Royal Jordanian is returning its two Q400s to Bombardier and converting orders for two E-195s into the smaller 175, CEO Samer Majali confirmed to ATWOnline at the Arab Air Carriers Organization AGM in Damascus. RJ placed an order for seven E-195s in March 2006, with five being delivered so far. "We were satisfied with the operational performance of the [Q400] but passenger acceptance for a turboprop remains difficult in the Middle East, so we did not renew the two-year lease agreement we had ...

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