Fly Arna, Armenia’s national airline, has received its first aircraft.
The Airbus A320, registration EK-YRA, arrived at the airline’s base at Zvartnots International Airport in Yerevan on 10 June 2022.
The aircraft has 174 seats in a single class. It is equipped with “SkyTime”, a free in-flight streaming service that will allows passengers to stream a wide selection of entertainment directly to their devices.
First commercial flight
The airline also announced its first commercial flight will be on 03 July 2022.
The inaugural flight will be G6 501 from Zvartnots International Airport to Hurghada International Airport in Egypt
Fly Arna launch destinations will also include direct flights connecting Armenia with Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt and Beirut in Lebanon (pending approval).
The schedule is planned to be:
- Yerevan – Hurghada, two round trips a week
- Yerevan – Sharm El Sheikh, three round trips a week
- Yerevan – Beirut, three round trips a week
Low cost carrier
Fly Arna is a joint venture between the Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF) and Air Arabia Group. It follows Air Arabia’s low-cost business model which means that carrier will operate short to medium haul flights
N.B. Image credit: Fly Arna