Royal Jordanian Aircraft Fleet Ownership
IATA Code: RJ | ICAO Code: RJA | Callsign JORDANIAN
Royal Jordanian Airlines
الملكية الأردنية
Amman Housing Bank Complex,Interior Roundabout , Shmesani Area,P.O.Box 302
Amman 11118
Tel: +962 6-520-2000, Fax: +962 6-567-6285

Ownership: Publicly listed, Amman Stock Exchange(RJAL.ASE), (for details please see below)

Royal Wings
Royal Jordanian Cargo
Royal Jordanian Ground Handling

Royal Jordanian (RJ) is Jordan's national flag air carrier operating scheduled international services covering four continents. Its base of operations is Queen Alia International Airport, located in the outskirts of Amman.

The airline was incorporated on December 9, 1963. Its operations commenced on December 15, 1963 in pursuance of a royal decree by the late King Hussein.  Initially founded with capital from private shareholders, subsequently the Jordanian Government acquired Alia (Royal Jordanian predecessor) as Jordan's national carrier.

After successful privatization and restructuring, in 2001 RJ became a public shareholding company. In December 2007, the company's shares were listed on the Amman Stock Exchange at a capital of JD84.4 million at that time

Jordanians presently hold 68% of the shares, of which 26% held by the Jordanian government, 10% Jordan's Social Security Corporation and 3% to the Jordan's Armed Forces Fund. Additionally, shares were allocated to RJ employees. Staff member are approx 4,300.

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Royal Jordanian Reverts to Continue Operating to Munich
Monday, March 19, 2012
Amman,  Royal Jordanian (RJ) decided to reverse its intention to suspend operations to Munich, scheduled to be halted as of April 19, 2012. On a previous announcement, (7th February 2102), RJ decided to halt operating to five destinations: Munich, Brussels, Al-Ain and two other undisclosed destinations in the Gulf  region. Read More
Royal Jordanian Announce an Increase in the Number of Passenger by 28 Percent during February
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Amman,  Royal Jordanian announced it flew 240,000 passengers in February2012, marking a 28% increase compared to 188,000 passengers during February 2011. The number of departures and flight hours witnessed an increase of 9.3% and the seat factor increase of 7.5%,  achieving an average 70% comparing with 65% during the same month in 2011. Read More
Royal Jordanian Flights Operating as Usual Despite Snow Storm
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Amman, Royal Jordanian announced that its operations are running as scheduled for Thursday March 1, 2012. Thus the schedule is not affected by the snow storm that has hit the Jordan since last night. Read More
Royal Jordanian Announce Highest Ever Passenger Count for the Month of January for 2012
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Amman, Royal Jordanian announced the passenger count of 268,000, in January 2012 its highest ever for the same month according to the airline. In the same period of 2011 the figure was 213,000 passengers, thus achieving a 25% increase from the previous year. Read More
Royal Jordanian Suspends Operations to Five Destinations
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Amman, Royal Jordanian’s Board of Directors took the decision to suspend operations to five destinations on its route network to reduce the operating costs brought up by the soaring fuel prices and to offset the decline in tourism to the region, the outcome of the Arab spring and the political unrest. Read More
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