Western Georgia’s Kutaisi International Airport recorded its record-high passenger flow last month, serving 122,410 passengers in an 81 percent increase compared to the same month of the pre-pandemic year of 2019, the United Airports of Georgia said on Wednesday.
The number of flights at the airport also increased by 64 percent, with the facility serving 359 flights compared to 2019.
In the first four months of 2023, the airport served 375,459 passengers and 1,213 flights. The airports body said the number of passengers had increased by 67 percent and flights by 62 percent compared to 2019.
Five airline companies operate flights to 28 destinations of 17 countries from the Airport.
The UAG also noted the Hungarian airline Wizz Air would again station its third jet at the facility and add five new European destinations this June.
It also said the Kazakh airline FlyArystan would operate regular flights from Kutaisi Airport to Almaty starting on June 4.