Armenian, Irish Aviation Authorities Negotiating Direct Flights


YEREVAN (ARKA) — Arsen Poghosyan, deputy head of the General Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia, received on May 16 a delegation headed by Ireland’s aviation head Eamonn Brennan.

The press office of Armenia’s civil aviation department the parties discussed cooperation prospects and the possibility to establish direct flights.

On October 23, 2013, the Armenian government adopted an open-sky policy to liberalize the air market in the country.

After that, new air companies came to Armenia’s market and returned the companies which have operated in Armenia before – Aegean Airways, Georgian Airways, Iraqi Airways, Al Naser, Mahan Air, Middle East airways, S7 Airlines, Czech, LOT.

In a few recent months Russia’s Saratov Airlines, Ural Airlines and Pobeda launched flights to Armenia.