Dubai Airshow 2023: Royal Jordanian Extends Order For 787s
Jordan’s flag carrier, Royal Jordanian, has placed an order for four more Boeing 787-9s at the ongoing Dubai Airshow 2023. This is in addition to a previous order for two 787-9 Dreamliners, taking the backlog up to six. Furthermore, the airline has also inked an agreement with Boeing Global Services. It is for modification services for the already in-service 787s. According to the agreement, Boeing will perform the engineering work and supply kits for modifications that will improve in-flight connectivity for passengers and crew.
As per Boeing, the 787-9 Dreamliner can fly 296 passengers for up to 14,010km (7,565 nautical miles) nonstop. Royal Jordanian was the first airline to order a Boeing 787 Dreamliner in the Middle East. This happened 16 years ago.