Armavia Airlines (U8) was the flagship carrier of Armenia that ceased its operations on April 1, 2013. The airline had its main operating hub based at Zvartnots Airport in Yerevan, Armenia. Armavia Airlines operated flights across Europe and Asia and covered more than 20 destinations including Moscow, Athens, Dubai, Frankfurt, Tel Aviv, Paris and many more.
The carrier was equipped with a fleet of more than 10 aircrafts including Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Boeing 737-500 and Bombardier CRJ200LR. After countering many financial difficulties, Armavia Airlines begin the procedure to file for bankruptcy on March 29, 2013. By the evening of March 29, 2013, the carrier had cancelled all its flights and ceased its operations.