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RJ sees positive numbers in first-term report

Posted 31 May 2017 · Add Comment

Royal Jordanian airlines has achieved positive operational results between January-April this year, compared to the corresponding period last year according to results published by the flagcarrier today.


The airline has seen growth in the number of passengers, the seat factor and load factor of uplifted cargo.
Outgoing CEO Captain Suleiman Obeidat said that RJ transported almost 45,000 more passengers than in last year’s first four months, marking an increase of 5%; RJ aircraft carried 1.13 million passengers on scheduled and non-scheduled flights in the first four months of this year.
Due to the remarkable increase in passenger numbers, the seat factor also went up from 64 per cent in the January-April 2016 period to 70 per cent over the same period in 2017, marking a 10%increase.
Additionally, load factor of the uplifted cargo increased by 11% on its freighters and passenger aircraft.
Between January and April this year, the on-time performance went up to 81.4 per cent from 77 per cent last year.
 

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