Qatar Airways will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on May 29th.
Services to the Moroccan capital will be served by a Boeing 787 three times a week.
In addition, the carrier has revealed its joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc will expand to meet increased consumer demand for flights to Morocco.
In addition to launching Rabat via Marrakech, Qatar Airways will also now offer daily flights to Casablanca, providing seamless connectivity for passengers who wish to explore the country’s many vibrant cities.
Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of services to Rabat. Morocco is a tremendously popular destination with our passengers, and we are very pleased to launch this new gateway, while also increasing our presence in the country by expanding our joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc.
“Our expansion in Morocco demonstrates our commitment to the region, which began in 2002.
“Our close partnership with Royal Air Maroc will also provide our passengers access to their comprehensive network in North and West Africa, while enabling Royal Air Maroc passengers to enjoy seamless connectivity to Qatar Airways’ extensive global network spanning six continents.”
Qatar Airways currently operates five weekly flights from Doha to Marrakech via Casablanca on a Boeing 777, in addition to two direct weekly flights from Doha to Casablanca.
The carrier’s joint business agreement partner, Royal Air Maroc, provides five weekly flights from Casablanca to Doha.
Visitors to Morocco can enjoy a wide variety of activities, from exploring lush gardens to shopping for crafts, textiles and jewellery in its many traditional souqs.
Travellers can also enjoy modern architecture set against the backdrop of centuries of history and culture.