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Did Royal Jordanian Have 742's?  
User currently offlineTurboTristar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1260 times:

I think Royal Jordanian operated some 747-200's. Is it true? What were the destinations they flew? One more question. Were they painted in the old red/brown livery of the current scheme?

TurboTristar

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User currently offlineDaveT From Canada, joined Dec 2011, 1 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1208 times:

For some reason, I can picture this RJ 742.... not sure why, but I am still trying to find where I pick that up from....

I am working on it....


User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4169 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1209 times:

Yes they did, my dad used to fly Royal Jordanian jumbos to Montreal(and also Chicago) on first class...in the 80's and early 90's he said they were excellent. he would from Kuwait via Amman(we used to live there!).


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User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1206 times:

Yes they did, but not in the current scheme. Operated under "ALIA-Royal Jordanian Airlines".


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User currently offlineFalcon Flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1323 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1180 times:

Just a slight correction to FLY777UAL. Actually RJ did operate at least one 747-200 in the current scheme. I've got a print taken in Geneva mid 80s just by luck since I believe it to be very short lived.


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User currently offlineEraxandaf From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 154 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1174 times:

Actually they did fly a 742 from LAX-Amsterdam-Amman in the mid '80's as previously mentioned-Alia Royal Jordanian. Not sure how long that route lasted, when they added and dropped LAX (I saw it in 1986 at the Tom Bradly Terminal there)...I also DO remember a much more colorful livery almost solid golds and burgundys with no white anywhere.

User currently offlineDaveT From Canada, joined Dec 2011, 1 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 1168 times:

Two previous Alia/RJ 742 registration's were JY-AFS now serving with Nippon Cargo as registration JA8192 and JY-AFB now with Atlas Air as N506MC


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User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1164 times:


Hi!

ALIA had infact 2 new B. 747-2D3B's, JY-AFA and AFB, the only place you could see in Europe those 747's was in AMS, I was lucky enough to see both there and I remember seeing them with the old ALIA livery. After that ALIA had an identity crisis finding a new livery because I know that before they stopped in the current one they changed almost every year!
Regards!


User currently offlineNa From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10679 posts, RR: 9
Reply 8, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1158 times:

Actually Royal Jordanian operated their Jumbos (3) in 3 liveries! The old Alia, the 80s Alia (red bottom, very nice) and the current one (one of the nicest liveries ever to be painted to a 747).

User currently offlineEagleone From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1151 times:

I have a postcard of a RJ 747-200, JY-AFS, with the actual paint schelme, but sorry I don't know the year

User currently offlineShankly From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2000, 1541 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1152 times:

CV990, those Alia 74's were also regular visitors to LHR, albeit the L1011's were a more familiar sight.


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User currently offline747-451 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 2417 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1145 times:

I recall seeing a 742 in new colors in Europe (Zurich) in the early 90's in the "new" grey, non-Alia scheme.

As a matter of fact I bought a Schabak 747-200 in the new colors as well.


User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1138 times:


Hi Shankly!

You might be right regarding that!!! But I have some clues to say that about AMS and the ALIA 747's because when I first visited LHR was in 1980, and at that time I'm sure ALIA was not operating yet the L1011-500 ( they received their first ones from 12/81 on ) so I still recall seeing in LHR the B. 707, but I truly accept that after that they probably used the 747's mixed with the L1011-500's!
Regards!


User currently offlineTriple Seven From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 530 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1126 times:

Did Alia operate 747-211B that eventually made its way to British Caledonian and then British Airways ? If so the -211B is in the hands of Philippine Airlines right now.

- Triple Seven


User currently offlineTurboTristar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (13 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1111 times:

Thanks everyone. All that info really did help  

TurboTristar


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