Optional Fees

There are certain taxes, fees and charges that are applied to your booking by Royal Jordanian Airlines, airport operators, governments or other authorities. Here you will find an explanation of those taxes, fees and charges.

Government, authority and airport charges

These are included in the price of your ticket and are levied by airport operators, governments, or other authorities.

Some airports may levy local taxes, fees or charges against passengers upon arrival or departure. These are not included in the price of your ticket and should be paid locally.

Government and/or airport taxes are refundable, however some countries will apply a Value Added Tax, Sales Tax or equivalent, which will only be refunded on fully flexible tickets.

Fuel surcharge

Royal Jordanian Airlines applies a fuel surcharge on all flights to reflect the fluctuating price of worldwide oil.

The surcharge is based on flight duration and applies to all passengers, including children and infants travelling on Royal Jordanian Airlines operated international and domestic services.

*In line with the fare rules, a refund of the fuel surcharge can be made on fully flexible tickets only with unused flights in your itinerary.

Online booking fee

Royal Jordanian Airlines applies an online booking fee, from certain countries, for flight bookings made on rj.com.

The online booking fee is non-refundable.

rj.com booking fee rates

  For tickets originating in  rj.com booking fee per person per ticket (or equivalent)   
JOD 10.000 (Except AMM-AQJ = Zero) Out of Amman
JOD 10.000 (Except AQJ-AMM = Zero) Out of Amman
EUR 10.00 Except LONDON Europe
USD 15.00 USA & Canada
AED 50.00 UAE

 

Offline booking fee

Royal Jordanian applies an offline booking fee that is vary per destination and Class of booking.

Customers can secure Seats with legroom space on flights operated by Airbus A340 and Airbus A330 in Economy Class cabin. The Seats with legroom space are available to passengers who meet the exit row seat safety requirements.

Seats are subject to availability on first come first served basis.

Charges:
An additional fee that is paid on cash basis will be applied when requesting these seats as follows:

 Flights to/from Amount per sector 
New York  , Chicago , Detroit, Montreal 100 USD $
Bangkok , Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur 75 USD $
London  and other destinations 50 USD $

How to book
Seats with legroom space can be requested at time of check-in at the airport or at a the city terminal.

Safety Requirements for Occupying Seats with Legroom Space
Seats with legroom space are located near the emergency exit doors and are subject to the flight safety guidelines. A passenger may be assigned Seats with legroom space if he or she meets the following safety requirements and will not obstruct emergency exits in a way of impeding the crew in their duties, obstructing access to emergency equipment or hindering aircraft evacuation:

