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Royal Jordanian To Order A320/A321 Or B737-800

Tue Aug 12, 2003 9:13 am

And one more piece of news from the same source (FI). Royal Jordanian plans to replace 3 of its 6 A310-300s and all 5 of its A320s due to aircraft age and standardisation policies.

Being considered are 10 A320/A321s or B737-800s. A decision is expected in 2 months and deliveries will begin in 2005.

This was already planned last year but postponed due to the war in Iraq.

So another middle-eastern order this year. Considering the company currently operates A320s, recently introduced A340-200s and will keep some A310s, I presume Airbus is in with a decent chance but stranger things have happened.

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RE: Royal Jordanian To Order A320/A321 Or B737-800

Tue Aug 12, 2003 2:07 pm

Hi Jeremiah,

logically RJ might be better off keeping the Airbus lane. But and don't underestimate this, in the current political situation they might get under political pressure to consider Boeing.
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RE: Royal Jordanian To Order A320/A321 Or B737-800

Tue Aug 12, 2003 2:30 pm

The A 310s are used for all the routes to INDIA and some to the Far East so can RJ's A 320s or B 738s fly nonstop Amman-India esp AMMAN-CALCUTTA (CCU)?

It would be wise for them to order A 320s and A 321s instead.

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RE: Royal Jordanian To Order A320/A321 Or B737-800

Tue Aug 12, 2003 6:06 pm

Now that's a carrier I would like to see having boeing 737-800's for a CHANGE

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