About Jordan Aviation
Jordan Aviation is an airline based in Amman Jordan. It operates scheduled and worldwide charter services flights, mainly to the Middle East, Europe and Africa. It also provides wet lease services to major airlines seeking additional capacity. Its main bases are Amman Civil Airport, Amman and King Hussein International Airport. While it is also an important provider of air transportation for UN peacekeeping forces, Jordan Aviation’s Boeing 767s are banned from flying into EU airspace. Jordan Aviation is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization.
The airline was established in 2000 and started operations in October 2000. It launched services from Amman as the first privately owned charter airline in Jordan. Jordan Aviation operates a varied route network with a worldwide AOC. UN Peacekeepers are carried extensively on the wide body Fleet and the company also is involved in “wet-leasing” aircraft to air carriers who need extra capacity.
Holiday Charter Flights are also operated from its bases in Amman. Scheduled services were operated for a period of time from Aqaba to the Persian Gulf region and North Africa which commenced in June 2006. The company has grown considerably, as the fleet listing below shows. Additional aircraft are planned to enter service and also expansion in to other market segments is in process.