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Fly Emirates to deploy A380 aircraft to Amman flights June-OctoberMay 23, 2019

AMMAN — Fly Emirates will operate its A380 aircraft to and from Amman between June 1 and October 26, in response to increased demand for travel during the summer period, the airline announced on its website.

This adjustment will see the airline operating one of its three daily flights on the route EK 903/904 with its flagship A380. This will be the first time that Fly Emirates operates a scheduled A380 service to Amman, following the one-off"...

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RJ distributes food aid for needy families May 22, 2019

Amman, May 21 (Petra) -- Royal Jordanian (RJ), in partnership with Tkiyet Um Ali charity organization, distributed food parcels to tens of impoverished families in Madaba, as part of its annual Ramadan Campaign.

RJ said in a statement on Tuesday that its volunteers also visited the homes of needy families in Umm al-Rassass, an underprivileged community with poor services.

Over the past week, some RJ staff joined in preparing food parcels with 24 food items enough for a family for one month.
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Royal Jordanian offers special fares to EuropeMay 21, 2019

Amman, May 20 (Petra) -- Royal Jordanian (RJ) is offering special fares on flights to destinations in Europe as part of a new sales promo, which will run until May 28.

In a statement on Monday, RJ said this sales offer is valid for Economy Class return tickets for travel between June 14 and December 15 and for a maximum stay at the destination of 30 days.

A blackout period applies when travelling out of Amman between August 7 and 15, and between August 12 and 18, when travelling inbound to Amman,"...

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e-Fawateercom payment option is now available for RJ customers in JordanMay 16, 2019

Amman, May 15 (Petra)- Royal Jordanian (RJ) customers can now book and pay their tickets and travel products through eFawateercom, a payment option added to the RJ website and mobile app, which makes it easier for them to make purchases directly from eFawteercom wallet.

eFawateercom is Jordan Central Bank's electronic bill presentment and payment service that enables clients to pay securely online, 24/7.

During its first phase, this payment option is only available for RJ customers residing in"...

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RJ’s operational revenues reach around JD653 million in 2018 thanks to growth in passenger numbersApril 30, 2019

AMMAN — The operational revenues of Royal Jordanian (RJ) in 2018 reached JD653.3 million compared to JD605.8 million in 2017, marking an increase of 8 per cent of JD47.5 million, Chairman of RJ’s Board of Directors Said Darwazah announced on Sunday.

Darwazah attributed the increase to a 4 per cent growth in the number of passengers, from 3.1 million in 2017 to 3.3 million in 2018, which increased the load factor from 71.2 per cent in"...

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AerSale Partnering with Universal Avionics to Develop STC for ClearVisionTM Enhanced Flight Vision System on Airbus 320 AircraftApril 30, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- AerSale®, a global supplier of mid-life aircraft, engines, used serviceable material, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today it is partnering with Universal Avionics to develop a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) on Airbus 320 aircraft. FAA certification for the retrofit upgrade is expected by the end of the first quarter of 2020, with Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) validation to immediately follow. AerSale will also handle ClearVision installation. Manufactured by Universal Avionics, the ClearVision EFVS solution includes the SkyLensTM Head-Wearable Display (HWD), a cost-effective and more modern alternative to a traditional fixed Head-Up Display (HUD). The SkyLens high-transparency visor......

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RJ makes JD653m in revenues in 2018April 29, 2019

Amman, April 28, (Petra) -- Royal Jordanian's operating revenues in 2018 reached JD653.3 million compared to JD605.8 million in 2017, an increase of 8 percent.

Chairman of RJ's Board of Directors Said Darwazah said: 'The increase in revenue was the result of a 4 percent growth in the number of passengers, from 3.1 million in 2017 to 3.3 million in 2018, which increased the load factor by 4 percent, from 71.2 percent in 2017 to 73.8 percent in 2018.'

The figures were announced during"...

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RJ reverses losses, returns to profitability in 2019, says CEOApril 28, 2019

Amman, Apr 27 (Petra) -- Royal Jordanian (RJ) has managed to curb losses and turn to profitability after enhancing work efficiency and sales, reducing operating costs and maintaining its 3,800 staff.

Based on an expected record performance for Q1, 2019, Stefan Pichler, President and CEO of RJ, anticipates the airline to break even between revenues and expenses during H1 2019.

In an interview with Petra, Pichler added that in 2018, the national carrier registered 2.5 percentage points growth in passenger"...

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Jordan Aviation Company, Crown Prince Foundation sign JD500,000 agreementApril 23, 2019

AMMAN — The Jordan Aviation Company (JAC) on Monday signed an agreement to support the Crown Prince Foundation’s (CPF) youth initiatives. According to the agreement, JAC will support the CPF’s initiatives with JD500,000 over five years.

Half of the value will be delivered in cash, while the other 50 per cent will be presented in the form of in-kind donations for initiatives. JAC Director General Captain Zuhair Khashman and CPF"...

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