Royal Jordanian Airlines Acquires Seven Embraer 195s | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.23.16

Airborne 05.24.16

Airborne 05.25.16

Airborne 05.26.16

Airborne 05.27.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.23.16

Airborne 05.24.16

Airborne 05.25.16

Airborne 05.26.16

Airborne 05.27.16

AEA2016 LIVE Aero-TV: 04/27-0830ET, 04/28-1400ET, 04/29-1100ET

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on Vimeo!

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on YouTube!

Thu, Mar 23, 2006

Royal Jordanian Airlines Acquires Seven Embraer 195s

Will Be Used In Mainline Operations

Earlier this week, Embraer and Royal Jordanian Airlines signed a contract for the acquisition by the airline of seven Embraer 195s, with deliveries due to start in the fourth quarter of 2006.

"Embraer's new generation Embraer 195s will provide Royal Jordanian with the ability to truly develop Amman as a hub for the region. These aircraft will allow Royal Jordanian to increase frequency and enter new routes at the lowest possible cost. For our passengers, the Embraer 195 will offer a level of comfort and service that is consistent with the rest of Royal Jordanian's fleet," said Mr. Samer Majali, Royal Jordanian's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We will be introducing the Embraer 195 into our operations over the next two years, with the first delivery in October of this year."

Royal Jordanian's E-195s will be configured to carry 100 passengers in a two-class layout, with 12 seats in Crown Class and 88 seats in Economy Class, with a pitch of 42" and 33", respectively. The aircraft will be deployed on routes to the Middle East, Africa and into Europe, making Royal Jordanian Airlines one of the first in the world to operate the E-195 on international routes.

"As Royal Jordanian undertook a meticulous technical and operational evaluation of different types of aircraft models, its decision to select the Embraer 195 makes the choice even more satisfying and honoring for Embraer," said Frederico Fleury Curado, Executive Vice-President, Airline Market for Embraer. "Embraer's E-Jets family offers a flexibility that enables a rapid adaptation to a market that is constantly evolving, as it is the case in the Middle East. Royal Jordanian's decision confirms that, once again in its deep and successful history, it is demonstrating true leadership in the market that it serves."

The first Arab airline invited to join the Oneworld alliance, Royal Jordanian is the launch customer in the Middle East for the Embraer 195. The aircraft, part of Embraer's 170/190 family of commercial airliners, is due to receive its type certification in mid-2006.

FMI: www.embraer.com, www.rja.com.jo/home/home.asp

Advertisement

More News

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.30.16)

"We take great pride in Vietjet selecting the game-changing Geared Turbofan engine to power their aircraft fleet. Customers continuously recognize that this engine represents the p>[...]

Airborne 05.27.16: More MH370 Debris, Airport 4 Sale, Hurricane Hunters

Also: PWC PW307D, Icon Scandal, Memorial Day, IASO, Nat'l Warplane Museum, Gogo Cloud, Orbital ATK, Honor Flight Austin The Australia's Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, D>[...]

National Warplane Museum Establishes Crowdfunding Effort

Campaign Is Titled 'Let's Do A Little More For Les' The National Warplane Museum has kicked off its first ever crowd funding project. While many are aware of crowdfunding and how i>[...]

Delta Flight Intercepted By Greek F-16s

Airliner 'Briefly' Out Of Contact With Air Traffic Controllers On the same day that EgyptAir Flight MS804 disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, another airliner was in>[...]

Toledo Police Helicopter May Be Grounded

Department Seeks Grants To Help Keep Aircraft Flying The police department in Toledo, OH may be forced to ground its helicopter unless it is able to identify a grant for the $300,0>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC