ArmInfo. Vahan Martirosyan, the Minister of Transport, Communications and IT, and Russian Trade and Industry Minister Denis Manturov discussed on January 24 in Moscow the prospective of Sukhoj SuperJet 100 aircrafts supplies within the prupose of establishment of national air carrier in Armenia.
According to the information of Armenian Transport , Communications and IT Ministry, Vahan Martirosyan presented to his Russian colleague the prospective of Armenian national Air Carrier. Parties discussed the joint project of Sukhoi Civil Jets JSC and Soglasie JSC, according to which Armenian carriers wil have an option the SSJ 100 based air fleet.
It was mentioned also, that a number of arrangements is under implementation nowadays in respect to the joint project of Sukhoi Civil Jets and Soglasie JSC aimed at launching SSJ 100 at Armenian air carriers market. Particularly, a joint team is capsulated comprising representatives of both sides, and the road map of project implementation is developed.
To recall, the national air carrier of Armenia - Armavia - suspended its flights on 1 April 2013 and launched the bankruptcy procedure. In 2014 the same happened to Air Armenia. On October 23, 2013, the Armenian government approved the programme implying provision of competitive and long-term air transportation services in the country.