Royal Jordanian carried 295,000 passengers in August, up 16% on the year-ago period. Load factor gained 1 point to 82%. It said fuel expense more than doubled to JOD33.5 million ($47 million), or 49% of total costs. Separately, RJ signed a parts pool program service contract extension with Embraer to include two E-175s. Five E-195s already were covered. It also recently opened its new Crown Class lounge at Amman's Queen Alia International. The 18,000-sq.-m. facility can accommodate up to 340 ...

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