May 24, 2013

Importance of air traffic doubles with limited overland chances: Armenian president

Aviation become even more important for Armenia under the circumstances of limited overland opportunities, Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan said at his meeting with the president of the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Catalin Radu Thursday.

Sargsyan stressed the importance of ECAC’s role in developing aviation and its security in Europe and worldwide.

Radu, in his turn, expressed satisfaction with ECAC’s cooperation with Armenia’s civil aviation that is among leaders in applying international standards.
The sides exchanged views on civil aviation security in the region.

The key overland route connecting Armenia with Russia and Europe is via Georgia. The motor road across the border with Iran is another way out.

Armavia national air company halted its operations and started bankruptcy as form April 1.  During 2012, three European air carries, British Airways, LOT – Polish Airlines and Air Baltic left the Armenian market.


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