TAV Airports have announced that Ankara Esenboğa Airport, which it operates, has begun hosting Royal Jordanian Airlines’ flights from Amman.
Passengers using the service will arrive at Esenboğa Airport on an Airbus 321 type aircraft. Passengers landing and also leaving for Amman celebrated the launching of new flights in a ceremony. Cabin crew with the inaugural flight from Amman were welcomed and presented flowers by the officials of TAV Esenboğa and Royal Jordanian Airlines.
The ceremony was attended by civil administration manager and deputy governor, Esenboğa Airport, Hayrettin Balcıoğlu; Ambassador of Jordan in Turkey, Amjad Adaileh; sales and marketing president, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Zakir Majali; general manager, TAV Esenboğa, Nuray Demirer; and the officials of Esenboğa Airport.
Referring to the new service, Balcıoğlu said: “I would like to express my happiness for the launching of the flights of Royal Jordanian Airlines that connects Jordan and Turkey – two friends and sister countries – and constitutes a very important position in Esenboğa Airport’s international destinations. We wish to increase the number of these direct international flights from Esenboğa Airport.”
Demirer added: “We are glad that Esenboğa Airport is now connected to Amman, the capital and most populous city of Jordan, via Royal Jordanian Airlines. Today, we are facilitating flights to 26 destinations in 13 countries from Esenboğa Airport. We believe our growth in passenger and aircraft traffic will continue with these new destinations included in our flight network.”
Meanwhile, Majali remarked on behalf of the airline: “We are more than happy to launch our first flight from Esenboğa Airport and connect the two capital cities with our direct flights. Thanks to our goal to maintain the passenger comfort and satisfaction at the highest level, I wish the best for these new flights hosted by TAV Esenboğa.”
The carrier will be launching direct reciprocal flights from Esenboğa Airport to Amman every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays throughout the season.