  • Be at least 15 years old of age at the commencement of the journey
  • Be able to locate the emergency exit.
  • Be able to read English well enough to understand these instructions, follow hand signals and oral directions given by cabin crew and assess whether opening the emergency exit will increase the hazards to which passengers may be exposed.
  • Hear and speak well enough to understand English commands and be able to give information in English to cabin crew and other passengers during an emergency.
  • Possesses the strength, dexterity or mobility to quickly open the exit, go through it, clear obstructions; stow or secure the emergency exit door so that it will not impede the use of the exit.
  • Be able to assess, select and follow a safe path away from the emergency exit and be willing to help other passengers
  • Be able to keep passengers away from the aircraft.
  • Be able to assess the condition of an escape slide, activate the slide and stabilize the slide after deployment to assist others in getting off the slide.
  • Have no responsibilities such as caring for small children that might prevent you from performing one or more of the applicable functions.
  • Be able to perform these functions without causing yourself harm due to an existing condition.
  • Baggage Allowance (Piece Concept) To/From USA & Canada
    • Business Class
      • 2 pieces, each piece not to exceed 32kg or 70 LB and sum of 3 dimensions not to exceed 158 cm or 62 inches.
      • Children are entitled to the same allowance as adults for the applicable class.
      • Infants not entitled to a seat, are allowed for:
        • One piece, with max weight 23 Kg or 50 LB
        • One carry-on fully collapsible stroller.
    • Economy Class
    • 2 pieces, each piece not to exceed 23kgs or 50 LB and sum of 3 dimensions not to exceed 158 cm or 62 inches.
    • Children are entitled to the same allowance as adults for the Applicable class.
    • Infants not entitled to a seat, are allowed for:
      • One piece, with max weight 23 Kg or 50 LB
      • One carry-on fully collapsible stroller.
  • Business Class:
    • 1st extra piece of luggage: 175 USD not to exceed 32 kg or 70 LB and sum of 3 dimensions not to exceed 158 cm or 62 inches.
    • 2nd and 3rd extra pieces of luggage: 250 USD each not to exceed 32 kg or 70 LB and sum of 3 dimensions not to exceed 158 cm or 62 inches.
    • 4th piece or more extra pieces of luggage: 400 USD each not to exceed 32 kg or 70 LB and sum of 3 dimensions not to exceed 158 cm or 62 inches.
  • Economy Class:
    • If Any of two pieces weigh more than 23 KG or 50 LB up to 32 KG or 70 LB: 100 USD per piece excess weight charge.
    • 1st extra piece of luggage: 175 USD not to exceed 23 KG or 50 LB and sum of 3 dimensions not to exceed 158 cm or 62 inches.
    • 2nd and 3rd extra pieces of luggage: 250 USD each not to exceed 23 KG or 50 LB and sum of 3 dimensions not to exceed 158 cm or 62 inches.
    • 4th piece or more extra pieces of luggage: 400 USD each not to exceed 23 KG or 50 LB and sum of 3 dimensions not to exceed 158 cm or 62 inches.
    • For any piece of luggage that the sum of 3 dimension exceeds 158 cm or 62 inches but does not exceed 203 cm or 80 inches : Charge of twice excess luggage is applicable .
    • Carry-on luggage requiring extra seat, not over 75 KG (165 LB) shall not be included in free baggage allowance: Charge will be 75% of the applicable one-way adult fare for the class of service used.

Piece Concept: TO/FROM - USA/CANADA and AMM

When using the piece concept, the charges for the carriage of accompanied pets shall be Twice the normal excess baggage charge for the FIRST kennel weighing up to 70lb (32kg) and the kennel total linier dimensions (L+W+H) do not exceed 80 inches (203cm).

Oversized/Overweight Conditional Cases:
  1. If the total weight (kennel+pet) surpasses 70lb(32 kg) up to 100lb(45Kg), three times the normal excess baggage charge provided that the kennel total linier dimension (L+W+H) remains below 80inches(203cm).
  2. If the kennel total linier dimension (L+W+H) is more than 80inches(203cm) up to 100inches(250cm), three times the normal excess baggage charge provided that the weight remains below 70lb(32 kegs)
  3. Four times the normal excess baggage charge if there is combination of weight and dimensions as in points 1 & 2 above.
  4. For kennels over 100lb(45Kgs) and/or 100inches(250cm), one excess baggage charge over the charges in points 1, 2, or 3 above for each additional 22lb(10kg) and/or for each additional 20inches(50cm).
  5. More than one kennel per passenger shall be charged twice the “applicable” rate of excess baggage for the 2nd/3rd, 4thetc. piece as specified on the excess baggage rules/rates (refer to 2.3.1.4).

     

  6. For destinations beyond AMM (to/from USA/Canada), one normal excess baggage charge will be added to ALL above calculations.
  • Upon issuance of the UM ticket a service charge will be applicable for UM travel as follows (each way):
    • Travel from/to RJ online stations USD60 (sixty) or equivalent Service Charge will apply.
    • Travel from/to USA and Canada: USD60 (sixty) or equivalent Service Charge will apply.
  • Travel to points beyond RJ gateways in USA and Canada (applicable only to UM aged between 12-15 years):
    • USD100 (hundred) or equivalent Service Charge will apply