- Code-share agreement opens up Qatar Airways’ network for Royal Jordanian customers
- Qatar Airways travellers will benefit from additional flights to Amman
DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian have announced an expansion of their current code-share agreement, which will add six new destinations to Royal Jordanian’s existing network. Royal Jordanian will enhance Qatar Airways’ network with the addition of flights from Amman to Doha, furthering the existing Qatar Airways code-share on Royal Jordanian operated flights to Doha.
Royal Jordanian customers will have access to more destinations on Qatar Airways’ global network such as, Dhaka in Bangladesh,Muscat in Oman, Karachi in Pakistan, Colombo in Sri Lanka, Perth in Australia, and Singapore*. This expansion will open up 18 weekly flights between Doha and Amman in addition to numerous new connections on Qatar Airways global network from the award-winning Hamad International Airport.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: “By partnering with Royal Jordanian, we are opening up the world to passengers travelling from Amman through Doha. Our code-share agreement enables Royal Jordanian to benefit from connectivity to some of our most popular routes, including Perth and Singapore among our more than 150 worldwide destinations. We welcome the partnership with Royal Jordanian, and look forward to seeing our collaboration flourish in the years to come.”
Royal Jordanian President/CEO, Captain Suleiman Obeidat said: “We are pleased to cooperate with Qatar Airways, a renowned partner in the oneworld airline alliance. In joining forces with Qatar Airways we are able to extend our customer experience beyond our existing destination network, to include several new destinations around the world. RJ is a pioneer and leading airline in the Levant, serving the passengers of the region to reach further destinations through our code-share partner.”
Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian launched the code-share agreement in August 2015.
Doha – Amman schedule:
QR 401 departs AMM at 21:15; arrives DOH at 23:55 (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
QR 403 departs AMM at 12:35; arrives DOH at 15:15 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday)
QR 400 departs DOH at 16:55; arrives AMM at 19:45 (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday,Saturday, Sunday )
QR 402 departs DOH at 08:15; arrives AMM at 11:05 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday)
RJ 646 departs AMM at 09:00; arrives DOH at 11:30 ( (Monday, Wednesday,Thursday,Friday, Saturday)
RJ 650 departs AMM at 02:40; arrives DOH at 05:10 (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday)
RJ 647 departs DOH at 12:30; arrives AMM at 15:20 (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
RJ 651 departs DOH at 07:00; arrives AMM at 09:45 (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday)
Notes to Editors:
*Subject to regulatory approvals
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