Royal Jordanian Airlines has reported positive operational results for January – April, during which a five percent growth in passenger traffic was observed, along with a 10 percent climb in seat factor over the corresponding period in 2016.

As revealed by Suleiman Obeidat, CEO, Royal Jordanian Airlines, the carrier transported 1.13 million travellers during the reviewed period, 45,000 more than the first four months of 2016. Attributing the growth to relentless efforts of the airline’s teams, he further clarified that the increase in passenger numbers reflected positively on the seat factor soaring from 64 percent in 2016 to 70 percent. The airline also saw a surge in load factor, up 11 percent compared with the same period in 2016.