MEBAA Convention News

JP Jets Builds VIP Terminal at Aqaba

 - December 6, 2010, 1:45 AM

Alaeddin Construction Co. is implementing the third phase of construction of a new VIP terminal for Jordanian Private Jets Services (JP Jets) at Aqaba's King Hussein International Airport, the first privately owned terminal for business aviation in the Middle East. The new terminal will include a VIP lounge and eight executive and crew rest rooms, along with an expansive apron. JP Jets will acquire ground handling equipment to service the anticipated business jet traffic. The terminal's completion is expected by the end of this year.

JP Jets (Stand C420) sees the project as an integral part of its plans to expand charter operations in Aqaba, a plan that includes basing a leased jet at the airport. JP Jets is also establishing an aircraft management service for business aircraft based in the area, according to Noor Elayyan, assistant general manager for aircraft sales and chart