Category Archives: Armavia

Armavia suspends operations, will file for bankruptcy

Armavia Air Company (Yerevan, Armenia) suspended all operations yesterday (March 29) and plans to filed for bankruptcy on Monday (April 1) according to local reports. The company was previously planning to operate through tomorrow but this has changed. No flights are operating today.

At the end, the flag carrier was operating one Airbus A320, three Boeing 737-500s and three Bombardier CRJ200s. One Airbus A319 was operated for the government of Armenia.

Armavia Air company LLC was established in December 12, 1996 and had been struggling financially.

Copyright Photo: Gerd Beilfuss. Airbus A319-111 D-AVYM (msn 3834) became EK32007 on delivery. However this airframe has since gone on to FlyGeorgia as 4L-FGA.

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Armavia does not intend to ground its Sukhoi Superjets following the crash in Indonesia

Armavia (Yerevan) does not intend to suspend or abandon its Sukhoi Superjet 100s following the crash of the same type near Jakarta, Indonesia according to this article by Trend. According to the article, the airline does not have any serious objections to the jetliner and was one of the early operators of the type.

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Copyright Photo: Andi Hiltl.

Armavia Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Armavia stages a half day strike to protest airport fees

Armavia Air Company (Yerevan) today (March 6) staged a short-lived “strike” against airport fees in Armenia. According to this report by ArmeniaNow.com, the cancelled flights were to protest what the airline termed “unfair administrative fees” at Yerevan’s Zvartnot’s International Airport. Meanwhile the airport retorted, stating the airline was grounded because of its outstanding debts that prohibit it from flying to Russia (see the previous report about Transaero Airlines).

Armavia is now flying again. However is the company in financial trouble?

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Copyright Photo: Andi Hiltl.

Armavia Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Sukhoi delivers its first Superjet 100

Armavia (Yerevan) became the first airline to take delivery of the new Sukhoi Superjet 100. Superjet 100-95 EK-95015 (msn 95007) arrived yesterday (April 19).

Read the full story from ArmeniaNow.com: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Andi Hiltl. Please click on the photo for additional information.

Armavia Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Armavia adds Bahrain, SuperJet 100 delayed

Armavia (Yerevan) added Bahrain as a new destination on October 26, 2009.

Meanwhile in other news, the delivery of the first SuperJet 100 has been delayed by “several months” according to published reports.

News link:

www.flightglobal.com/articles/2009/10/27/334036/superjet-delivery-to-armavia-postponed-for-several-months.html

Copyright Photo: Gerd Beilfuss

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http://airlinersgallery.com/2/1a51afb/#/gallery/armavia/armavia-a319-100-d-avym-ek32007-09-grd-xfw-gb-lr-902591/

Armavia intends to join the SkyTeam

 

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Copyright Photo: Bernhard Ross. Please click on photo for information and other photos.

Armavia (Yerevan) intends to eventually join the SkyTeam. On September 4 Armavia signed a code-share agreement with founding SkyTeam member Air France.

 

News link:

www.arka.am/eng/transport/2009/09/08/16578.html