The aircraft will play a central role in the Amman-based airline’s strategic plan for fleet modernization, according to Boeing. Royal Jordanian Airlines has acquired the 787-8 through leasing company AerCap.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted antitrust immunity to American Airlines and four international partners in the oneworld Alliance to form an integrated transatlantic joint business. The five carriers can now go ahead and put the arrangement into effect.

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At the Farnborough International Airshow, Boeing has revealed that Jordan’s nation flag carrier Royal Jordanian has ordered three additional Boeing 787-8s.

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The oneworld alliance is campaigning to gain a bigger market share in Italy with a new advertising campaign that oneworld says marks a world first, and by inviting other alliances’ frequent flyers in Italy to join any oneworld airline’s loyalty scheme and have their existing tier-status matched.

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