Showing posts with label Marrakech. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Marrakech. Show all posts

Thursday, September 26, 2013

► MOROCCO: Royal Air Maroc outlines planned Summer 2014 network additions.

Royal Air Maroc RAMRoyal Air Maroc (AT) will,  in Summer 2014, be adding four new European services to its network beginning March 30, 2014. Among the planned services are flights to Montpellier, Venice. Flights will use a combination of B737NGs and Embraer E190s.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

■ MOROCCO: AfBAA launches symposium series – first regional event to be held in Marrakech.

African Business Aviation Association AfBAAJust over a year since its inception, The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA), is set to launch a series of four annual regional and national symposia, the first of which takes place in Marrakech, Morocco, on 26 – 27 September 2013.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

■ MOROCCO: Bombardier to participate at World Investment Conference in Marrakech.

BombardierBombardier Aerospace, the Canadian aircraft and train manufacturer based in Montréal, has announced its participation in the first ever North African edition of the World Investment Conference, which runs from March 20 to 22, 2013 in Marrakech, Morocco. During the Global Leaders' Panel for Automotive and Aeronautics Industries, Ms. Souad Elmallem, Bombardier's Chief Country Representative for North Africa, will discuss the attractiveness of the North African market for foreign direct investment with other international industry leaders.

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.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

► MOROCCO: Ryanair officially announces Fez, Marrakech as new bases; Essaouira, Rabat as new airports.

Confirming our previous speculative post, Ryanair (FR) has officially announced it would open two new bases in Morocco in 2013, at Fez (No 56) and Marrakech (No 57) with a total of three based-aircraft, as Ryanair invests over USD210 million in Morocco. 

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

► MOROCCO: LCC market heats up with Ryanair, Jetairfly launching new bases, routes.

JetairflyThe Low Cost Carrier aviation scene in Morocco is set to heat up with news that Ryanair (FR) is to open two new bases in Morocco, Marrakech and Fez, its first outside Europe. In addition, Jetairfly Morocco (TB) is to launch various new flights to its growing Moroccan network which now counts 10 cities.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

► MOROCCO: Ryanair to resume London Stansted, Luton - Marrakech from 2013.

Infamous Irish LCC, Ryanair (FR), have confirmed the resumption of two London - Marrakech, Morocco routes to its winter schedule, with 8 weekly flights to/from London Stansted (4 per week) and London Luton (4 per week) from February 2013, as late additions to its winter 2012-13 schedule

Friday, November 2, 2012

►► EGYPT: EasyJet launches Stansted - Marrakech, Sharm el Sheikh from 2013.

http://i.imgur.com/Csy4z.pngBritish LCC, EasyJet (EZY) has announced plans to launch two new North African routes from its London Stansted base as of mid February 2013. Both flights will be served with an Airbus A319.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

► ITALY: Air Arabia Maroc to start Marrakech - Milan from October.

Air Arabia logoAir Arabia Maroc (3O), the LCC joint venture between various Moroccan investors and Air Arabia (G9), is to start a once (1x) weekly Sunday service between Marrakech, Morocco and Milan (Bergamo), Italy effective 28 October 2012. The flight will operate with an Airbus A320.

Monday, July 9, 2012

► UNITED KINGDOM: British Airways announces changes to Africa network from October onwards.

British Airways
British Airways (BA) has announced various changes to its African timetable effective 28 October 2012 some of which have been previously reported on here at The African Aviation Tribune.

British Airways' Africa Routes
British Airways' Africa Network

● British Airways Africa Timetable ●

-Effective 28 October 2012
-Additional changes remain possible

  • London Heathrow – Accra, Ghana: First Class service on 777-200ER is only available on Thursdays and Fridays in W12 
  • London Heathrow – Agadir, Morocco: 2x weekly service operated by BA, operating on weekends. This replaces existing BMI operation on Day 26 
  • London Gatwick – Algiers, Algeria: Service reduces from daily to 5x weekly in Winter 2012 (1x Daily in W11) 
  • London Heathrow – Cairo, Egypt: (BMI) 1x Daily A321 CANCELLED (20 July 2012)
  • London Heathrow – Cairo, Egypt: Boeing 747-400 replacing 777-200ER from 01 October 2012 
  • London Heathrow – Cape Town, South Africa: BA042 from CPT shifts from morning hours departure in NW11 back to evening departure in NW12
               -BA043 LHR1735 – 0700+1CPT 744 1234567
               -BA059 LHR1930 – 0855+1CPT 744 1234567
               -BA058 CPT2050 – 0625+1LHR 744 1234567
               -BA042 CPT2220 – 0800+1LHR 744 1234567
  • London Heathrow – Casablanca, Morocco: Service operates 4x weekly in W12 with BMI Airbus A319 aircraft, same as W11 CANCELLED (20 July 2012)
  • London Heathrow – Entebbe, Uganda: Revised operational day to Day 247 from LHR, Day 135 from EBB 
  • London Heathrow – Freetown, Sierra Leone:  2x weekly Boeing 767, replacing 3x weekly A330-200 bmi operation: 
             - BA137 LHR2230 – 0525+1FNA 767 36
             - BA136 FNA1100 – 1730LHR 767 47
  • London Heathrow – Johannesburg, South Africa: Service to continue to operate at 14x weekly. Planned 17x weekly service increase cancelled 
  • London Heathrow – Khartoum, Sudan via Beirut: (BMI) 3x weekly A321 
  • London Heathrow – Lusaka, Zambia: Operational day changes from Day 357 to Day 257 (LUN departs next day) 
  • London Heathrow – Luanda, Angola: Service continues to operate with 4-class Boeing 777-200ER twice a week. Previously 1 of 2x weekly to be operated with 3-class aircraft 
  • London Heathrow – Marrakech, Morroco: (BMI) operation reduces from 5x to 3x weekly 
  • London Gatwick – Marrakech, Morocco: Service increases from 3x weekly to daily
Read More Here [Airline Route]

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

► MOROCCO: Lufthansa starts Berlin & Dusseldorf to Marrakech from November.

German carrier Lufthansa (LH) has announced Berlin Tegel to Marrakech, Morocco and Düsseldorf to Marrakech both of which will start from 3 November 2012.

The flights are both once weekly, and will be served with an Airbus A320.

Lufthansa A320
A Lufthansa Airbus A320 (Lasse Fuss)

Dusseldorf – Marrakech effective 3 November 2012
  • LH3476 DUS1105 – 1350RAK 320 6
  • LH3477 RAK1450 – 1940DUS 320 6

Berlin Tegel – Marrakech effective 3 November 2012
  • LH3478 TXL2105 – 0020+1RAK 320 6
  • LH3479 RAK0205 – 0715TXL 320 6
Note that from 17 March 2013, Berlin Brandenburg Airport will come on line.

Read More Here [Airline Route]

Friday, May 11, 2012

► UNITED KINGDOM: British Airways to replace BMI codes on 3 Moroccan routes.

British Airways
British Airways (BA) is to replace 3 BMI coded flights (BD) to Morocco with effect from 23 May 2012.

London Heathrow – Agadir 
  • BD44x > BA816x
London Heathrow – Casablanca
  • BD44x > BA816x
London Heathrow – Marrakech 
  • BD44x > BA816x
Read More Here [Airline Route]

British Airway's parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) bought British Midland International from Lufthansa in April.