RJ adds two weekly flights to and from Stockholm

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AMMAN — Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) celebrated the inauguration of a new direct air route by Royal Jordanian Airlines, connecting the capital cities of Amman and Stockholm. The route will offer two weekly flights on Mondays and Thursdays, providing a convenient link between Jordan and Sweden.اضافة اعلان

The International Airport Group (IAG), in a recent statement, highlighted the significance of this achievement, underscoring the collaborative efforts between the group, RJ, and the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) to enhance connectivity between Amman and major global destinations, Hala News reported.

The inaugural flight received a warm welcome with a traditional water arch salute. Among the esteemed guests in attendance were the Swedish Ambassador to Jordan, Alexandra Rydmark, along with representatives from IAG, RJ, and JTB.

Expressing her delight, Ambassador Rydmark emphasized the positive impact of direct flights between the two capital cities, facilitating closer ties and fostering greater opportunities across various sectors.

Bolstering inbound tourismNicolas Claude, the CEO of the IAG reiterated the group's commitment to expanding its network of destinations. This expansion aligns with the national strategy aimed at bolstering inbound tourism to Jordan through Amman, inviting travelers to discover the country's diverse treasures.

Claude emphasized that establishing a new direct air route to Stockholm is a significant step towards achieving this goal.

Meanwhile, Karim Mekkawi, Chief Commercial Officer of RJ, highlighted that the new Amman-Stockholm route marks the airline's third addition to its European network, following successful connections to Lyon and Milan.

In addition, starting in September, RJ will introduce flights to Dusseldorf and Brussels.

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