Royal Jordanian Airlines Launches New Routes between Amman and Stockholm
Berlin, Germany – March 9, 2023 – As part of the airline’s strategic plans to expand its global network and welcome new visitors to Jordan, Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ) has announced plans to introduce a new, direct route between Amman, Jordan and Stockholm, Sweden, beginning of May 29. The twice-weekly flights will connect passengers traveling between the two cities in just around four to five hours.
The new Stockholm expansion is part of RJ’s new strategy to focus on driving tourism into Jordan and becoming the airline of choice for the Levant region. Passengers throughout Northern Europe will have direct route to the Jordanian capital from the capital of Sweden.
Speaking at ITB Berlin—the world’s leading travel trade show—Royal Jordanian Airlines Chief Commercial Officer, Karim Makhlouf, said, “It is my great pleasure to announce our new route to Stockholm, Sweden, which will make it easier than ever for tourists from Northern Europe and especially from Sweden to discover Jordan’s incredible wonders. Helping to promote and drive tourism to the Kingdom is a key focus of our new strategy—as is our emphasis on further developing Amman as the primary gateway to the Levant, by offering improved connectivity to our broader network. This newest route is yet another step in line with RJ’s ambitious five-year growth plan, which includes increasing our current fleet of 24 aircraft to more than 40 aircraft in the coming three to five years.”
We want to welcome Royal Jordanian Airlines to Sweden and Swedavia Airports with the new route to Amman. The route will be an addition to the existing offer of routes available at Arlanda and it is evident that there is demand from travelers who wish to visit their friends and family in the Middle East, as well as from tourists who wish to discover something new”, says Elizabeth Axtelius, Director Aviation Business at Swedavia.
As part of this push to promote national tourism, RJ continues to build upon and enrich its partnerships with tour operators and travel agencies across the globe—including in Germany and Sweden, where RJ recently hosted a networking event for the travel and tourism sector. Sweden and Jordan have long enjoyed close diplomatic ties—this past November, His Majesty King Abdullah II and Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah hosted Sweden’s King Carl XVI and Queen Silvia on an official state visit to Jordan—and RJ seeks to further expand these amicable relations to the wider populaces of both countries.
In line with the airline’s strategic plan to modernize its narrow-body fleet, Royal Jordanian Airlines recently announced the lease of up to 40 new narrow-body aircraft, including a fleet of brand-new Airbus A320neos and E195-E2 Embraer commercial jets.
Jordan: A Breathtaking Country with Endless Possibilities
Royal Jordanian invites travelers from around the world to uncover a Kingdom of beauty, culture, hospitality, excitement, adventure, and rejuvenation. Jordan is an idyllic destination for all kinds of travelers: intrepid explorers, luxurious sun-seekers, spiritual travelers, families, solo voyagers, art aficionados, culinary adventurers, and everyone in between.
Enjoy relaxation and revitalization at the Dead Sea, with its renowned health benefits and restorative properties—all at the lowest point on Earth. Or lounge seaside in Aqaba, along the stunning Red Sea coastline, where you can discover breathtaking marine life and a vibrant beachfront ambiance.
Discover natural wonders like the vast desert of Wadi Rum, the lush forests of Ajloun, and the magnificent oasis of Wadi Mujib. Explore unmatched historical wonders like Petra, Jerash, Pella, and Um Qais. Visit religious sites like the Baptism Site at Bethany beyond the Jordan River, Mount Nebo, Machaerus, and much more.
Uncover the vibrant urban landscape of Amman, with its incredibly diverse culinary scene, trendy cafés, chic art galleries, lively nightlife, and endless array of activities, events, and festivals. From fashion to street art to music, Jordan’s capital delights and defies expectations at every turn.
Whatever your reason for travel, Jordan is your ideal destination.
As the Levant region’s leading carrier, Royal Jordanian Airlines aspires to be the airline of choice for connecting Jordan and the Levant with the world. RJ was established in 1963 as the official national airline carrier of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and for the last 60 years, has been an ambassador of goodwill and friendship for the Kingdom, facilitating tourism and trade and providing people across the globe with an introduction to Jordan’s renowned hospitality and warmth.
From its hub at Queen Alia International Airport, RJ operates a modern fleet of aircraft that flies to destinations worldwide, via an ever-expanding route network that connects Amman to Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Asia. As a member of the oneworld alliance, RJ and its 13 international airline partners provide a combined travel network that reaches more than 1,000 airports in 170 countries.
RJ customers can book their flights and manage their trips via RJ sales offices around the world, as well as through the airline’s global network of official RJ travel agents. RJ’s call center is available to support passengers 24/7, at +962 6 510 0000. Customers can also find information and support around the clock via the RJ website, www.rj.com, and through the airline’s dedicated mobile application.
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