The 787 delay is having a "quite dramatic" effect on Royal Jordanian's long-haul growth strategy, Chairman and CEO Samer Majali told ATWOnline at this week's IATA AGM in Istanbul. "The [787] delay hits our strategy," he said, noting that the carrier's regional and mid-haul fleet renewal will be finalized by next year. RJ plans to add 11 Dreamliners, four of which are direct purchases with the remainder on lease. It originally intended to operate 12 787s but was able to secure only seven on ...

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