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

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

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December 21, 2016

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

December 13, 2015

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

May 19, 2015

Petra Airlines restarted operations on 18May2015 as Air Arabia Jordan update

Airline

Status Operating Dates

Air Arabia Jordan   

Active 2015 - date

^ Comments : Air Arabia Jordan was restarted on 18May2015 after rename from Petra Airlines

^ Genealogy : Petra Airlines >Air Arabia Jordan

Air Jordan   

Inactive 1950* - 1958

^ 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

^ Genealogy : Arab Airways >>Air Jordan >Air Jordan of the Holy Land

Air Jordan of the Holy Land   

Inactive 1960* - 1960

^ 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

^ Genealogy : Arab Airways >>Air Jordan >Air Jordan of the Holy Land

Air Rum   

Inactive 2002 - 2008

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Air Universal   

Inactive 2002 - 2007

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Alia   

Renamed 1963 - 1986

^ 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

^ Genealogy : Alia >Royal Jordanian Airlines

Aqaba Airlines   

Inactive 2003 - 2007

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Arab Air Cargo   

Inactive 1983* - 1983*

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Arab Airlines   

Renamed Pre 1960

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^ Genealogy : >Air Jordan of the Holy Land

Arab Airways (Jerusalem)   

Renamed 1953* - 1958

^ 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

^ Genealogy : Arab Airways Association >Arab Airways >>Air Jordan >Air Jordan of the Holy Land

Arab Airways Association   

Inactive 1952* - 1952*

^ 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

^ Genealogy : Arab Airways Association >Arab Airways >>Air Jordan >Air Jordan of the Holy Land

Arab Wings   

Active 1975 - date

^ Comments : Arab Wings was established in 1975 as the first private jet charter operator in the Middle East

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Barq Aviation   

Active 2008* - date

^ Comments : Barq Aviation was incorporated in 2007 as Bourtuqalieh Air. Rebranded in 2008

^ Genealogy : Bourtuqalieh Air >Barq Aviation

Bourtuqalieh Air   

Renamed 2007 - 2008

^ Comments : Barq Aviation was incorporated in 2007 as Bourtuqalieh Air. Rebranded in 2008

^ Genealogy : Bourtuqalieh Air >Barq Aviation

Business Jet Services   

Renamed 1994* - 1994

^ Comments : Business Jet Services merged in in 1994

^ Genealogy : Business Jet Services >>Royal Wings

Eagles Aviation   

Unsure 2002* - 2004*

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Fly Jordan   

Active 2016* - date

^ Comments : FlyJordan was rebranded from Solitaire Air (2010-2015)

^ Genealogy : Solitaire Air >Fly Jordan

Golden Jordan   

Not started (1997)

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High Altitude Airlines   

Inactive 2001* - 2004

^ Comments : High Altitude Airlines was formed in 2001

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HMS Airways   

Unsure 1996* - 2005*

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JIAC (Jordan International Air Cargo)   

Active 2005 - date

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Jordan Airways (Jordanian Airways)   

Inactive 1960 - 1963

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Jordan Aviation (JATE)   

Active 2000 - date

^ 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

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Jordan Gate Airlines  added

Active 2001* - date

^ Comments : Jordan Gate Airlines was founded in 2001 & offers charters out of Amman Queen Alia International (AMM)

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Jordanian World Airways   

Inactive 1975 - 1976

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Meelad Air  updated

Inactive 2006 - 2008

^ 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)

^ Genealogy : Meelad Air (Jordan) >Meelad Air (Greece)

Petra Airlines   

Renamed 2011 - 2015

^ Comments : Petra Airlines was awarded its AOC on 25Nov2010. Air Arabia Jordan was restarted on 18May2015 after rename from Petra Airlines

^ Genealogy : Petra Airlines >Air Arabia Jordan

Privilege Jet Airlines   

Unsure 2007* - 2008*

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RayaJet   

Active 2005* - date

^ Comments : RayaJet was founded in 2005

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Royal Falcon Airlines   

Active 2007 - date

^ Comments : Royal Falcon Airlines was founded in 2006

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Royal Jordanian   

Active 1986 - date

^ 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

^ Genealogy : Alia >Royal Jordanian Airlines

Royal Jordanian Xpress   

Unsure 2005 - 2009*

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Royal Wings   

Active 1996 - date

^ 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

^ Genealogy : Business Jet Services >>Royal Wings

Sky Gate International (SkyGate International)   

Inactive 2004 - 2008

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Skyjet (Jordan)  added

Active 2016* - date

^ Comments : Skyjet (Jordan) offers passenger charter services out of out of Amman Queen Alia International (AMM)

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Solitaire Air   

Renamed 2010* - 2014*

^ Comments : FlyJordan was rebranded from Solitaire Air (2010-2015)

^ Genealogy : Solitaire Air >Fly Jordan

Star Air  updated

Renamed 2003 - 2005

^ Comments : Star Air offered worldwide scheduled and charter flights based at Amman Queen Alia International. It was rebranded as Starjet

^ Genealogy : Star Air >Starjet

Starjet  added

Inactive 2005 - 2012*

^ Comments : Star Air offered worldwide scheduled and charter flights based at Amman Queen Alia International from 2003 - 2005. It was rebranded as Starjet

^ Genealogy : Star Air >Starjet

Tabarak Aviation   

Active 2011 - date

^ Comments : Tabarak Aviation was created in Nov2010, started operations with a wet-leased B.737-800 on 21Mar2011

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Teebah Airlines   

Inactive 2003 - 2008

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Transjordan Airways   

Unsure **** - ****

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Transworld Aviation   

Inactive 2005^ - 2011

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