ArmInfo. The flow of passengers through the airports of Armenia in the period from January to April 2017 increased by 28.3% compared to the same period last year, amounting 668589 people. On May 3, Sergey Avetisyan, the head of the General Department of Civil Aviation (GDCA) of Armenia, reported this to journalists.
"Last year, as you know, the indicator of air passanger's flow in Armenia reached historical peak and the positive dynamics growth continues. High indicators are registered. In particular, in the context of the first four months of 2017, the flow of passengers through Airport "Zvartnots" amounted 649000 people, which is more by 25.7% comparing the same period last year, and the passenger traffic through the Gyumri airport "Shirak" increased by 334%, amounting to 19,189 people," he said.
According to the head of the GDCA, only in April 2017 the total passenger traffic of the two Armenian airports was 480,198 people, an increase by 23.6% compared to April 2016.