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Jordan launches tourist air bridge with Hungary, Romania

Jordan Daily – In a coordinated effort with major Hungarian and Romanian aviation firms, two tourist aircraft landed at Jordan’s King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba this past Wednesday, backed by the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB).

This arrival of the two chartered planes signals the inauguration of a dedicated tourist air bridge, poised to draw the attention of 6,748 eager tourists to Jordan throughout the winter season, as per a statement released by the JTB on Thursday.

Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat, the Director General of the JTB, stressed the board’s commitment to enhance the Kingdom’s tourism sector through the coordination of charter flights throughout the year.The year 2023 has already witnessed a notable inflow of tourism, with Jordan warmly welcoming 149 charter planes, ferrying a total of 19,300 foreign tourists to its enchanting landscapes.

Arabiyat said the board is committed to promoting fair competition in the aviation industry and utilizing it to boost the economy.

This involves attracting significant investments and rejuvenating tourism in the Jordanian market, which are crucial factors for the prosperity of the economy, Arabiyat added.


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