2 May 2018 10:31

No flight delays at Erevan airport - press service

YEREVAN. May 2 (Interfax) - The Yerevan international airport Zvarnots continues working and there are no flight delays, the airport press service told Interfax on Wednesday.

"All forces are being used to provide normal services to passengers. There are currently no flight delays," the press service said.

According to earlier reports, some of the airport staff joined the strike declared by Nikol Pashinyan, leader of the protest movement and head of the parliamentary faction Elk, on Wednesday.

About twenty people in special uniform and suits left the building of the airport and joined the residents of the village of Parakar, who had blocked the motorway connecting Yerevan to the airport Zvartnots to traffic, an Interfax correspondent has reported.

Pashinyan earlier called on his supporters to go on strike and block all roads to traffic on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, the Armenian parliament failed to elect Pashinyan prime minister. His candidacy was the only one, but only 45 deputies voted for him and 56 voted against him as the Republican Party, which has a majority in the parliament, had refused to back Pashinyan.