YEREVAN, June 28. /ARKA/. Check Republic’s aviation authorities don’t give a flight permit to the aircraft owned by Armavia, Armenian national air carrier, saying company has unpaid debts. Armavia, on it side, states that it has paid all the debts, Armenian media sources report.
Haykakan Zhamanak (Armenian Time) newspaper informs Check Republic has been keeping the aircraft at one of its airports for one week without giving a permission for flight. The Check air authorities claim $800,000 for the plain’s repair.
Spokesman for Armavia Nana Avetisova told Novosti-Armenia agency that the company has paid for the repair of the plain, however at the moment when the repair works were carried out “the plane was in a hangar that got on fire, as a result the aircraft was damaged and was further repaired.”
“The air companies have shown us an additional bill that was not in the contract. Our company is not going to pay this amount, as the fire is not our fault,” Avetisova said. --0--