Rabat - Qatar Airways celebrated the first anniversary of its partnership with Royal Air Maroc on Monday, announcing 5 additional weekly flights between Casablanca and Doha.
Rabat – Qatar Airways celebrated the first anniversary of its partnership with Royal Air Maroc on Monday, announcing 5 additional weekly flights between Casablanca and Doha.
Qatari airline, Qatar Airways, organized a press conference in Casablanca to assess its yearlong collaboration with Moroccan airline, Royal Air Maroc. During the conference CEO of Qatar Airways Group, Akbar Al Baker, made the following announcement:
“Through our partnership with RAM, we would like to give passengers a great travel experience to West Africa, the Middle East and Asia. This agreement offers access to more than 50 destinations offered by the two companies.”
According to H24 Info, Al Baker confirmed his company’s desire to own more equity in Morocco’s RAM. Negotiations between the two companies may end up with Qatar Airways owning between 25 and 49 percent of Royal Air Maroc’s capital.
The two airlines seized the opportunity to announce new flights between Doha, Casablanca and Marrakech. As of this December, four additional weekly flights between Casablanca and Doha will integrate RAM’s schedule, whereas Qatar airways will add a fourth weekly flight to Marrakech.
According to the same source, byApril 4, 2017 Royal Air Maroc will also offer an additional flight on the Casablanca-Doha line, bringing the total number of weekly flights connecting the two cities to 5.
Al Baker also explained that Qatar Airways could potentially collaborate with Agadir and Fez airports to offer flights to and from the two Moroccan cities. The decision will be announced once“a commercial study” by the company has been completed.
Qatari Airways announced its new 2017 destinations, which will include Canberra in Australia and Rio De Janeiro in Brazil.
Qatar’s ambassador to Morocco,Abdullah Ben Falah Al Dossari, who also attended the press conference, stating that Qatar Airways’ success is related to its strategic positioning across the world.
“Qatar Airways is affordable, but its services are a success,” highlighted Abdullah Ben Falah Al Dossari.