Tuesday, November 6, 2012

► CAPE VERDE ISLANDS: Royal Air Maroc to launch Praia via Guinea Bissau from 2013.

Royal Air Maroc RAMRoyal Air Maroc (AH) will, from 7 March 2013, start direct flights between Casablanca and Praia, Cape Verde Islands using either a Boeing 737-700 or -800 aircraft. The return leg will operate via Bissau's Oswaldo Vieira International Airport, Guinea Bissau.

Royal Air Maroc's new Cape Verde route
Royal Air Maroc's new Cape Verde route (GreatCircleMap)
 Overall service to Praia will increase from 2x to 3x weekly.

Royal Air Maroc (AT): Casablanca, Morocco - Praia, Cape Verde Islands - Bissau, Guinea Bissau - Casablanca, Morocco
- Effective 7 March 2013 
  • AT521 CMN2200 – 0050+1RAI0150+1 – 0430+1OXB0530+1 – 0900+1CMN 737 | 247

Bissau's service, which currently operates in tandem with Banjul, Gambia, will switch to the new routing effective 7 March 2013.