Royal Jordanian Receives New Airbus A320
Wednesday, 19 October 2011
Amman, a new Airbus A320, named Aqaba, powered by IAE V2500 engines today joined Royal Jordanian (RJ) fleet. This is part of the airline’s announced medium-haul fleet modernization program, that covers replacing six Airbus A320s and A321s with seven new ones of the same models.

The first and second A320 aircraft joined the fleet in September and April this year. The delivered A320 shall operate short-to medium-haul flights. It is configured with two cabins and seats 136 passengers, 16 in the crown class cabin, all equipped with in-flight entertainment system, in addition to Audio-Video-On-Demand installed in every passenger seat. It has a range of five flying hours and a cargo capacity of close to10 tons.

RJ’s investment plan to renovate its medium haul fleet will continue throughout 2012 as part of a transaction of operating leases with AWAS, a Dublin-based aircraft lessor.

The RJ total fleet consist of 32 aircraft operating to 59 destinations worldwide  covering four continents.

Source: Press Release (Royal Jordanian)