Royal Jordanian to Temporarily Suspend Operations to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah

Press release
Published September 28th, 2017 - 05:43 GMT
Iraqi authorities asked all airlines to stop operating flights to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah.
Iraqi authorities asked all airlines to stop operating flights to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah.

Royal Jordanian will temporarily suspend its flights to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, in northern Iraq, starting with 6 pm (Amman local time) on Friday, September 29, 2017.

The airline’s decision came after a request from the Iraqi authorities to all airlines flying to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah to stop operating all flights to these two cities starting with the above-mentioned date until further notice.

RJ operates 10 weekly flights to Erbil and three weekly flights to Sulaymaniyah. It runs 15 weekly flights to Baghdad and six to Basra.

Background Information

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.

Contact Information

Royal Jordanian Airlines
Housing Bank Commercial Center,
Queen Noor St.,
P .O .Box: 302
Amman 11118
Jordan
Fax number
+962 (0) 6 567 2527
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