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BA to offer direct flights to Amman

British Airways’ has signed a new codeshare with oneworld partner, Royal Jordanian. The agreement will give BA passengers access to direct daily flights to the country’s capital Amman.

Jamie Cassidy, British Airways’ Area general manager, Asia Pacific, said: “This new codeshare with Royal Jordanian is a real bonus for our customers wanting to fly to Amman. It’s a strong addition to the destinations BA services and will prove popular with both direct customers and those connecting from around our global network.”

Guido Ruther, Royal Jordanian’s chief commercial officer, added: “We are proud to extend the codeshare routes with our oneworld partner British Airways to include Amman. This will enhance the offer to the oneworld customers and will strengthen the route and the competitiveness of the Royal Jordanian product even further.”

The daily service to Amman is operated by an Airbus A330 with both business (Crown Class) and economy cabins, from Heathrow Terminal 3.

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