Amman - November 25, 2000
JetAirlines Group® today officially opened it's brand new terminal facilities at Amman Queen Alia Airport. The Airline Group also announced that it is now officially a 51% stakeholder of the Airport company.
The new terminal is exclusively for JetEasy and JetExpress flights, as well as any of the World Stars Alliance partner airlines. With 3 concourses, 240 check-in desks, 25 luggage carousels, 60 security screening points, 150 gates and 6 JetClub® Lounges, the JetTerminal facilities have been voted the world's best airport terminal by Skyattrax Magazine. "We are proud to welcome our guests in these new facilities", said Tomnieuw - CEO and President of the JetAirlines Group®. "The state-of-the-art technology that has been built in the new JetTerminal, our guests can make it from their car to the gate in under 15 minutes, a true world record. Our operation and the entire World Stars Alliance operation is now centralized under 1 big modern roof - that's what a hub is all about".
With the new 51% ownership of the Amman Airport company, JetAirlines Group® is taking over the local ground handling at Amman Queen Alia Airport, handling every single airline that operates at AMM. The new ground handling division is called "JetHandling®" and all of the ground staff will be transferred to this new entity with immediate effect. In addition, the Amman SkyCatering Company has also been taken over by the airline, and has been renamed "JetCatering®". With the new acquisitions, the workforce of JetAirlines Group® has grown to 11,000 employees.
The JetAirlines Group® consists of JetEasy and JetExpress Airlines, the loyalty program JetPoints®, ground handling company JetHandling®, and the industry's finest catering company JetCatering®. Combined, JetEasy and JetExpress operate 140 jets on over 3,300 weekly flights to more than 140 worldwide destinations from their hub at Amman Queen Alia Airport. Passengers can earn and redeem miles on any of the 24 World Stars Alliance partner airlines. For schedules and fares, call your travel agent or visit www.jetairlines.com