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Formed in 2003 and started operations in 2004. International, charter, passenger, jet airplane services.
Passenger Terminal Building, Office #102
Amman, 1118, Jordan
PO Box 144230
Amman 11814, Jordan
JORDAN WAS CREATED AS A BUFFER STATE BY BRITAIN AND WEDGED IN AMONG SAUDI ARABIA, IRAQ, SYRIA, AND ISRAEL. MORE THAN HALF OF ITS PEOPLE ARE PALESTINIANS, MANY OF THEM REFUGEES FROM WARS WITH ISRAEL, YET JORDAN MADE PEACE WITH THE JEWISH STATE IN 1994. ONLY SKILLED STATECRAFT BY THE LATE KING HUSSEIN AND HIS SON KING ABDULLAH III, HAS KEPT THIS CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY ON COURSE. MEAGER RESOURCES AND RELIANCE ON REGIONAL TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL AID, MAKE JORDAN'S BALANCING ACT, DIFFICULT TO MAINTAIN.
JORDAN WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1918, COVERS AN AREA OF 97,740 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 5.5 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS AMMAN, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ARABIC.
October 2003: L-1011-385-1-15 Tristar 250 (193C-1234, JY-SGI "Al Saafa") delivery.
DECEMBER 2004: L-1011-250 (193C-1245, EX-044) delivery ex-(N741DA) Delta Airlines (DAL).
May 2005: L-1011-250's (1228; 1237), ex-Delta Airlines (DAL).
June 2006: In the first quarterly update since the March launch of its aviation blacklist, the European Commission (EC) added four carriers. Three airlines were added because of "national measures notified by the member states." Surinam-based Blue Wing, notified by France, and Sky Gate International (SGI), licensed in Kyrgyzstan and notified by the UK, are subject to a total ban.
L-1011 wet-leased to Munich Airlines for start up of operations from Munich to Bermuda (http://www.munichairlines.com).
July 2010: Sky Gate International (SGI) is an international, charter jet airplane carrier, operating throughout the Middle East and Africa.
Employees = 102 (including 18 Flight Crew (FC), 54 Cabin Attendants (CA) & 12 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).
(ICAO) Code: SGD (Callsign - AIR BISHKEK).
Parent organization/shareholders: Captain Safwan Alhusseini, Samir Nahhas, and Yousef Musallam.
Main Base: Amman Queen Alia International Airport (AMM).