Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian are expanding their current code-share agreement, which will add six new destinations to Royal Jordanian’s existing network. Royal Jordanian will enhance Qatar Airways’ network with the addition of flights from Amman to Doha, furthering the existing Qatar Airways code-share on Royal Jordanian operated flights to Doha.
Qatar Airways has further enhanced its ties with oneworld partner Royal Jordanian, through the launch of a new codeshare agreement, which is set to further expand travel opportunities for both airlines’ customers. Through the new agreement, Qatar Airways’ passengers travelling between Doha and Amman in Jordan, on both Royal Jordanian and Qatar Airways, will benefit from the same airline code and a streamlined level of service from these oneworld partners.
Just three months ago the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner joined the Royal Jordanian fleet and now the airline has announced it has concluded the delivery of the first wave of five craft. Under the airline’s strategic plan to renew its long-haul fleet, the five new airliners are working on RJ’s medium and long haul routes - replacing the airline’s four Airbus 340s and single Airbus 330.
The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner has joined the Royal Jordanian fleet, bearing the name of Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II. The assimilation is part of the airline’s strategic plan to modernise its fleet of long-haul aircraft.
Boeing and Royal Jordanian have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner. The airplane will play a central role in the Amman-based airline’s strategic plan for fleet modernisation. Royal Jordanian acquired this airplane through leasing company AerCap.
According to Royal Jordanian ‘s operating plan this year, the airline decided to suspend running flights to a number of cities on the route network. As shown in the company’s 2013 operating results, these routes proved to be infeasible as the number of passengers from/to these destinations has declined.
Gulf Air , the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, and Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordanannounced that the number of passengers transported by Gulf Air between Bahrain and Amman surged by 216% after a year of signing a codeshare partnership between the two carriers.
S7 Airlines and Royal Jordanian are extending the scope of their codeshare agreement, providing for codeshare flights from Moscow to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with a connection at the Amman airport.
Hertz has entered into a new partnership with Royal Jordanian to provide preferential rates and special rewards to members of the airline’s frequent flyer programme, Royal Plus, while also offering global car rental benefits to all other customers booking flights online. As a result of the new three-year agreement, Royal Plus members can immediately take advantage of best available rates on car rentals at Hertz locations across the airline’s international network of 59 destinations, while earning 500 Royal Plus miles for each booking.
Royal Jordanian announced that it will suspend its operations between Amman and each of Damascus and Aleppo, in light of the regression in the demand on travel to both routes due to the current situation prevailing in Syria and the developments in the last two days.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) CEO Hussein Dabbas has announced his resignation which will go into effect on June 1st.
Royal Jordanian transported over 774,000 passengers in the first quarter of 2012, compared to 615,000 passengers carried in the same period of 2011, marking an increase of 26%.