Jordanian Royal Flight

Operator Profile

Key Facts

Current Title:
Not known
English Title:
Jordanian Royal Flight
First Established:
ICAO Code:


Narrative Summary

The King of Jordan has used transport aircraft operated by the RJAF since at least 1958. By the 1970s however, the Royal Family had started using civilian aircraft.

Key Dates

19??    Jordanian Royal Flight first established.

Current Status

Jordanian Royal Flight aircraft are flown under contract to the royal family. The main operator is Royal Jordanian Airlines.

Future Plans

No information.


National Insignia

Jordanian Royal Flight aircraft fly in the colours of Royal Jordanian Airlines. 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

Royal Flight fixed-wing aircraft normally carry civilian registrations in the JY-Hxx series. The helicopters appear to carry two-digit serial numbers, e.g 02 for an S-70A-11.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used


Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Active Still on Order Role
Airbus A340-211 1 1 0 VIP Transport
Airbus A340-642 1 1 0 VIP Transport
Sikorsky S-70A-11 Black Hawk 3 3 0 VIP Transport
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk 2 2 0 VIP Transport

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Airbus A340-211 1 2001 current Brunei
Airbus A340-642 1 2008 current France
Boeing 727-30 1 1975 1981 USA
Boeing 727-205 1 1980 1985 USA
Dassault Falcon 20 1 1972 1981 France
Dassault Falcon 50 2 1981 1997 France
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 8 1 1952 1988 UK
Gulfstream III 2 1986 1995 USA
Lockheed L.1011 TriStar 500 1 1984 2001 ?
Sikorsky S-70A-11 Black Hawk 3 1987 current USA
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk 2 1995 1996 USA
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk 2 2003 current USA
Sikorsky S-76A 2 19?? 19?? USA
Sud Aviation Alouette III 2? 1965 1988 France

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports known.


Main Headquarters


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


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