Which airlines are leading in the Georgian aviation market in terms of occupancy?
According to the data of January-May 2021, LOT Polish Airlines is the busiest airline among the major players in the air market.
According to the information requested by AviaNews from the Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA) of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, the load ratio of the Polish airline LOT was 69%. The company operated 71 flights on the Warsaw-Tbilisi-Warsaw route during the reporting period and served a total of 17,186 passengers.
According to statistics, 66% of the cargo is divided into 2 Ukrainian airlines: SkyUp Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines (flyUIA). In January-May, SkyUp Airlines operated 170 flights and served 38,122 passengers, while flyUIA performed 75 flights and carried 15,189 passengers.
In third place is the Israeli airline Israir Airlines with a load of 64%. The airline operated 88 flights in the Georgian air market in 5 months of 2021 and served 22990 passengers.
According to the data of January-May 2020, Pegasus Airlines was one of the busiest airlines in the Georgian market. Turkish Airlines showed 86% completion in 110 flights in the Georgian air market in January-May 2020. According to the data of 5 months of 2021, in the 5 months of 2020 the Ukrainian airline SkyUp Airlines was in the second position. The air carrier performed 120 flights during the reporting period, with an average load factor of 80%.
According to the data of January-May 2020, the third place was shared by the Ukrainian airline flyUIA and the Hungarian Wizz Air with 77-77% load. During the reporting period, however, flyUIA made 77 flights, while Wizz Air made 583 flights.
In January-May 2019, Pobeda Airlines was the busiest airline. The coefficient of the load of the Russian "Lukoster" showed 92%. During the same period, Wizz Air was in second place with 87% and flyUIA was in third place with 85%.
So, according to the indicators of January-May 2021, the top-10 of the largest players in the Georgian aviation market look like this: