The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the recovery in air travel slowed for both domestic and international in January 2022 compared to December 2021, owing to the imposition of travel restrictions following the emergence of Omicron last November. “The recovery in air travel continued in January, despite hitting ...
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On Saturday, Royal Jordanian (RJ) President/CEO, Samer Majali, said the national Airline reduced its losses by half last year compared to 2020. He added that the carrier is expecting to reach the break-even point in 2023 by implementing a package of measures aiming for operation growth and expansion. RJ ...
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Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received approximately 4.560 million passengers in 2021, which is a 122.3 percent increase compared to the year before. The Airport International Group (AIG) issued a press statement on Thursday saying the aircraft movement in QAIA increased by 92.4 percent, compared to 2020. Additionally, the statement noted ...
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The Jordanian passport ranked 91st, which is a seven-spot improvement, alongside Turkmenistan, Guinea-Bissau, Egypt, Central African Republic and Algeria, according to Henley & Partners. The Jordanian passport ranked 91st from a total of 199 passports, after jumping up from ranking 98th in the previous index. The index is based on the ...
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On Sunday, the number of cancelled flights exceeded 1,500 so far around the world, due to the current COVID-19 situation across the globe, with experts expecting disruptions to continue throughout Monday. Additionally, thousands of flights were also delayed, which added to the holiday season travel chaos and passenger frustration ...
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The Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received approximately 4.089 million passengers during the first eleven months of the year, amounting to a 113.4 percent increase in comparison with 2020 and a 50.5 percent decrease compared to 2019. QAIA received 41,630 aircraft movements (ACM), which is a 87.2 percent increase from ...
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On Wednesday, the Hungarian carrier, Wizz Air, launched its first flight to Jordan from Bucharest, which landed in King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba. The ultra-low-cost airline offers a total of four routes to and from the King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba during the winter season to and from ...
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Unlike commercial airlines, the private jet industry survived the coronavirus crisis and seems unaffected by the repercussions that broke other sectors. Some private aviation companies have even grown exponentially due to the increasing demand throughout the pandemic. During the Dubai Airshow, manufacturers unveiled a few new concepts that cater to ...
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International tourism rebounded over the summer after a slow first half of 2021, leading to an upturn in quarter three of 2021, especially in Europe. The United Nations World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer, indicated that international arrivals (overnight visitors) increased by 58 percent between July and September of 2021 in comparison ...
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On Tuesday, the French Brand Louis Vuitton released photographs as part of their marketing campaign for the latest trunks and luggage collection, which were photographed in Jordan.  Under the name “Towards a Dream,” this marketing campaign featured exquisite scenes from Wadi Rum and Petra to showcase LV’s latest travel items.  On ...
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Cultural sites in Africa, Arab Region, Asia, Europe, and Latin America inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List The World Heritage Committee added 13 cultural sites to UNESCO’s World Heritage List and one extension to an existing cultural site in Mexico. Roșia Montană Mining Landscape (Romania), was simultaneously inscribed on the ...
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W HOTELS AND CERCLE TO HOST LIVESTREAMED CONCERT BY MONOLINK AT A CASTAWAY ISLAND AT W MALDIVES: GAATHAFUSHI W Maldives to be First Hotel Featured as the Setting of an Iconic Cercle Production, Following the Likes of the Eiffel Tower, Great Pyramids of Giza & Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni. The ...
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