An Armenian delegation led by Deputy Minister of Economy Sergey Avetisyan and Executive Director of the Armenian Development Agency Arman Khachatryan attended the 21st World Routes 2015 forum held in Durban, South Africa September 19-22.
The World Route Development Forum is the largest global annual event of its kind. The largest and most prestigious event in the Routes portfolio, the event attracts the most senior representatives from airlines, airports and tourism authorities, who wish to meet, plan and discuss new and existing global air services.
This year the event brought together representatives of about 250 airlines, 650 airports, 2,500 specialists of the sphere and 170 tourism authorities from more than 100 countries of the world.
The Armenian delegation presented the “Open sky” policy of the government and the steps targeted at promoting tourism in the country. Reference was made to the process and perspectives of Armenia’s integration with the global tourism market.
On the sidelines of the forum the Armenian side held negotiations with about twenty airlines to discuss the perspectives and formats of their entry into Armenian market.