Royal Club - Royal Jordanian

Royal Club
If you are seeking an easy and convenient means of earning Frequent Flyer Miles that also compliments your particular lifestyle, then welcome to the Royal Club - Royal Jordanian program concept!

Your miles are earned not only by way of flights with Royal Jordanian (RJ) but also with any of its oneworld airlines partners. In addition, you have further opportunities with products offered by non-airline partners.
  • Pros
  • Miles using for excess baggage
  • Good number of partner airlines
  • Cons
  • Partners impose fuel surcharge
  • Call centers have limited hours ❶
  • Partners cannot be booked online
  • Fees & Charges
  • Change fee
  • Expiration: Miles expire 12 months since last activity.
  • For some programs, an activity is any accrual of miles, crediting a flight, transfering or purchasing miles. For others, spending activities such as redeeming or donating points counts as an activity.
  • ❶ Call center works by Amman time

Transfer Partners

Carlson points
10 : 1
30 days
The ratio is the number of flexible reward points it would take to transfer to Royal Club.
Transfer time is what is reported by the transfer programs, supplemented by our own research. However, actual time to transfer is often highly variable.

Airlines and Fuel Surcharge

This table will show you the partner airlines can be booked online and those which impose fuel surcharge.

Royal Jordanian Royal Jordanian
American Airlines American Airlines
British Airways British Airways
Cathay Pacific Cathay Pacific
Finnair Finnair
Iberia Iberia
Japan Airlines Japan Airlines
LAN Argentina LAN Argentina
LATAM Brasil LATAM Brasil
Malaysia Airlines Malaysia Airlines
Qantas Qantas
Qatar Airways Qatar Airways
S7 Airlines S7 Airlines
SriLankan Airlines SriLankan Airlines

Program Review

Royal Jordanian is the national carrier of the Kingdom of Jordan and joined the oneworld® alliance in 2007. It serves some 60 destinations in 40 countries throughout the Middle East and to Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America.

As a member of Royal Jordanian's Royal Club Frequent Flyer Programme, you earn miles towards your tier status every time you travel on eligible oneworld flights. And when you are ready to redeem your miles, some 1,000 destinations await you across the oneworld alliance.

Travel Classes

Royal Jordanian offers Crown Class (Business) and Economy Class on all its flights.

Tiers of Joy

When you are considering your Tier Miles this relates to those earned by means of your flight engagements with Royal Jordanian and its airline partners. Within your Royal Club - Royal Jordanian progression, they contribute towards your upgrading to a higher status membership tier and naturally, greater benefits!

Earned Segments

Similar to your Tier Miles, segments also contribute to your progress towards achieving a higher membership status tier. This earning power is calculated on the basis of one flight-segment from flight point-to-point but with the exception of flights between Amman and Aqaba, and Tel Aviv, which are classified as half-sectors.

This is a program designed to help you achieve greater Tier status by offering;

  • Greater rewards for pursuing your normal lifestyle.
  • Utilizing our local, regional and international partners as an effective network.
  • Enables a variety of categories, which provide extended opportunities.
  • You can earn award miles faster and easier.

Furthermore, by using any of the Royal Club - Royal Jordanian co-branded credit cards for your shopping excursions, online or direct at any partner’s outlets and shops, can double your earning power!

Earn Your Miles

Your Award Miles are earned with calculations founded on;

  • The distance you travel
  • Fare type
  • Travel cabin
  • Membership Tier

Your earnings can be increased and influenced by your flight class selection and the purchased ticket fare.

Your Royal Club Tiers of Membership Achievement

Welcome Bronze SUNBIRD

As soon as you become a member of the Royal Club - Royal Jordanian Club, you commence earning Miles and Segments from and with your first flight experience under the Bronze Sunbird status. You will have the advantage of gaining 1000-bonus award miles following completion of your first flight with the Royal Jordanian or any one of the OneWorld Alliance partner airlines or with non-airline partners’ products.

