Jordanian Government Aviation Unit

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Not known
English Title:
Jordanian Government Aviation Unit
Abbreviation:
JGAU
First Established:
1978
ICAO Code:
?
Country:
Jordan
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

The Jordanian Government has had its own aircraft, separate from the Royal Flight, since at least 1978.

Key Dates

1978?    Jordanian Government Aviation Unit first established.

Current Status

Jordanian Government aircraft are flown under contract to the government by commercial airlines and business jet operators. Operators used include Arab Wings.

Future Plans

No information.

Markings

National Insignia

Jordanian Government aircraft fly in mainly white colour scheme, with a fuselage cheatline in the national colours. A golden crown appears on the fin. The country title THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN is displayed on the fuselage in English on the starboard side and in Arabic script on the port side.

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Most government aircraft carry civilian registrations in the JY-Axx series, although some have out-of-sequence registrations such as JY-ONE, JY-TWO etc.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Active Still on Order Role
Airbus A318-112 1 1 0 VIP Transport
Canadair Challenger 604 2 2 0 VIP Transport
Gulfstream 450 1 1 0 VIP Transport

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Airbus A310? 1 1987 ? France
Airbus A318-112 1 2009 current France
Boeing 707 1 1980 1990 USA
Boeing 737-7BC 2 2004 2007 USA
Canadair Challenger 604 2 19?? current Canada
Gulfstream IV 3 19?? 1999 USA
Gulfstream V 1 19?? 1999 USA
Gulfstream 450 1 2007 current USA
Rockwell Sabreliner 75A 2 1978? 1982+ Arab Wings

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports known.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Amman.

Organisational Structure

All aircraft were based at Amman-Marka International Airport.

Current Order of Battle

Not applicable.

Historical Orders of Battle

Not applicable.

All-Time Flying Units List

Not applicable.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

All aircraft are now based at Amman-Marka International Airport.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

To be added.

More Information

Books

To be added

Magazines

To be added

Websites

airliners.net

airliners.net

planepictures.net

planespotters.net

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