Record number of passengers in Yerevan airport; new, affordable flight routs to Armenia

Record number of passengers in Yerevan airport; new, affordable flight routs to Armenia

Zvartnots International Airport’s yearly passenger flow exceeded 3,000,000 for the first time in its history. Meanwhile, on January 3rd Ryanair budget airline announced new twice weekly routes from Gyumri to Athens and from Yerevan to Thessaloniki.

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Armenia Issues A Statement on Developments in Baghdad

Armenia Issues A Statement on Developments in Baghdad

Armenian Foreign Ministry has issued a statement in connection with the US drone strike, which killed a top Iranian commander. General Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, was killed in his vehicle near Baghdad International Airport. The news was confirmed both by the US and Iran. “We are seriously concerned about the recent incidents in Baghdad which led to human loses as well. They risk further undermining the…

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Amazing Armenia: revolution, tech unicorns & a powerful female workforce – Sifted

Amazing Armenia: revolution, tech unicorns & a powerful female workforce – Sifted

Sifted, a website covering startups in Europe, has an excellent piece on Armenia’s tech ecosystem, featuring PicsArt, 2hz and D’efekt (I had no idea about the latter one).  Here’s my favorite paragraph from the article, go read the rest yourself 😉 With experienced entrepreneurs returning home from the US and a new generation of engineers attracted to the bustling capital of Yerevan from Russia and Ukraine, Armenia is determined to follow Israel in becoming the…

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Armenian International Midnight Airports

Armenian International Midnight Airports

I travel pretty often, which usually means getting into the “Zvartnots” international aitport in the middle of the night or coming back to darkness and a sleeping city. So much so that I have come to regard our airport as the ‘midnight’ airport. While some Russian and Ukrainian flights do happen in broad daylight, European flights almost exclusively come at night. This almost makes one feel guilty for leaving the country on the European direction,…

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