Royal Jordanian Airlines is the flag carrier of Jordan with head office situated in Amman, Jordan. It offers scheduled international air services for four continents from the main hub Queen Alia International Airport. It is a member of Arab Air Carriers Organization and Oneworld; a global airline alliance. It has won the “Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation” award for "Airline Turnaround of the Year 2006" on 9 November 2006. 500 flights are operated by it on weekly basis and at least 110 flights on daily basis. About 60 destinations in 40 countries are covered by it in all over Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. This airline was established in 1963 but started to operate from 15 December 1963 after a royal decree by the late King Hussein. It was named after King Hussein's eldest child, Princess Alia bint Al Hussein of Jordan.
The capital city of Jordan, Amman is known for a unique blend of modern and traditional. The downtown area of this city presents some of the finest heritage sites and places of tourist attractions. Most of downtown is surrounded by modern urban development, including upscale residential neighbourhoods, stylish cafes, bars and restaurants. During Amman trip, travellers can explore the traditional souks, museums and monuments in Jabal Amman, visit the Temple of Hercules in the Citadel Hill, discover the grandeur of the Roman Theatre or behold the sight of Abu Darweesh Mosque, an unusually designed structure. Food aficionados would love visiting this city as it offers an eclectic mix of dining options, ranging from falafel joints to chic restaurants, French bistros and fast-food joints. The western part of the city is known for its liberal attitude and visitors on an Amman tour would come across plenty of nightclubs, discotheques and shisha lounges here. A number of upscale malls dot this developing Arabic metropolis, making it a travel hotspot for many. Presenting a unique cultural diversity, rich heritage and fast development pace, this city invites travellers to explore the finest of the Arab world. MakeMyTrip provides an array of personalised Amman tour packages to suit varied needs of travellers.