During a press conference held at Fairmont Ajman, Stephen Pichler, CEO, Royal Jordanian (RJ) presented the carrier’s ambitious turnaround plan.

Aiming to position RJ as the number one airline in the Levant region, the turnaround plan is based on three key pillars, including sustainable profitability, customer satisfaction and making RJ the employer of choice by attracting and retaining talented workforce.

Pichler also announced the financial results RJ achieved in the third quarter of the year, when it registered net profits of JOD31.8 million (USD44.9 million) against JOD12.9 million (USD18.20) net profit attained in the same period in 2016 and highlighted that the five-year plan will include major initiatives that are expected to enhance unit revenues by seven percent and lower unit costs by six percent.