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
www.rj.com

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

Subsidiaries:
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 News
Jul29
RJ achieves JD7.7 million net profits for the first half of the year
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Amman, Royal Jordanian Board of Directors chaired by Nasser Lozi approved in its July 29, 2009, session the financial results for the first half of 2009. RJ, the oneworld member, achieved net profits of around JD7.7 million, against JD4 million in net losses incurred during the same period of last year.  Read More
Jul29
Hussein Dabbas, President and Chief Executive of Royal Jordanian, Succeeds Samer Majali
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Amman, Royal Jordanian Board of Directors, chaired by Nasser Lozi, appointed in its July 29, 2009, session Hussein Dabbas president and chief executive officer of Royal Jordanian Airline, effective August 1, 2009, succeeding engineer Samer Majali who stepped down from Royal Jordanian, starting July 31, to become chief executive of Gulf Air, based in Bahrain. Read More
Mar23
RJ Concludes its Short and Medium Range Fleet Modernization Plan
Monday, March 23, 2009
Amman, Last week a new Airbus A319, named Ajloun, one of the main cities in northern Jordan, joined the RJ fleet. It has been colored with the oneworld alliance livery on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of establishing the alliance, of which RJ is part since April 1, 2007. Read More
Oct27
Royal Jordanian Operational Revenue Amounts to JD 315 Million for the First Half
Monday, October 27, 2008
Amman, during a meeting convened by Mr. Nasser Lozi, the Board of Directors of Royal Jordanian announced the results for the company’s operations during the first half of year 2008. These results underline the net losses that the company has made and which reach around JD 1.3 million. Read More
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