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London EasyJet flight lands in Aqaba

11 Nov 2018

Source: Jordan Times

A low-cost flight from London to Jordan on Saturday landed at the King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba, marking the beginning of a number of direct flights to Aqaba from London.

The flight, operated by EasyJet, had 185 tourists aboard, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Director General of the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, said that the plane’s arrival comes in cooperation with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, as these airlines are expected to contribute to increasing tourism to Aqaba and the triumvirate of Aqaba, Petra and Wadi Rum as well as the rest of the tourist sites across the Kingdom.

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