RJ resumes flights to Iraq after 24-hour suspension

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Published August 4th, 2014 - 05:35 GMT

Royal Jordanian announces resuming its service to Iraq, after suspending it for 24 hours for security concerns. 


As of today, RJ resumed its regular operation to Baghdad, Erbil and Basra, while it is expecting to resume flights to Suleimaniyah soon. 


RJ operates regular flights to five Iraqi cities; 11 weekly flights to Baghdad, nine to Erbil, four to Basra, four to Suleimaniyah and two weekly flights to Mosul. The flights to Mosul have been already suspended since June 10. 


The number of destinations that RJ is still halting due to security reasons and instability in the region counts seven, including Damascus, Aleppo, Tripoli, Benghazi, Misrata, Tel Aviv and Mosul.

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Royal Jordanian Airlines

Royal Jordanian's role as Jordan's national carrier and has been established since 1963. Today, under the invaluable guidance and directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II, the airline carries out its mission, while continuously modernizing and upgrading its services, renewing its fleet and expanding its route network and operations.

Royal Jordanian operates flights from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. Its fleet covers a network of 60 destinations on four continents.

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