Leading representatives of RyanAir, an Irish low-cost airline, announced the company’s intention to enter the Armenian aviation market as they met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan earlier today to discuss cooperation perspectives.
Chief Commercial Officer David O’Brien said they are currently negotiating the plan with the Civil Aviation Committee and the leadership of the Zvartnots International Airport. He also briefed the prime minister on their vision for developing the aviation in Armenia, hinting the possibility of more flights in different destinations and stressing the need of revised prices policies.
Hailing the company’s intention, the premier expressed the Armenian Government’s willingness to support the initiative, proposing future joint activities over a mutually beneficial cooperation platform.
According to the Government’s press service, Pashinyan also highlighted the Government’s priority focus on tourism, emphasizing the existing real potential for developing the sector through enhanced aviation industries. He said that the executive attaches a great significance also to attracting leading companies to the domestic aviation market, adding that the meeting with the RyanAir delegation “was a good opportunity to consider all the avenues of cooperation.”