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, 2016FlyJordan was rebranded from Solitaire Air (2010-2015) [status change]
December 13, 2015Barq Aviation was incorporated in 2007 as Bourtuqalieh Air. Rebranded in 2008 & is still operating [update]
May 19, 2015Petra Airlines restarted operations on 18May2015 as Air Arabia Jordan update

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

Air Arabia Jordan   

2015 - dateActive

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

^ Genealogy : Petra Airlines >Air Arabia Jordan

Air Jordan   

1950* - 1958Inactive

^ 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   

1960* - 1960Inactive

^ 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   

2002 - 2008Inactive

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Air Universal   

2002 - 2007Inactive

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Alia   

1963 - 1986Renamed

^ 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   

2003 - 2007Inactive

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Arab Air Cargo   

1983* - 1983*Inactive

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Arab Airlines   

Pre 1960Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Air Jordan of the Holy Land

Arab Airways (Jerusalem)   

1953* - 1958Renamed

^ 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   

1952* - 1952*Inactive

^ 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   

1975 - dateActive

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

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Barq Aviation   

2008* - dateActive

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

^ Genealogy : Bourtuqalieh Air >Barq Aviation

Bourtuqalieh Air   

2007 - 2008Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Bourtuqalieh Air >Barq Aviation

Business Jet Services   

1994* - 1994Renamed

^ Comments : Business Jet Services merged in in 1994

^ Genealogy : Business Jet Services >>Royal Wings

Eagles Aviation   

2002* - 2004*Status?

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Fly Jordan   

2016* - dateActive

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

^ Genealogy : Solitaire Air >Fly Jordan

Golden Jordan   

(1997)Began?

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High Altitude Airlines   

2001* - 2004Inactive

^ Comments : High Altitude Airlines was formed in 2001

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HMS Airways   

1996* - 2005*Status?

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JIAC (Jordan International Air Cargo)   

2005 - dateActive

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Jordan Airways (Jordanian Airways)   

1960 - 1963Inactive

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Jordan Aviation (JATE)   

2000 - dateActive

^ 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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Jordanian World Airways   

1975 - 1976Inactive

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Meelad Air   

2006 - 2008Inactive

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Petra Airlines   

2011 - 2015Renamed

^ 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   

2007* - 2008*Status?

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RayaJet   

2005* - dateActive

^ Comments : RayaJet was founded in 2005

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Royal Falcon Airlines   

2007 - dateActive

^ Comments : Royal Falcon Airlines was founded in 2006

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Royal Jordanian Airlines   

1986 - dateActive

^ 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 that is the flag carrier for Jordan

^ Genealogy : Alia >Royal Jordanian Airlines

Royal Jordanian Xpress   

2005 - 2009*Status?

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Royal Wings   

1996 - dateActive

^ 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)   

2004 - 2008Inactive

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Solitaire Air   

2010* - 2014*Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Solitaire Air >Fly Jordan

Star Air   

2003 - 2012*Inactive

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Tabarak Aviation   

2011 - dateActive

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

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Teebah Airlines   

2003 - 2008Inactive

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Transjordan Airways   

**** - ****Status?

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Transworld Aviation   

2005^ - 2011Inactive

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