"Pegasus" Georgian representation predicts 30-40 % reduction of passengers in the election period

14:31 17.10.2013

The airlines surveyed by "Commersant" radio station have different expectations in the election period.

Pegasus' airline’s Georgian representation predicts a decrease in the flow of passengers during the election period. According to the Head of the representation, government and business agencies are in a waiting mode, as a result, a number of  passengers will decrease by 30-40 %.

Levan Elizabarashvili notes that from October 8 “Pegasus“ launched flights from Istanbul to Moscow and the passengers can  fly  from Tbilisi to Moscow for  117 Euro. In addition Elizbarashvili says ''Pegasus” continues to expand and after Kutaisi airport will open two branches in Tbilisi.

"Airzena" expects  the flow of passengers will further   increase for the elections. According to the company's Director, the United Nations Commission has requested "Airzena" to carry the observers. Iase Zautashvili claims that a number of journalists will arrive in Georgia to cover the elections, it’s about the OSCE observers, that excludes the reduction in the flow of passengers. Georgian representations of  "LOT" and "Al-Italia" air companies also  rule out a decrease  in the number of passengers.

Adapted from commersant.ge