You are given the opportunity of qualifying for Silver JAY status by earning 15,000-miles or 14-segments during a period of four months.

Status Silver JAY

This status is also recognized by the OneWorld Alliance tier status, as “RUBY.”

It offers you all the basic benefits, as well as additional ones with greater significance, for example;

  • Priority Business Class check-in.
  • A personal travel arrangements co-coordinator.
  • Access to Royal Jordanian Crown lounges.
  • Prioritized reservation placing on the waitlist for RJ flights.
  • Increased luggage allowance for flights with RJ.
  • Access granted to prioritized or pre-reserved seating.
  • Preferential standby on a waitlist.

You can maintain your Silver JAY status by earning 12,000-Tier-miles or 12-segments during a period of 12-months. Qualification for your Gold SPARROW status is achieved with 20,000-Tier-miles or 30-segments during a 12-months period.

The Gold SPARROW Tier of Value

Comparatively, with the OneWorld Alliance, this is recognized as the Sapphire tier and is a status awarded as a sign of appreciation for your loyalty to the Royal Club - Royal Jordanian program. It is structured to provide you with even greater value and recognition and to increase your earning potential with additional privileges and rewards.

As a “Gold SPARROW” member, you are entitled to various prestigious benefits from RJ and the OneWorld alliance according to your tier status. This will include:


  • You retain all the benefits associated with your previous status level, as well as one non-member Gift Award ticket.
  • You can maintain this status level by the earning of 30,000 Tier Miles or 26 segments- during a period of twelve-months!
  • Qualification for the next level to Platinum HAWK is achieved by your earning 65,000 Tier miles or 46-segments during a 12-month period!

The Platinum HAWK Exclusive Tier

The most prestigious Tier level, Platinum HAWK is a display of the highest recognition of your loyalty to Royal Club - Royal Jordanian program. It offers you exclusive rewards and privileges and at the same time increases your earning potential to an extraordinary level. With this status Tier - you are entitled to a variety of benefits from RJ and the OneWorld alliance, by which you are recognized by your EMERALD Tier status.

In addition to all your previous level benefits, you will also receive:

  • Two complimentary upgrades to Crown Class each year for RJ flights.
  • A Gold nomination for your Spouse or Partner.
  • Economy seating guaranteed on fully booked flights.

Redeem Your Royal Club - Royal Jordanian Miles

Unique and innovative can be used to help describe the differences made to your flight experiences by the offers made to you regarding redeeming your accumulated miles. Enhancing your flight traveling is a foremost consideration of your Royal Club - Royal Jordanian Club membership. It has been designed in collaboration with our OneWorld Alliance and non-airline partners.

Utilize Your Miles for Ticket Purchases

With sufficient Miles collected you can redeem miles for a free flight with tickets directly from RJ, OneWorld Airline partner or an award booking service. Advance booking is advised because of the restricted variety of seating available classified as “Awards seats.”

With the ability to purchase miles, no reward is out of your reach. If you have not accumulated enough miles in your Royal Club account to qualify for your chosen reward, you are able to purchase the miles needed online or via any of the worldwide available Royal Jordanian's sales offices.

Claim Missing Miles

In the event of your flight and class booking eligible for Award Miles, you can anticipate the miles being credited to your account within 3-business days. Should you wish to make a claim relating to a missing flight issue, then simply login to your membership account online, and select the “Claim Missing Miles” option!

The Crown Class Upgrade

Superb luxury travel is available to you in the form of flying with Crown Class, and, which enhances your flying experience to an unprecedented degree. Your Royal Club - Royal Jordanian Club membership enables you to share this flight sensation by giving you the opportunity to redeem your accumulated miles for a free upgrade from Economy to Crown Class! The Crown Class seating is limited; therefore, submit a request significantly in advance of the required travel date.

The world is your travel oyster. Open it with Royal Club - Royal Jordanian Club membership!