Latest Samer Majali Stories

2008-09-25 09:00:36

Royal Jordanian Airlines has announced that it will launch a new direct service between Amman, Jordan, and Brussels, Belgium, effective April 1, 2009. The airline will operate the new direct service twice weekly on Saturdays and Wednesdays, using the Airbus A319 aircraft, which was recently added to the airline's fleet. Samer Majali, president and CEO of Royal Jordanian, said: "The scheduled direct service to Brussels has been resumed for commercial reasons, following studies of the...

2008-08-04 15:00:37

By Jordan Times, Amman Aug. 3--AMMAN -- Royal Jordanian beefed up its operational earnings by 33 per cent during the first half of 2008, President/Chief Executive Officer Samer Majali announced on Saturday. He said in a press statement that the airline's income amounted to JD315 million during the January-June period of this year against JD236 million in the same period of last year. Noting that the estimates exceeded those set for this time of the year, Majali attributed the...

2008-07-22 03:00:31

Royal Jordanian Airlines has announced that it will launch regular non-stop flights between Amman, Jordan, and Kiev, Ukraine, effective August 17, 2008. The airline will operate the new non-stop service using its Embraer 195 aircraft on Sundays and Wednesdays. Samer Majali, president and CEO of Royal Jordanian, said: "The twice-weekly operation will service the active commercial movement between the two countries. The service will also have a great impact on businessmen, students and...

2008-06-27 09:02:49

RJ passenger number rises by 30 pct in May AMMAN, June 25 (Xinhua) -- The number of Royal Jordanian Airline (RJ) passengers in May registered an year-on-year rise of 30 percent thanks to improved service, upgraded fleet and other measures, local daily Jordan Times reported Wednesday. RJ carried 215,000 passengers in May as against 166,000 in May last year while the number of first five months of this year has hiked by 21 percent against the same period of last year, RJ President and CEO...

2008-06-20 18:00:24

IATA chief: fuel prices biggest challenge to airlines AMMAN, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Rising fuel prices are the biggest challenge facing the air transport industry, local daily The Jordan Times reported Thursday, quoting Samer Majali, new chairman of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) board of governors. Due to skyrocketing fuel prices to unprecedented levels, the airline industry is now falling into the red, said Majali, who is also president and chief executive officer of...

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