18-Jun-2010 10:22 AM

Royal Jordanian commits to seven new Airbus aircraft from AWAS

Royal Jordanian and AWAS announced (17-Jun-2010) the lease of seven new Airbus aircraft to replace six Airbus aircraft currently operating in the fleet. The replacement consists of four A320s and two A321s and an additional A320 to be assimilated into the fleet. The first delivery is scheduled for Apr-2011 when three A320s will join the fleet, while two A321s and two A320s will follow in 2012. The replacement aims to introduce new amenities and improve services onboard the aircraft, particularly in the field of IFE. AWAS stated that the "number of slots remaining for 2011/2012 are now limited", adding, "we see this as a very positive sign in the market.” [more]

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