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Jordan, June 27, 2019
RJ braces for summer travel season with 266 extra flights

Royal Jordanian (RJ) is launching 266 extra flights to prepare for summer demand, according to a statement from RJ.

To prepare for peak travel season, the national carrier has recently started adding extra flights to its schedule, including to the tourist attractions, the statement read.

The airline plans to increase flights to Doha, Chicago, Detroit, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Dammam, Doha, Cairo, Tunis, London, Paris, Rome, Madrid, Larnaca and Athens, among others, RJ said.

RJ CEO Stefan Pichler expressed his satisfaction with a growing demand from passengers to fly aboard RJ planes, and contributed the increase to the airline’s robust route connectivity and its codeshare agreements.

He also extended his appreciation to RJ passengers for their trust in the airline and its services, saying that the company exerts its utmost effort to offer the best ground and air services to cater for passengers.

RJ also employs a number of university students during the summer to help staff and passengers at Queen Alia Airport, according to the statement, which added that the move serves both the airline and the students who wish to work in the summer.