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QAIA welcomes NordWind Airlines' first flightNovember 12, 2018

Amman, Nov. 11 (Petra)- The Airport International Group (AIG) has received the first flight of NordWind Airlines to as part of the ongoing efforts to expand the network of airlines operated by Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA).

The Russian low-cost carrier, which flies between Amman and Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, uses weekly flights every Sunday and Wednesday.

To celebrate the launch of the new route, a ceremony was held to welcome the NordWind jet to its new destination....

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London EasyJet flight lands in AqabaNovember 11, 2018

AMMAN — A low-cost flight from London to Jordan on Saturday landed at the King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba, marking the beginning of a number of direct flights to Aqaba from London.

The flight, operated by EasyJet, had 185 tourists aboard, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Director General of the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, said that the plane’s arrival comes in cooperation with the Aqaba Special"...

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TRIGO Accelerates Its Development into the US Aerospace Supply Chain by Acquiring SMS November 8, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- TRIGO has acquired 100% of the capital of Supplier Management Solutions (SMS) from founder Steve M. Clarke. This transaction is a major step in TRIGO’s development strategy into the value added global aerospace supply chain and quality management services market. It will strengthen SMS’ position as a quality partner in the aerospace supply chain by providing global coverage in addition to an extended service offering into quality inspection and conformity"...

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RJ sales promo ''These Fares Are Not Fair!'' is back!November 7, 2018

(Petra) - Royal Jordanian announced offering promotional prices to 16 routes on its global network from Nov. 5 till Nov. 12, 2018.
In a statement issued on Monday, RJ said they are launching this sales promo under the theme 'These Fares Are Not Fair!', which the airline is bringing back, because it achieved great success last year.
Passengers who book their tickets during this sales period can travel any time between Nov. 22, 2018 and March 20, 2019, for a maximum stay of 30 days and a minimum stay of"...

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Ryanair flight from Rome reaches AqabaOctober 31, 2018

AMMAN — A low-cost Ryanair plane flying from Rome on Tuesday landed at the King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba, the first of many direct flights reaching the port city from Italy, Greece, Bulgaria and Germany.

Director General of the Jordan Tourism Board Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat said that these flights should increase the number of tourists to Aqaba, stimulate the commercial activity in the city and facilitate investors’ movement"...

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First Ryanair flight from Budapest touches down at Queen Alia airport October 29, 2018

AMMAN — A low-cost Ryanair plane flying from Budapest landed at Queen Alia International Airport on Sunday, the first of 14 airlines which will operate flights between Europe and Jordan, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Tourism Minister Lina Annab called it “another step” towards providing low-cost flights from and to Jordan. Director General"...

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Kymeta Successfully Demonstrates Hybrid Data Backhaul on Cellular and Satellite NetworksOctober 25, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- In September 2018, Kymeta—the communications company making good on the promise of global, mobile connectivity—conducted a series of field trials with United States federal agents to successfully demonstrate the benefits and feasibility of reliable, seamless communications along the southern border of New Mexico. Along with partner CopaSAT, and trial partners Cradlepoint, Inc. and TrellisWare Technologies, Kymeta demonstrated the reliability of its dynamic network capabilities that leveraged both cellular and satellite from a moving platform. Kymeta successfully demonstrated a complete hybrid network architecture to field agents operating in a communications degraded environment. The Kymeta terminal provided on-the-move connectivity to SES satellites which was blended with terrestrial LTE networks using a Cradlepoint software defined wide-area-network (SD-WAN) router.......

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EASA Approves AerTrak ADS-B Out System for Boeing 737 NG Series Aircraft October 25, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- AerSale®, a global supplier of mid-life aircraft, engines, used serviceable material, and MRO services, announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the company’s AerTrak™ ADS-B Out system on Boeing 737 NG series aircraft (10065422). Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved AerTrak for Boeing 737 NG series aircraft (ST04009NY) and Boeing 757-200 series aircraft (ST04011NY) to comply with the FAA’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule. The Boeing 757-200 series aircraft Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is now pending EASA and National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) validation. “With this validation, we demonstrate our commitment to our European customer base,” said Iso Nezaj, Chief Technical Officer at AerSale. “Operators can now choose a fully-compliant ADS-B Out system visible to all—with no certification fees. We’re working to expand AerTrak to cover additional aircraft types and look forward to......

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Cheap flights from Europe to Amman, Aqaba announced October 24, 2018

AMMAN — European low-cost carriers Ryanair, EasyJet and Norwegian Airlines will start flights from several European cities to Amman and Aqaba as of November 1, an official said on Tuesday.

Each week, Ryanair will operate 26 flights from Italy, Poland, Cyprus, Lithuania, Belgium, Romania, Hungary and the Czech Republic to Amman. It will also operate eight flights per week from Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Germany to Aqaba, Jordan Tourism Board"...

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Royal Jordanian awarded Four Stars in Global APEX Awards for the second yearOctober 17, 2018

Amman, October 16, 2018 -- The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) awarded Royal Jordanian the '2019 Four-Star Major Regional Airline' honor for the second year in a row, during the APEX EXPO Awards Ceremony held lately in Boston, US.

The 2019 APEX Official Airline Ratings are based solely on an airline’s passengers' feedback using the TripIt mobile app, the world’s highest-rated travel-organizing app.

Using a five-star scale, more than one million flights of nearly"...

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