12 airlines to discuss entry to Armenian market with NCFA

12 airlines to discuss entry to Armenian market with NCFA

PanARMENIAN.Net - National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia (NCFA) jointly with the Ministry of Economy will start negotiations with 12 airlines to discuss the latters' entry to the Armenian market. The talks will be held on the sidelines of Routes Silk Road 2014 forum in Tbilisi.

Routes Silk Road, to last through July 8 unlocks aviation and tourism potential of Asia, the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East, while serving as an effective platform of promotion of new airlines and development of air services.

Over 250 aviation professionals, 35 airlines and 45 airports participate in the event.

During the forum, NCFA CEO Arman Khachaturyan gave a keynote speech. He represented the activities and results of Armenian tourism promotion, the government-adopted open skies policy, as well as the perspectives of Armenia's cooperation with the international markets, NCFA press service reported.

 Top stories
"We are particularly pleased by a 15 percent rise in lending to small and medium-sized businesses,” the bank’s financial director said.
It also signed 33 Reimbursable Advisory Service agreements with 11 countries in the region for a total amount of $45 million.
“Under a new deal to be signed, Russia is expected to provide a $300 million loan to extend the NPP’s service life,” Yervand Zakharyan said.
Etihad Airways’ Senior VP said the new flights catered for the significant and growing demand for travel between the UAE and Armenia.
Partner news