RJ resumes direct flights to Algeria

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AMMAN Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ) on Thursday resumed its regular direct air service to the Algerian capital, with two flights per week to Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

In a statement, RJ said it will operate two flights per week between Amman and Algiers via Airbus A320 aircraft, on Mondays and Thursdays.

Travelers in Algeria can book their flights by contacting the call center 065100000 or through the RJ website www.rj.com, sales offices, or authorized travel agencies, the statement added.

Serving expats, students, touristsCommenting on the step, RJ CEO Samer Majali said the new destination would serve the Jordanian and Arab communities residing in Algeria, as well as Algerians, students, and businesspeople. The step is also expected to enhance trade exchange.

Majali expressed optimism that Algeria would constitute an added-value destination to the national carrier by meeting traveler needs and desires and supporting joint efforts to increase number of tourists by providing "distinguished" services and travel experience with RJ.

New horizonsRJ said the resumption of its Algeria route comes with its commercial strategy to expand its flight network and increase and open promising markets that will fit with the carrier's network and air fleet.

The announcement to operate regular flights between the two capitals was made during the recent ministerial meetings of the Algerian-Jordanian Joint Committee in Algeria, held late last month.