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  • Going the distance: Samer Majali steers Royal Jordanian into privatisation


    At the same time as he was engineering a financial turnaround at Royal Jordanian, Samer Majali was guiding the carrier to become the first Arab flag carrier...


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  • Arab carriers need more open regulatory environment


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  • INTERVIEW: Royal Jordanian CEO Samer Majali

    News | 23 Jan 2008 15:11 | Brendan Sobie

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>At the same time as he was engineering a financial turnaround at Royal Jordanian, <span class=spelle>Samer</span> <span class=spelle>Majali</span> was guiding the carrier to become the first Arab flag carrier to privatise and join an alliance, writes <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>ATI </i>sister publication <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Airline Business</i>.<o:p></o:p></p> <u1:p></u1:p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>It is two days after New Years Day and the always smiling and gracious <span class=spelle>Samer</span> <span class=spelle>Majali</span> seems even more content than usual as he shows his visitors the panoramic view of the <st1:City u2:st="on"><st1:place u2:st="on">Amman</st1:place></st1:City> skyline from his penthouse office. <shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERVIEW-Royal-Jordanian-CEO-Samer-Majali-309349/
  • Going the distance: Samer Majali steers Royal Jordanian into privatisation

    News | 22 Jan 2008 10:01 | Brendan Sobie

    At the same time as he was engineering a financial turnaround at Royal Jordanian, Samer Majali was guiding the carrier to become the first Arab flag carrier...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Going-the-distance-Samer-Majali-steers-Royal-Jordanian-into-privatisation-220922/
  • Arab carriers need more open regulatory environment

    News | 17 Dec 2007 11:05

    To continue their rapid growth Arab carriers need a more open regulatory environment with more commonality across the region, says Arab Air Carriers Organisation...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Arab-carriers-need-more-open-regulatory-environment-220291/
  • Palestinian Airlines plans step-up to jets

    News | 30 Nov 2005 08:17 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Palestinian Airlines intends to acquire a fleet of two or three <span class=SpellE>narrowbody</span> jets to develop its small operation, although the carrier remains pessimistic over an early return to the shattered <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Gaza</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The airline has been preparing for the opening of the crucial <span class=SpellE>Rafah</span> border crossing point between <st1:City w:st="on">Gaza</st1:City> and <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Egypt</st1:place></st1:country-region>. This crossing point was opened on 25 November, under Palestinian control, providing a vital gateway to the <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Gaza</st1:place></st1:City> population.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Palestinian-Airlines-plans-step-up-to-jets-288980/
  • Palestinian adds Dash 8s as it prepares to expand

    News | 04 Aug 2003 23:00

    <p>GERALD BUTT / NICOSIA</p> <p>Long-term plans on hold until Dahania airport base reopens following Israeli damage</p> <p>With the Middle East peace process apparently making headway, Palestinian Airlines is gearing up for expansion with the introduction of two new Bombardier Dash 8s. However, the possibility of an early move back to its base at Dahania international airport in the Gaza Strip is unlikely, as it will need at least six months of work to be made serviceable, once Israel gives permission for repairs to start.</p> <p>Palestinian Airlines was forced to move out of Dahania in December 2001 when the Israeli army ploughed up its 1,400m (4,590ft) runway. Since then, the airline has been operating limited services from El-Arish, which is just across the border in Egypt, and Amman in Jordan. The Palestinian Authority filed its request to Israel to start restoration work last month, and is awaiting a response. </p> <p>The airline, which at its peak had a Boeing 727-200 and twohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Palestinian-adds-Dash-8s-as-it-prepares-to-expand-169703/
  • Gaza airport may reopen

    News | 07 Jul 2003 23:00

    <p>The Palestinian Authority has asked Israel to allow it to re-open the international airport in the Gaza Strip and revive operations of Palestinian Airlines, grounded since late 2001, as part of last month's ceasefire agreement.</p> <p>The carrier suspended operations when the Israeli army ploughed up the 1,400m (4,590ft) long runway at Gaza's Dahania International Airport in December 2001. </p> <p>Dahania-based Palestinian flew to Arab countries including Egypt, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. The airport was also served by Arab airlines, including EgyptAir, with flights controlled by the Israeli air force.</p> <p>Palestinian, which launched in 1997, operated a Boeing 727 and two Fokker 50s and held orders for two Bombardier CRJ200s and two Dash 8 Q300s. The fleet is stored in Jordan.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gaza-airport-may-reopen-168469/