Tuesday, June 11, 2013

► BRAZIL: Royal Air Maroc to return to Brazil from mid December.

Royal Air Maroc RAMMorocco's national carrier, Royal Air Maroc (AT) is set to join the growing number of African carriers jostling for a share of the growing South America - Africa market when it resumes flights to Brazil from December this year. Swiss aviation newswire, ch-aviation, reports that flights from Casablanca to Sao Paolo will operate 3x weekly using a 767-300ER effective 20 December.

Brooklin, Sao Paulo
Brooklin, Sao Paulo, Brazil
RAM last served Rio de Janeiro from Casablanca back in 1992.

Royal Air Maroc(AT): Casablanca - Sao Paolo
-Eff 20 DEC
  • AT215 CMN 1230 - 2025 GRU 763 35
  • AT215 CMN 2140 - 0535+1 GRU 763 1
  • AT214 GRU 0705 - 1805 CMN 763 2
  • AT214 GRU 2155 - 0855+1 CMN 763 35
Source [ch-aviation]

Air Algérie (AH) via their Facebook page have pencilled in February 5, 2014 as their planned launch date for twice weekly A330-200 flights to Sao Paolo from Algiers. Not to be outdone, Egyptair (MS) has also stated it is "studying" a potential Cairo - Sao Paolo service but has yet to commit to anything. Presently, only TAAG Angolan Airlines (DT), South African Airways (SA) and TACV Cabo Verde Airlines (VR) connect the two continents.