Georgian aviation plays an important role in the functioning of Georgia as a country holding high transit status. Georgian aviation started functioning independently from 1993. Georgia became a full member of the International Civil Aviation Organization in 1994. "Tbilisi International Airport" was opened in February 2007, where regular flights are completed in more than 30 countries.
Batumi International Airport was opened on May 26, 2007, from where regular flights and transits are performed to Istanbul. Regular flights are scheduled for Tbilisi, as well as for Europe and Asia. Kutaisi "Kopitnari" International Airport was opened in 2012.
About 1800 passengers and 16,6 tons of cargo are carried by air transport in Georgia daily.