ARMENIAN AIRLINE COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DISCUSS CURRENT PROBLEM BETWEEN THEM
- YEREVAN. - The representatives of Armenia's Armavia Airline Company and capital Yerevan's Zvartnots International Airport are discussing the current problem between them and their future course of action. The Airport's press officer Gevorg Abrahamyan corroborated this information to Armenian News-NEWS.am.
The relations between Armavia Airline Company and Zvartnots International Airport worsened at the beginning of the month. On March 6, Armavia declared a strike, and thus it protested the Airport's price policy.
In its turn, "Armenia" International Airports Company stated that, according to the message received from Russia's Rosnavigatsia Company, Armavia Company was prohibited to carry out flights toward Russia and to enter Russian air space because of its accumulated debts.
"Our company negatively assesses Armavia Airline Company's inappropriate exploitation and [its] unfounded and false comments, and regrets that solely the national carrier has found itself in such situation," the "Armenia" International Airports Company's respective statement specifically read.
But as a result of emergency talks, Armavia's flights to Russia were resumed on the very same day.
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- 1797 Agha-Muhammad occupies Shooshee but is later killed there.
- 1809 The English-Persian agreement is signed. England promises to help Persia during the Russian-Persian war.
- 1817 Birth of Kerovbe Apenian in Constantinople, researcher of Classical Armenian, philologist, linguist, clergyman and member of the Mkhitarist Congregation.
- 1823 The Turkish-Persian reconciliation treaty was signed in Karin (Erzroom, Western Armenia). Bayazet is again ceded to Turkey.
- 1837 Senator Gun comes to Transcaucasia to examine the situation and to develop an outline for reforms.
- 1864 Birth of National ethnologist, archeologist, and ethnolinguist Yervand Lalayan in Gyoomree (formerly Alexandropol then Leninakan). He founded Armenian Ethnological Society and its museum.
- 1876 Birth of Aram Zardaryan in Sebastia. He was active in the American workers' movement. His remains were moved from the USA to Yerevan and laid in the City Pantheon.
- 1897 Birth of Yeghisheh Charents (writer) in Ghars (Western Armenia). He was murdered in 1937 by the Soviet Secret Police.
- 1907 Birth of engineer Sargis Tevosyan in Davalu (Ararat Region). He played a vital role in the development of Armenia's chemical industry. Kirovakan's Chemical College is named after him.
- 1955 Death of Dr. Artashes Abeghian.
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