Sunday, February 3, 2013

► MOROCCO: TAP Air Portugal boosts capacity to Marrakech, Casablanca from March.

TAP Air PortugalFor the upcoming IATA Northern Summer Season (from 31 March), Portugal's TAP (TP) will increase capacity on select Morocco flights with the delpoyment of the Airbus A319 aircraft on its flights to Marrakech and Casablanca.

TAP A319
TAP A319 (Caribb)
TAP will continue to offer four weekly flights to Marrakech and the airline will operate these flights primarily on A319s and with a more attractive flight schedule, thereby strengthening its offering to that destination. The airline will also operate A319 aircraft on some of its weekly flights to Casablanca, namely on Saturdays (from 8 June to 14 September) and Tuesdays (from 17 September to 22 October).

During the entire IATA summer season, TAP will be flying A319s from Lisbon to Marrakech on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays at 14:16, arriving in Marrakech at 15:50. In the opposite direction, flights will leave Marrakech at 16:25 and arrive in Lisbon at 17:55. TAP further offers flights on Fridays, also on A319s, departing from Lisbon at 15:15 and arriving in Marrakech at 16:45. The Marrakech-Lisbon flight on Fridays departs at 17:30 and arrives in Lisbon at 19:00. On Mondays during the period from 1 April to 27 May, the airline will be operating Fokker 100s, with flights leaving Lisbon at 17:05 and arriving in Marrakech at 18:50. In the opposite direction, the flight leaves at 19:20 and arrives in Lisbon at 21:00.