RJ to Resume Flights to Syria For First Time in 9 Years

Published September 28th, 2021 - 12:30 GMT
RJ to Resume Flights to Syria For First Time in 9 Years
Jordan announced the full reopening of the Jaber crossing, the main border crossing with Syria starting Sep. 28th. (Shutterstock)
Highlights
Flights From Jordan to Syria have been suspended since 9 years.

Jordan's national carrier, Royal Jordanian Airlines, has announced the restart of direct flights to war-torn Syria on Oct. 3rd for the first time in 9 years.

The decision was announced after the end of a two-day meeting with a delegation from Syria held in Amman between the two countries' ministers to reapproach with Damascus.

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Restart flights were part of a handful of moves that aim at restoring and strengthening the mutual trade, investment, and transport ties, according to an official statement on state-owned Mamlaka TV.

Yesterday, Jordan announced the full reopening of the Jaber crossing, the main border crossing with Syria starting Sep. 28th.


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