9  16.09.11 - Ceremony of Zvartnots Airports new building opening

Zvartnots hi-tech airport terminal opens in Yerevan

Zvartnots hi-tech airport terminal opens in Yerevan

PanARMENIAN.Net - In the framework of events dated to the 20th anniversary of Armenia’s independence, new terminal of Zvartnots airport was put into operation.

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, ambassadors accredited to Armenia, as well as Armenian-born Argentine businessman Eduardo Eurnekian attended the opening ceremony on September 16.

At 34 thousand sqm, the hi-tech terminal, complete with VIP halls, 46 check-in counters, an extensive parking lot, will enable servicing of up to 3,5 mln passengers annually.

The construction of Zvartnots terminal, specifically designed for high earthquake stability, took USD160 mln in investments.

 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