Jordan is a kingdom in south-western Asia, bordered on the north by Syria, on the east by Iraq and Saudi Arabia, on the south by Saudi Arabia and the Gulf of Aqaba, and on the west by Israel and the West Bank, an area previously held by Jordan that has been occupied by Israel since 1967. The area of Jordan is 89,556 sq km (34,578 sq mi). Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan.

Latest updates

Country aircraft registration code = JY

01 Nov 2017

Royal Falcon had its license suspended by the Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission in Aug2016 & will now be liquidated [update]

21 Dec 2016

FlyJordan was rebranded from Solitaire Air (2010-2015) [status change]

13 Dec 2015

Barq Aviation was incorporated in 2007 as Bourtuqalieh Air. Rebranded in 2008 & is still operating [update]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Air Arabia Jordan   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Petra Airlines >Air Arabia Jordan
Comments : Air Arabia Jordan was restarted on 18May2015 after rename from Petra Airlines

Air Jordan   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1950* - 1958
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Arab Airways >>Air Jordan >Air Jordan of the Holy Land
Comments : Arab Airlines was taken over by Air Jordan (founded in 1950) when it had become bankrupt and renamed to Air Jordan of the Holy Land. Went bankrupt in 1960 as did the parent company

Air Jordan of the Holy Land   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1960* - 1960
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Arab Airways >>Air Jordan >Air Jordan of the Holy Land
Comments : Arab Airlines was taken over by Air Jordan (F.1950) when it had become bankrupt and renamed to Air Jordan of the Holy Land. Went bankrupt in 1960 as did the parent company

Air Rum  last update: 30Oct2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : RUM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Jordan based but Sierra Leone registered charter and leasing company. Air Rum became inoperational in 2008 and was subsequently dismantled, in favor of Petra Airlines, another subsidiary of RUM Group

Air Universal   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2007
Airline Code : UV : UVS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Alia   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1963 - 1986
Airline Code : RJ : ---
Genealogy : Alia >Royal Jordanian Airlines
Comments : Royal Jordanian Airlines was established on 09Dec1963 and started operations on 15Dec1963 as Alia (It was named Alia (or Aalya) after King Hussein's eldest child). Major international carrier

Aqaba Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Arab Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983* - 1983*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Arab Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

Pre 1960
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Air Jordan of the Holy Land
Comments : No further information at this time

Arab Airways (Jerusalem)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1953* - 1958
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Arab Airways Association >Arab Airways >>Air Jordan >Air Jordan of the Holy Land
Comments : Arab Airlines was taken over by Air Jordan when it had become bankrupt and renamed to Air Jordan of the Holy Land. Went bankrupt in 1960 as did the parent company

Arab Airways Association   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1952* - 1952*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Arab Airways Association >Arab Airways >>Air Jordan >Air Jordan of the Holy Land
Comments : Arab Airlines was taken over by Air Jordan when it had become bankrupt and renamed to Air Jordan of the Holy Land. Went bankrupt in 1960 as did the parent company

Arab Wings   

Status : Active

Dates :

1975 - date
Airline Code : -- : AWS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Arab Wings was established in 1975 as the first private jet charter operator in the Middle East

Barq Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2008* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Bourtuqalieh Air >Barq Aviation
Comments : Barq Aviation was incorporated in 2007 as Bourtuqalieh Air. Rebranded in 2008

Bourtuqalieh Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2007 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : BUR
Genealogy : Bourtuqalieh Air >Barq Aviation
Comments : Barq Aviation was incorporated in 2007 as Bourtuqalieh Air. Rebranded in 2008

Business Jet Services   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1994* - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Business Jet Services >>Royal Wings
Comments : Business Jet Services merged in in 1994

Eagles Aviation   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Fly Jordan   

Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Solitaire Air >Fly Jordan
Comments : FlyJordan was rebranded from Solitaire Air (2010-2015)

Golden Jordan   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1997)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

High Altitude Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : High Altitude Airlines was formed in 2001

HMS Airways  last update: 01Nov2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : HMS Airways ceased operations in 2005

JIAC (Jordan International Air Cargo)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2005 - date
Airline Code : J4 : JCI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Jordan Airways (Jordanian Airways)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1960 - 1963
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Jordan Aviation (JATE)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2000 - date
Airline Code : R5 : JAV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Jordan Aviation (JATE) was formed in 2000 & operations started on 15Oct2000 to offer International and regional scheduled services out of Amman's Marka Airport

Jordan Gate Airlines  added: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2001* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Jordan Gate Airlines was founded in 2001 & offers charters out of Amman Queen Alia International (AMM)

Jordanian World Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975 - 1976
Airline Code : QS : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Meelad Air  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : MRL
Genealogy : Meelad Air (Jordan) >Meelad Air (Greece)
Comments : Meelad Air was founded in 2005 & became operational in 2006. It was shut down again in 2008 (Meelad Air was a private aviation company and charter airline based in Amman, Jordan, specializing on short and long-term aircraft charter and lease, especially during Hajj and Umra season)

Petra Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2011 - 2015
Airline Code : 9P : PTR
Genealogy : Petra Airlines >Air Arabia Jordan
Comments : Petra Airlines was awarded its AOC on 25Nov2010. Air Arabia Jordan was restarted on 18May2015 after rename from Petra Airlines

Privilege Jet Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2007* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

RayaJet   

Status : Active

Dates :

2005* - date
Airline Code : -- : RYT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : RayaJet was founded in 2005

Royal Falcon  last update: 01Nov2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2016
Airline Code : RL : RFJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Royal Falcon was founded in 2007. The company had its license suspended by the Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission in Aug2016 & will now be liquidated (charter carrier)

Royal Jordanian   

Status : Active

Dates :

1986 - date
Airline Code : RJ : RJA
Genealogy : Alia >Royal Jordanian Airlines
Comments : Royal Jordanian was established on 09Dec1963 and started operations on 15Dec1963 as Alia (It was named Alia (or Aalya) after King Hussein's eldest child). Major international carrier that is the flag carrier for Jordan

Royal Jordanian Xpress   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2005 - 2009*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Royal Wings   

Status : Active

Dates :

1996 - date
Airline Code : RY : RWZ
Genealogy : Business Jet Services >>Royal Wings
Comments : Royal Wings was founded on 01Jan1996 by Royal Decree & operations started on 10Feb1996. Scheduled and charter services connecting Amman to the Red Sea and neighbouring countries

Sky Gate International (SkyGate International)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : SGD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Skyjet (Jordan)  added: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Skyjet (Jordan) offers passenger charter services out of out of Amman Queen Alia International (AMM)

Solitaire Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2010* - 2014*
Airline Code : -- : STR
Genealogy : Solitaire Air >Fly Jordan
Comments : FlyJordan was rebranded from Solitaire Air (2010-2015)

Star Air  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : SIM
Genealogy : Star Air >Starjet
Comments : Star Air offered worldwide scheduled and charter flights based at Amman Queen Alia International. It was rebranded as Starjet

Starjet  added: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2012*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Star Air >Starjet
Comments : Star Air offered worldwide scheduled and charter flights based at Amman Queen Alia International from 2003 - 2005. It was rebranded as Starjet

Tabarak Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2011 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tabarak Aviation was created in Nov2010, started operations with a wet-leased B.737-800 on 21Mar2011

Teebah Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2008
Airline Code : NA : TBA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Transjordan Airways   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Transworld Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005^ - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time