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Royal Jordanian A340 Routes And Other News  
User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 381 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 3025 times:

RJ are introducing their A340-300 on the Amman-Bangkok and Amman-New York (JFK) routes in August according to justplanes.com, the airline will also begin their weekly seasonal service to Detroit in June, to be operated every Tuesday via Shannon with the A310, Khartoum will also be resumed in June with the A320.

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User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks ago) and read 3008 times:
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I thought RJ only had the A340 for official government use?




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User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 381 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks ago) and read 3006 times:

They got some passenger ones too recently


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User currently offlineGF-A330 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 1644 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2995 times:

The first A340 will be used on the Amman - JFK route.

User currently offlineMikephotos From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 2923 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2980 times:

To add, AMM-JFK A340 starts Aug. 2nd.

Michael


User currently offlineShilla From Germany, joined May 2002, 191 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2973 times:

Any information on their business class on their new A340 ? Is it like the "older" Crown Class on their A310 ?

User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2972 times:

Nonstop AMM-JFK?

User currently onlineThomas_Jaeger From Switzerland, joined Apr 2002, 2400 posts, RR: 28
Reply 7, posted (12 years 7 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2966 times:

Yes, it's a nonstop service to be operated five times weekly.


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User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13745 posts, RR: 19
Reply 8, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2940 times:

Will these Airbus A340s be brand new or second hand?


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User currently offlineShilla From Germany, joined May 2002, 191 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2935 times:

As far as I know, they got new ones.

User currently offlineAirzim From Zimbabwe, joined Jun 2001, 1239 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2902 times:

They are second hand. They took the rather unpopular A340-200's not the 3's. They also evaluated taking over 2 of CO's 777's, but their were performance problems with them since AMM airport is quite elevated and issues with summer heat since they would have to take a penalty if an engine failed. The NYC flight leaves in the late morning rather than nightime departures from DXB or other hot destinations. Shame really

User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 11, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2896 times:

Maybe they will switch the departure to night than.All the Middle East airlines(SV,MS,EK will,LY ,CO etc)I can think of leave at night for the US.

User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4169 posts, RR: 11
Reply 12, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2827 times:

EK has not published the schedules yet. I think the flights will leave after 0800 to help with connections from Asia.

Also the flight to JFK leaves AMM at 1100 and arrives in JFK at 1640. The return flight leaves at 2200 arriving in AMM the next afternoon at 1550. All nonstop using the A340.



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User currently offlineKaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 12600 posts, RR: 34
Reply 13, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2829 times:

Yet another very flattering livery for the A340 - after LAN, China Airlines, SAS, SIA. I've seen the Jordanian government A340 at LHR and it's a fine looking aircraft.

A big loser here will be SNN airport, through which RJ routes flights to JFK. Thankfully, flights to DTW and ORD will continue, but JFK will be a loss.


User currently offlineTKMCE From India, joined May 2002, 841 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2819 times:

AMM BKK will be three A340 flights from 01Aug on Thursday/Friday and
Monday. The Thursday flight will be a turn around while on Fri and Mon
the flights will operate AMM BKK CGK (Jakarta) and back.
TK


User currently offlineTriley1057 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 1999, 462 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2817 times:

Why would they they have taken over 2 CO 777's? I thought CO just had 2 new 777's delivered.

User currently offlineVfw614 From Germany, joined Dec 2001, 4062 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2760 times:

The A340-200s are the two ex AirLib birds that were recently returned (c/n 38 & 43 from memory).

User currently offlineAirzim From Zimbabwe, joined Jun 2001, 1239 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2687 times:

CO was looking at parking 2 777 (ship 1/2) right before Heavy D checks. The new ships 17/18 were going to come in to replace them. I don't know what the final decision was in the end.

BTW, China Airlines is not happy with the A340's. They are having to take an unanticipated weight penalty on their JFK flights during the winter months.


User currently offlineTriley1057 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 1999, 462 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2648 times:

I still don't understand. I thought CO had a shortage of widebodies. If they were to park 2, how would that leave room for expansion in the future?

User currently offlineAirzim From Zimbabwe, joined Jun 2001, 1239 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2633 times:

The "shortage" that is talked about has only been on this forum as far as I can see. Gordon Bethune has stated that they actually have too many widebodies. If they had a shortage of widebodies they probably would have kept the 10's

User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 10010 posts, RR: 15
Reply 20, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2612 times:

Interesting, but what will happen to the AMM-AMS-JFK route? This route is currently operated with the A310-300. Will Jordanian stop this route once their A340-200's start the non-stop flights?

Regards A388


User currently offlineAirzim From Zimbabwe, joined Jun 2001, 1239 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2599 times:

A388,

All trans-atlantics go via SNN. They stopped the AMS route sometime ago


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