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Turkish Airlines Regains Leading Position on Georgia Air Market

Turkish Airlines has regained a leading position on the Georgian air market. In January-June Turkish Airlines’ passenger turnover rose by 2% year on year and by 4% compared to the same period of 2019.

According to the Civil Aviation Agency, in 1H21, the airline served 76,216 passengers and currently, the company holds a 14% ratio on the Georgian air market. Ukrainian low-cost airline SkyUp Airlines holds a 12% ratio that served 64,125 passengers in January-June 2021.

The airline improved indicators by 7% year on year. Another Turkish airline Pegasus Airlines rank third with 43,951 passengers served and an 8% market ratio. Belarus airline Belavia and Israeli airline Israir Airlines hold 7%-7% ratios on the market. UAE airline Flydubai served 28,094 passengers in January-June 2021 and holds a 5% market ratio on the Georgian air market. In the reporting period, 4%-4% market ratios were held by El Al Israel Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, and Ukraine International Airlines (FlyUIA). Air company Armenia, Air Astana, Wizz Air, Qatar Airways, Flynas, and Georgian Airways hold 3% ratios.

Georgia’s air market leading airlines have transported the following quantity of passengers:

Turkish Airlines – 76 216 (14%); SkyUp Airlines – 64 125 (12%); Pegasus Airlines – 43 951 (8%); Belavia – 37 799 (7%); Israir Airlines – 36 927 (7%); FlyDubai – 28 094 (5%); LOT Polish Airlines – 23 800 (4%); Ukraine International Airlines – 21 989 (4%); EL AL Israel Airlines – 21 956 (4%).