Royal Jordanian signs agreement with GE Aviation; Air Arabia to increase Istanbul services


Royal Jordanian (-1.3%) signed an agreement with GE Aviation for six GEnx-1B engines to power its three B787s ordered at the Farnborough Air Show.

Meanwhile, Air Arabia (-0.4%) announced its Moroccan unit plans to increase Casablanca-Istanbul frequency from three to four per week in Jul-2010.

See related CAPA profile: Route Changes

African shares were mostly stable with 1time, Lonrho and Comair steady with Kenya Airways shares falling slightly (-1.1%).

Selected African and Middle Eastern airlines share price movements (% change): 23-Jul-2010

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