Royal Jordanian shelves planned Sarajevo service and inaugurate Toronto route


Royal Jordanian Airlines has cancelled plans to launch flights between Amman and Sarajevo. Services were scheduled to commence on June 17 and operate twice per week, each Tuesday and Friday, with the Airbus A320 aircraft. At the same time, the Jordanian carrier has also cancelled plans to introduce operations to Marseille and Trabzon but will go ahead with its new Lyon service.

Royal Jordanian Airlines has cancelled plans to launch flights between Amman and Sarajevo. Services were scheduled to commence on June 17 and operate twice per week, each Tuesday and Friday, with the Airbus A320 aircraft. At the same time, the Jordanian carrier has also cancelled plans to introduce operations to Marseille and Trabzon but will go ahead with its new Lyon service.

Earlier, on June 2nd, Royal Jordanian held a ceremony to inaugurate flights Toronto, Canada. 

The ceremony was held at Queen Alia International Airport, in the capital city of Amman. 

The additional route to Toronto is a move that comes in implementation of the airline’s five-year strategy, which includes, among others, growing the fleet and the route network in order to position Amman as the leading gateway for the Levant.

RJ Vice Chairman/CEO Samer Majali said that the new route is bound to attract more tourists to Jordan, facilitate travel for individuals, families, expatriates, Arab communities, students and businessmen, and boost trade between the Jordanian and the Canadian markets.

Airport International Group CEO, Nicolas Claude, said: “We are pleased to be inaugurating this new route connecting Amman and Toronto, which aligns with our strategy to expand Queen Alia International Airport routes network, while providing passengers greater travel options and serving new markets. I would like to thank our national carrier, Royal Jordanian, for supporting our commitment to opening new routes, and strengthening our standing as an award-winning gateway to the Levant and the world.”.

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