Amman - May 30, 2000
JetAirlines Group® today announced to it's shareholders the long term strategy plan of the airline, named "JetFuture". The airline did this during a special press event that was hosted a the airline's hangar at Amman Queen Alia Airport to celebrate the retirement of the last Boeing 757 from the fleet.
"Our fleet is constantly growing, and we are replacing the older equipment with new aircraft", said Tomnieuw - CEO and President of the JetAirlines Group®. "The Boeing 757 was our very first aircraft when we started our company, and for many years this aircraft enabled us to operate medium-haul destinations throughout Europe and Asia. As demand has grown, we have come to replace the 757 with new Airbus A310 aircraft. The Airbus fleet gives us even greater reach and flexibility to operate a mix of short, medium and long-haul routes from Amman".
"JetFuture" entails the 3-aircraft type operation of JetAirlines Group®: Airbus A310-300 for long-haul and medium-haul, Boeing 737-300 for short-haul and Fokker 27 for the JetExpress regional operation. By the end of the year 2000, the airline group will operate 140 aircraft of these 3 different types.
The JetAirlines Group® consists of JetEasy and JetExpress, as well as the industry's most rewarding loyalty program JetPoints®. Combined, JetEasy and JetExpress operate 120 jets on over 2,800 weekly flights to over 130 worldwide destinations from their hub at Amman Queen Alia Airport. Passengers can earn and redeem miles on any of the 25 World Stars Alliance partner airlines. For schedules and fares, call your travel agent or visit www.jetairlines.com