Aircompany Armenia launched flights to Lyon on 19 April, with the French airport baking a classically-styled three-tier cake to greet its newest airline. Seen speaking at the event is Cédric Fechter, MD Lyon Airport, who was in the company of Lyon Mayor Georges Cepenenkian. Flights on the route will operate twice-weekly (Mondays and Thursdays).
- Aircompany Armenia commenced flights between Yerevan (EVN) and Lyon (LYS) on 19 April, with this becoming the airline’s only route to France, home to approximately 450,000 people of Armenian descent according to various sources. Launched 19 April, the airline will operate the 3,225-kilometre route twice-weekly (Mondays and Thursdays) using its sole 737-500 according to OAG schedules, however some services maybe flown using E190s and 737-700s courtesy of its partner airline Georgian Airways. The only other carrier presently flying between France and Yerevan is Air France, with the SkyTeam member offering four weekly flights between Paris CDG and the Armenian capital. See how Lyon Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.