MIDDLE EAST: New A321 for Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian received a new Airbus A321, named after the city of Ramtha, in line with the company¡¯s strategic plan of modernising and enlarging its fleet of aircraft serving the international and regional network, and improving services offered passengers. Another new Airbus A321, Al-Tafileh, will join the fleet on May 20 this year. These two […]


Royal Jordanian received a new Airbus A321, named after the city of Ramtha, in line with the company¡¯s strategic plan of modernising and enlarging its fleet of aircraft serving the international and regional network, and improving services offered passengers.

Another new Airbus A321, Al-Tafileh, will join the fleet on May 20 this year. These two aircraft are to replace two that will be phased out after their operating lease terminates in mid-May.

The Royal Jordanian fleet currently has four Airbus A340s, fi ve Airbus A310s, four Airbus A320s, three Airbus A321s, one Airbus A319 and fi ve Embraer 195s. During this and the coming year, seven newly manufactured Airbus A321s, A319s and Embraer 175s will join the fleet. The airline will start receiving 12 Boeing 787 Dreamliners at the end of 2010, as replacement aircraft for the long-haul Airbus A340s and A310s currently operative in the fleet.