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oneworld tier status: SAPPHIRE®


Gold demonstrates value and with Royal Jordanian, we mean that in every sense of the word. Gold Sparrow further recognizes your ongoing loyalty to Royal Jordanian and increases your earning power, rewards and privileges.

As a “Gold SPARROW”, you will be entitled to a selection of benefits from RJ and the oneworld alliance based on your SAPPHIRE® oneworld tier status:


  • One Complimentary Upgrade to Crown Class in 12 months, on RJ operated and marketed flights only.(1)
  • Complimentary access to all Royal Jordanian and 650 oneworld alliance lounges worldwide with one guest when flying RJ or oneworld.
  • The chance to Gift an Award Ticket to a non-member.
  • Nominate a personal travel coordinator to assist you in managing your membership account and activities.
  • Access to Business Class priority check-in when flying RJ or oneworld.
  • Priority Boarding with RJ and oneworld.
  • Priority Baggage Handling.
  • Extra Baggage Allowance with RJ and oneworld.
  • Fast Track at select airports.
  • Priority placement on reservation waitlist on RJ flights.
  • Access to preferred seating (where offered)


-To maintain your Gold Sparrow tier, all you need is to earn 30,000 tier miles or 26 segments over 12 months.

-To qualify to Platinum HAWK, all you need is to earn 65,000 tier miles or 46 segments over 12 months.


  • Gold SPARROW members are entitled to ONE complimentary upgrade voucher to Crown Class in 12 months: applicable only upon upgrade to the gold Sparrow tier and/or upon the renewal of the Gold Sparrow tier status.
  • The voucher is non-transferrable and can only be used by the member himself.


  • The upgrade vouchers can only be used on Royal Jordanian operated and marketed flights solely when traveling with an RJ full fare (revenue) ticket.


  • The upgrade vouchers can’t be used to upgrade an economy class Award Ticket.


  • Travel using an upgrade voucher must be completed within the tier status validity and before the tier expiry date.

  • The upgrade voucher is valid for one sector/segment only.

  • The upgrade voucher can only be used within the tier validity period and will expire with the expiry of the tier status.

  • Upgrades using the voucher should be requested 2 to 4 weeks prior to the flight date via email to frequentflyer@rj.com

  • RJ reserves the right to confirm or reject the upgrade on a specific flight at its sole discretion.

  • Blackout periods may apply.

  • Differences in Taxes may apply.