DEPARTURE TERMINAL UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN ZVARTNOTS AIRPORT IN YEREVAN

ARKA
Sep 1, 2008

YEREVAN, September 1. /ARKA/. New passenger terminal of the Yerevan
International Airport "Zvartnots" may become a leader in Europe,
the Head of Armenia's Civil Aviation General Department Artem
Movsisyan said.

The next stage after the arrival terminal is construction of a
departure terminal that has already started, he told journalists. The
construction will be completed by 2010 and will include "new
interesting and extraordinary solutions", Movsisyan said.

He added that development of Armenian aviation will be discussed during
the 57th special session of the European Civil Aviation Conference
(ECAC) held in Yerevan. The session will consider the results of
the inspections held by the ECAC in Armenia. Movsisyan pointed out
that the ECAC provided quite a good conclusion on the development of
Armenian aviation.

Fifty representative of aviation authorities from 40 ECAC-member
countries participate in the ECAC session in Yerevan that will
finish today. The participants discuss European aviation development
air-navigation safety issues, as well as reduction of emissions having
environmental effects.

Armenia joined the ECA in 1996.