Royal Jordanian commences charter flights to Maldives

Royal Jordanian's Boeing 787-8 jet. (File Photo)

The national airline of Jordan, Royal Jordanian has commenced a series of chartered flight operations to Maldives.

The charter flights were commenced on Friday, September 27, and will continue until October 16, during which time the airline will offer a weekly non-stop service between Queen Alia International Airport in Amman and Velana International Airport in Male’ on a Boeing 787-8 jet.

The charter flights are expected to boost tourist arrivals from the Middle East which plays a significant part in the total tourist arrival numbers to Maldives.

42,000 Middle Easters tourists are recorded to have arrived in Maldives within the first eight months of the current year.

Founded in 1963, Royal Jordanian has a fleet of 43 aircrafts and reaches 43 destinations world-wide.