At the international airport Zvartnots in Yerevan on 19 April, a solemn welcoming ceremony and presentation of the first Sukhoi Superjet 100. The ceremony was attended by the owner of Armavia Mikhail Bagdasarov, Director General of Sukhoi "Mikhail Pogosyan, Russian Transport Minister Igor Levitin, and other officials. As noted in an interview with journalists Michael Bagdasarov aircraft worth $ 24 million, it is designed for flights at short distances. Another such aircraft with a capacity of 98 seats will get the company in June this year, and if the results will justify itself in the coming year will be purchased 3 more aircraft. The company also plans to buy other aircraft. Bagdasarov assured that the new aircraft will contribute not so big, but still significant decrease in the prices of airline tickets. «Sukhoi Superjet 100 is designed for missions lasting 1,5-2 hours, it will make flying to Moscow, Sochi and cities of Ukraine", - said the owner of Armavia. On the question of when the first scheduled flight of "novice", Bagdasarov said that most likely he will be held tomorrow, 20 April, and, probably, in Sochi.