Hungarian airline company Wizz Air announced that it will start direct flights from Turku to Kutaisi, Georgia by the end of 2020.
The route is to be operated twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays. Wizz Air has just recently expanded the flight routes of Turku with a connection to Krakow, Poland. In the near future Turku will have again new routes opened as Wizz Air starts direct flights from Turku to London on July 2, to Warsaw in the summer and to Skopje, North-Macedonia on July 31.
Kutaisi is one of the largest cities of Georgia. In the middle ages it served as the capital of Kingdom of Georgia. The Rioni-river runs through this historical city.
The growth prospects of Turku Airport look good in the light of new route openings. New flight connections and additional fllights have already increased the number of passengers at Turku Airport. According to recent statistics the total number of passengers in May 2019 at Turku Airport was significatly higher than the year before.
Updated 1/10/2020: The route opening to Kutaisi will not in summer 2020, but by the end of the year.
Updated 1/10/2020: A new route to Warsaw will be opened in summer 2020.