New arrival hall of Gyumri’s Shirak airport inaugurated

The new arrival hall and the renovated runway were of Gyumri’s “Shirak” airport were commissioned today.

Attending the event were Deputy Prime Minister Suren Papikyan, Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Gnel Sanosyan, General Manager of “Armenia” International Airports CJSC Sergey Avetisyan.


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TUMO Center opens in Kyiv

The TUMO Center for Creative Technologies opened in Kyiv today, the Armenian Embassy in Ukraine informs.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Ukraine, Vladimir Karapetyan, offered opening remarks at the inauguration of the center.

The Ambassador emphasized the special nature of TUMO and presented the history of the center’s Armenian roots.

he expressed gratitude to everyone involved in the project and wished them every success.

The TUMO Center for Creative Technologies is a free-of-charge educational program that puts teens in charge of their own learning. The learning pro

Lufthansa could open Gyumri hub, launch flights from Armenia's north

Lufthansa could open Gyumri hub, launch flights from Armenia's north

August 12, 2021 – 17:12 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Minister of the Economy Vahan Kerobyan and the representatives of Lufthansa have discussed the possibility of establishing the carrier’s hub in Gyumri and launching flights from the northern Armenian city to Europe. Alfred Kocharyan, the acting chairman of the Tourism Committee, also participated in the meeting.

Prospects and ways of cooperation with Lufthansa and Armenia’s priorities in the tourism sector were discussed during the meeting in Yerevan on Thursday, August 12. Emphasizing the importance

Luftansa mulls starting flights from Armenia’s Gyumri

Luftansa mulls s establishing a hub in Gyumri and considers the possibility of starting flights from Armenia’s second largest city.

The issue was discussed today at a meeting between Armenian Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan and Luftansa representatives in Yerevan.

The prospects and ways of cooperation with Lufthansa company were discussed, the priorities of the sphere of tourism for Armenia were emphasized.

Large-scale construction under way at Gyumri’s Shirak Airport

Large-scale construction is under way at Gyumri’s Shirak Airport. A new arrival hall is being built, complete renovation and repair of the runway is in process.

The old arrival hall of “Shirak” Airport, covering 400 sq. meters, did not comply with the standards, causing problems for passengers.

An expanding arrival hall will cover 870 sq. meters, where there will be 8 new Passport Control Service booths, luggage conveyor belt, so that previous inconveniences for passengers will disappear.

The new arrival hall will have enough capacity to serve 1 flight per hour and in case of necessity it will be possible to expand up to 3 times in future.

The actual capacity of “Shirak” Airport is 250,000 passengers per year and will reach up to 700, 000 passengers. The new arrival hall

New Summer Day Camp Launched as Shirvanian Youth Center in Gyumri Marks 5 Year Anniversary

July 11, 2021 marked the fifth anniversary of the grand opening of the Shirvanian Youth Center (SYC) in Gyumri, Armenia.

Over the past five years, the Center has served the kids of the local community through many grassroots projects and programs. The SYC became a reality with the support and generosity of the late Hacob and Mina Shirvanian who championed empowering youth in Armenia and the United States.

Since 2016, the Center has served thousands of youth in Gyumri, which functions both as an educational and cultural hub. The staff at SYC coordinates and executes several free classes for youth in Gyumri. The educational programs include computer/IT, music including instrumental guitar and piano lessons, basketball, Armenian history, English, Russian and Armenian languages, mathematics and art. The Center also serves as the meeting place for Gyumri’s local Homenetmen “Vahan Cheraz” Chapter and in previous years has served as a campground for AYF-WR Youth Corps p

Eduardo Eurnekian signals more large-scale investments in Armenia

Eduardo Eurnekian signals more large-scale investments in Armenia

July 13, 2021 – 13:15 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Monday, July 12 hosted National Hero of Armenia, Argentinean entrepreneur of Armenian descent, philanthropist Eduardo Eurnekian, who said he is committed to continuing making large-scale investments in Armenia.

“We are investing in different spheres, and we tend to continue to make large-scale investments in Armenia,” Eurnekian said. “We are currently negotiating with a bank. We can see a good growth in tourist flows, and fortunately, we will soon offer a new investment portfolio in the sp

Eduardo Eurnekian pledges large-scale investments in Armenia

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hosted national hero of Armenia, Argentinean-Armenian businessman, philanthropist Eduardo Eurnekian.

In his speech, Nikol Pashinyan note, in part: “I’m glad for our recurrent meeting. Your visit, such meetings are always important, because you are one of the important investors in the Republic of Armenia, in particular, one of the most important Diaspora investors in the Republic of Armenia,” PM Nikol Pashinyan said as he welcomed Mr. Eurnekian.

“Our country has gone through very difficult trials. Just a few days ago, in the June 20 elections, our government reaffirmed its mandate under the slogan “There is a future.” And I hope that your agenda is aimed at restoring the economic optimism of our country and faith in the future. We value your personal

Tigran Avinyan Attends Integrated Public Services Office Opening Ceremony

On June 23, 2021, Acting Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan attended the launch of the Integrated Office of Public Services in Gyumri. The project was supported by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia, Haypost CJSC and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

After cutting the red ribbon and announcing the official opening of the office, the Acting Deputy Prime Minister made a welcoming speech. He first congratulated Armenia for holding free, fair, transparent and democratic elections. “I consider it an important milestone for our country, our people. After this milestone we will really appreciate the victory of democracy and open the door to long-term development and deep reforms.”

Tigran Avinyan added that back in 2018, the Armenian government adopted th

Operation of Gyumri’s Shirak airport to be suspended for renovation work

From July 15 to September 15 of this year planned renovation works will be carried out at Gyumri’s Shirak airport. Namely, the runway will be completely renovated, “Armenia International Airports” CJSC informs.

During the construction works, the operation of the airport will be temporarily suspended. Relevant aviation authorities have been notified in advance in accordance with requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

In response to media reports claiming that construction works are being carried out at Gyumri’s Shirak a

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