Air Arabia has made a second attempt to gain a foothold in Jordan by acquiring a 49% stake in Petra Airlines, which will be rebranded as Air Arabia Jordan and managed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) low-cost carrier (LCC). The new airline will adopt Air Arabia’s business model and establish a hub at Amman Queen Alia International Airport, the LCC’s fifth hub in the Middle East and North Africa. Sharjah International Airport-based Air Arabia opened its first international base ...


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