Royal Jordanian News
RJ suspends flights to Damascus and Aleppo in Syria
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 chief steps down
Royal Jordanian (RJ) CEO Hussein Dabbas has announced his resignation which will go into effect on June 1st.
Royal Jordanian passenger numbers rise by 26% in the first quarter of 2012
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%.
Royal Jordanian and airberlin cooperate on frequent flyer programs
Effective immediately, members of airberlin’s topbonus frequent flyer programme can earn miles on all flights with oneworld partner Royal Jordanian. Royal Plus members can also earn and redeem miles on both airberlin and NIKI flights.
AACO 2011: Royal Jordanian revenue up in October
Royal Jordanian has reported an eight per cent increase in revenues for October 2011 compared to the same month the previous year. The up-tick is attributed to the great and diligent efforts made inside and outside the Kingdom to strengthen its position and increase its market share, the carrier said earlier.
Royal Jordanian to resume operations to Tripoli
Royal Jordanian will resume its regular direct operations from Amman to the Libyan capital, Tripoli, starting November 24, 2011. The airline has five flights a week to Tripoli.
Royal Jordanian adds Lagos and Nairobi to route network starting December
Royal Jordanian will reach two new destinations, to Lagos and Nairobi, in December. The move is expected to help both RJ and the tourism sector in the kingdom benefit from the tourism potential in some major West and East African countries.
Royal Jordanian to move to Terminal 8 at JFK
Royal Jordanian announced that it will move its operations from Terminal 4 to Terminal 8 at John F Kennedy Airport (JFK), beginning November 29.
Royal Jordanian seeks east African expansion
Royal Jordanian is seeking to expand into new destinations in East Africa, including Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania next year, its chief executive officer has stated. Following the launch of a new Amman-Lagos route which is due to begin in late November, the national carrier of Jordan is seeking to open new up new markets across the continent.
Royal Jordanian to resume flights to Libya soon
Amman - President/CEO, Hussein Dabbas said that Royal Jordanian will resume flights to Tripoli and Benghazi, in Libya, soon. The company suspended its operations to these two cities after turmoil erupted in Libya last February.
Royal Jordanian adds third new A330 to its fleet
Royal Jordanian will receive the third Airbus A330 aircraft, replacing the two A310 passenger aircraft, slated to phase out in the near future. With the new addition, the RJ fleet will comprise 32 planes that serve 59 direct destinations.
Royal Jordanian resumes Berlin service
Royal Jordanian is inaugurating its direct, regular service between Amman and Berlin, thus introducing a third route between Jordan and Germany.