutaisi International Airport served a record-high passenger flow last year, hosting 1,671,016 passengers in a 103 percent increase compared to 2022.


The airport said on Monday the number of flights had also increased by 57 percent between January-December, with the facility serving 5,040 flights compared to the same period in 2022.


In December, the airport served 157,092 passengers and 538 flights - an 85 percent increase in the number of passengers and 76 percent in the number of flights compared to 2022.


The United Airports of Georgia said the Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air had stationed its fourth passenger jet at the facility on December 16 and resumed direct flights from the location to the Danish capital of Copenhagen.


The Turkish budget airline Pegasus started operating direct flights between Kutaisi and Istanbul three times a week.


Five airline companies operate flights to 39 destinations of 20 countries from the Airport.



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