YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Under the decree of Head of the Parliament’s Civil Aviation Chief Department Hovhannes Yeritsian–Abel Hambartsumian was appointed as Executive Director of the Armenian Aviation. The Armenian Airlines’ Information Service told Noyan Tapan that earlier Hambartsumian was the representative of the Armenian Airlines in the CIS countries and in the Eastern Europe.
Hambartsumian has graduated from the Kiev Aviation Engineering Institute and Leningrad High Aviation Academy. In 1973–he started working in the Armenian Aviation system as an engineer of surface construction and operation and from 1979–he was Head of the "Zvartnots" airport.
After the establishment of Armenian Airlines–he was its representative in the Moscow "Vnukovo" airport and in Ukraine–and the Head of the Center organizing national flight.