Thursday, June 23 2022 16:21
Alina Hovhannisyan

Fly Arna office opened at Zvartnots International Airport

Fly Arna office opened at Zvartnots International Airport

ArmInfo. The solemn ceremony of opening the office of Fly Arna airline, the national air carrier of Armenia, took place at the Zvartnots International Airport. 

As the official press release of the airline reports,"Fly Arna,  Armenia’s national airline and a joint venture company between the  Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF) and Air Arabia  Group,celebrated the inaugural of its main office located on the  Ground floor, Old VIP building at Zvartnots International Airport in  Yerevan.  This new officefeatures an open environment, with employee  lounges and break rooms as well as multiple meeting and conference  rooms. This step follows the receival of Fly Arna’s first aircraft as  well as the launch of the commercial schedule starting July 3rd,  2022.  Fly Arna’s flights are now open for sale and customers can  book their flights by visiting Fly Arna’s website (www.flyarna.com),  calling the call center (+374 41 38 00 83) or through travel  agencies.  Inaugural flights will take off from  Zvartnots?International Airport to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh in  Egypt starting from July 3, 2022. Fly Arna team is  continuouslyworking on expanding its network and will soon announce  the new destinationsthe airline will operate to. "

It should be noted that Fly Arna is the national airline  of Armenia  and a joint venture company between the Armenian National  Interests  Fund (ANIF) and Air Arabia Group.  The share of Air Arabia  was 49%  and, accordingly, ANIF' share is 51%. Based at Yerevan  Zvartnots  International Airport, (EVN/UDYZ), Armenia, FlyArna follows  AirArabia's successful budget-friendly business model that  prioritizes the provision of comfort, reliability and value for money  travel. Earlier it was reported that Fly Arna plans to start air  travel at the end of May. According to the business plan of the newly  established company, the main destinations of Fly Arna will be  Central Asia, the Middle East, and neighboring countries, as well as  a fairly wide coverage of the Russian Federation.

It should be noted that Air Arabia is an Arab low-cost airline that  was established in 2009, headquartered in the city of Sharjah,  operating in the passenger transportation market from the airports of  Sharjah and Alexandria, as well as from four airports in Morocco, to  the countries of the Middle East, South -East Asia, Europe and the  CIS.  The airline is the first low-cost carrier in the Middle East,  and operates flights to 89 cities around the world.  The airline has  its own subsidiaries - Air Arabia Egypt in Alexandria (Egypt) and Air  Arabia Maroc in Casablanca. 

It should be noted that in 2013, Armenia was left without a national  air carrier due to the bankruptcy of Armavia, after which Air Armenia  also left the country's aviation market, unable to withstand  competition with Russian carriers. 

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