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The US Electronics Ban Is Lifted For Royal Jordanian

The US electronics ban has now been lifted for over half of the airlines that were impacted by it. Over the past week we've seen four airlines have the electronics ban lifted for flights from their respective hubs to the US: -- The electronics ban was…

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Filed Under: Royal Jordanian, Travel Technology
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Royal Jordanian Addresses A Different “Fear Of Flying”

Over the past year I don't think there's an airline that has taken a more political stance than Royal Jordanian. So far their approach has been mostly humorous. For example, leading up to the US election last year, Royal Jordanian put out an ad encouraging…

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WTF: Royal Jordanian Bans Electronic Devices From Flights

Okay, I can't actually make any sense of this. However, Royal Jordanian has just announced that they're banning electronic devices in their aircraft cabins as of tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. You can continue to take "cellular phones and medical…

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Royal Jordanian References U.S. “Muslim Ban” In Latest Ad

From Aeromexico to Air Canada, we've seen quite a few airlines get political lately in light of the U.S. election. Last November, Royal Jordanian tried to capitalize on the U.S. election with an ad saying "Just in case he wins… Travel to the US while…

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Review: Royal Jordanian Lounge Amman Airport

I took a taxi from the Grand Hyatt to the airport at around 9:30PM, plenty early for my 1:30AM flight to Kuala Lumpur. About a mile before we got to the actual terminal, there was a security check. They searched some cars, while others they let through…

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Introduction: Flying With Royalty (Or Not)

In 2016 my goal was to review as many new airlines as possible, and that's something I want to continue into 2017. So I figured I might as well get my year off to a good start, and plan a heck of a trip for the first week of the year. The primary motivation…

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Royal Jordanian Embraer 175 Crown Class In 10 Pictures

Hello from Amman! After an Air Canada Rouge flight from Tampa to Toronto, EgyptAir business class flight from Toronto to Cairo, and amusing transfer at Cairo Airport, I flew from Cairo to Amman on Royal Jordanian. The flight was operated by an Embraer…

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Royal Jordanian Gets Political With Latest Fare Sale

Happy election day to those in the US! Aeromexico has been having some fun with this election, and in particular with Donald Trump. In May they published an ad about borders, and in particular about the impact of building a wall. Then just last month…

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Royal Jordanian Hiring Female Flight Attendants

I always find job postings for non-US flight attendant positions to be interesting. While we're used to hearing about how "equal opportunity" jobs in the US are, in many other countries that's not a thing. Take Royal Jordanian, for example. They Tweeted…

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Royal Jordanian 787 Flights To The US

Back in the day, redeeming American AAdvantage miles to the Middle East was really tough. The only airline partner that American had in the Middle East was Royal Jordanian, which in terms of quality certainly isn't in the same league as the "big three"…

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Royal Jordanian To Launch Los Angeles And Miami Service?

Via ch-aviation, it appears as if Royal Jordanian is eying new service to the US, specifically to Los Angeles and Miami. These would both be ultra-longhaul routes at 7,600+ and 6,600+ miles respectively, so to make it a bit more economical they’re…

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A Royal (dis)HHonor: Introduction

Introduction Aloft San Francisco Airport Cathay Pacific Lounge San Francisco Cathay Pacific First Class San Francisco to Hong Kong Cathay Pacific First Class Hong Kong to Singapore St. Regis Singapore Singapore Airlines Silver Kris Lounge Singapore SilkAir…

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Reflecting on my Royal Jordanian flight a few days later…

On Saturday I wrote a post entitled “My Royal Jordanian flight from hell,” about my first flight where I actually thought I was good as dead. Some criticized me for writing the post literally an hour after getting off the flight. While that’s…

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