Easyjet to launch first Jordan service

16 Dec 2010 by AndrewGough

Budget airline Easyjet announced its first route to Jordan yesterday, on the day the country signed its Open Skies agreement with the EU.

Easyjet’s thrice-weekly service to Jordan’s capital, beginning on March 27, is a sure sign of what Jordanian Minister for Transport Alaa Batayneh described as “significant progress” in the liberalisation of the country’s transport policy.

“We are very pleased to welcome easyJet to Jordan, as the European low fares sector is of key strategic importance to the continued development and diversification of Jordan’s air transport industry,” Batayneh added.

The Amman service will also be a first for Gatwick which has never before offered a service to Jordan’s largest city. Five other new Easyjet routes out of Gatwick are due to begin by June next year. These are Verona and Bologna, Seville, Aberdeen and Izmir in Turkey. An announcement of exact dates is expected shortly.

Tickets for the Gatwick-Amman flight go on sale today (December 16). A return trip will start from £106.

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Report by Andrew Gough

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