Amman, Mar. 8, 2012: The Women Committee of the General
Union of Air Transport and Tourism celebrated women's
day with Royal Jordanian women employees in the presence
of airline's President/CEO Hussein Dabbas.
At the ceremony, Dabbas said that the International
Women's Day is a landmark in the working women's
long march to emancipation. He expressed appreciation for
the women's active role and positive inputs in
developing and serving the community, pointing to the
fundamental role Jordanian women play in various business
The president greeted all female workers in and outside
the kingdom on this occasion, praising their unrelented
efforts since the establishment of the airline, nearly 50
years ago. He pointed out that women had a key role in
all areas of the aviation industry. Men and women,
together, made the company what it is today, a
He said that at RJ, women played dynamic, major roles in
all fields, holding even the toughest and most
challenging positions, such as pilots, aviation
engineers, air hostesses, air cargo, airport services and
ramp employees, and many others. Many other women were
equally efficient and qualified to occupy advanced
positions in the top management and proved their success.
Dabbas said Royal Jordanian is always concerned with the
working women affairs, granting them all the rights
stipulated in the Jordanian labor law, striving to
provide them with an adequate working environment,
generally allowing them to grow in their career path.
Women are also members in unions, and recent years
witnessed the formation of the Women's Committee of
the General Union of Air Transport and Tourism, which
plays a great role in helping women employees communicate
and informs them to their rights and responsibilities.