ArmInfo. Germania Airlines (GA) has launched direct Yerevan- Berlin-Yerevan flights. The first flight took place on Sunday, June 17th. The official representative of GA in Armenia was Sidon Travel.
During the presentation that took place on the eve, the owner of Sidon Travel, the Honorary Consul of Portugal in Armenia Sam Samuelian noted the high demand for direct flight from Yerevan to Berlin. "Without direct flights from Yerevan, only last year 8 thousand German citizens visited Armenia. With the launch of direct flights, we expect to increase the number of guests to 30 thousand people, "he said. According to the head of Sidon Travel, a direct flight between Yerevan and Berlin is the result of two-year talks, the success of which was facilitated by the RA Ministry of Economic Development and Investments, the embassies of the two countries, the Business Armenia Foundation and Zvartnots international airport.
As the director of Sidon Travel Lilith Gevorgyan told during the presentation, the white-green planes of the German airline will make direct flights once a week, on Sundays. The minimum cost of one round-trip ticket is 338 euros. The duration of the flight is 4 hours and 25 minutes. She said that the company, when performing flights, offers passengers a package of services included in the ticket price: hot snacks, refrigerated drinks, magazines and luggage weighing up to 25 kg. Tickets can be purchased on the website flygermania.com, or at travel agencies in Yerevan.
Sales Manager Germania Airlines Florian Steil said that the airline was founded in 1986 and performs direct, charter and ordered flights. Germania Airlines cooperates with 20 major European airports and operates flights to 55 destinations in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Last year, the airline served 3.2 million passengers, and in 2018 intends to increase the number of passengers to 4 million.