Passenger air traffic in Armenia built up by 31% and freight by 82% in Jan-May 2017
YEREVAN, June 12. /ARKA/. Passenger air traffic in Armenia has grown 31% over the first five months of this year, a representative of the General Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia told Karen Karapetyan, Armenian prime minister, as the latter visited the department.
The volumes of cargoes carried by aircrafts have grown 82% over the mentioned period.
The premier learned the 2016 passenger traffic growth was unprecedented – 2,117,000 passengers.
He also heard that the General Department of Civil Aviation was negotiating with different air companies and investors to establish regular freight traffic and with the European Union over the Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement.
Besides, the department is doing whatever is necessary to attract new air companies to Armenia. -0----