Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc, introducing a second member of the super-efficient Dreamliner family to the airline’s fleet. The new airplane offers more seats and more range, which will help Morocco’s flag carrier grow its international business.
Royal Air Maroc has signed up to become the next member of oneworld. Also today, Fiji Airways starts flying as a oneworld connect partner.
Boeing and Royal Air Maroc have announced orders for four 787-9 Dreamliners – valued at $1.1 billion at list prices – that will enable Morocco’s flag-carrier to expand international services. The orders include two 787s purchased in December 2016 and two purchased this month.
Royal Air Maroc has announced the launch of a new route between Manchester and Casablanca. From Tuesday March 28th, the Moroccan flag-carrier will begin operating direct non-stop flights three times per week from Manchester Airport to Mohammed V International Airport.
Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc are set to further strengthen their recent business partnership with the launch of new code-share routes across Royal Air Maroc’s extensive West African network. The deal will also extend to both airlines’ routes between Qatar and Morocco. The new code-share agreement comes shortly after Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker and Royal Air Maroc chairman, Driss Benhima, signed a joint business agreement at the recent Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, in the presence of international press and travel trade partners.
Boeing and Royal Air Maroc have celebrated the arrival into Morocco of its first 787 Dreamliner. The airline will be the first carrier in the Mediterranean region to operate the 787. The airplane flew a 4,788 nautical mile non-stop flight to Royal Air Maroc’s home base in Casablanca at Mohammed V International Airport.
Breaking Travel News reporter Phil Blizzard here speaks here with Habiba Laklalech, deputy chief executive of Royal Air Maroc, about the airline’s process of expanding their operations with the addition of Boeing 787 Dreamliners into their fleet.
Royal Air Maroc, the national carrier of Morocco, has decided to introduce the E190 as part of a fleet upgrade to open new routes and to increase the number of short and medium-haul frequencies from its Casablanca International Airport hub in Morocco. The airline has signed a lease agreement for four E-Jets with Aldus Aviation, the Irish specialist E-Jet lessor.
Royal Air Maroc its likely to maintain its return to profitability for the third year after a radical restructuring of the airline continued to pay dividend. The carrier is also set to bolster its positive momentum later the year, as it becomes the latest airline to take delivery of the revolutionary Boeing Dreamliner.
ATR, the European manufacturer of turboprop aircraft, and the national Moroccan airline Royal Air Maroc have announced the signature of a Global Maintenance Agreement for the airline’s new fleet of ATR ‘-600’ aircraft. Signed for an initial period of four years, the contract covers the four ATR 72-600s already owned by the airline.
New York carrier JetBlue Airways has partnered with Royal Air Maroc to connect each other’s networks and bring new flight options to travellers between Africa and the Americas. Through the arrangement, effective immediately, travellers can book single-ticket travel combining flights on both carriers with one-stop baggage check-in.