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Royal Air Maroc Buys 4 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for USD 1.1 Billion

Royal Air Maroc Buys 4 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for USD 1.1 Billion

Rabat – Royal Air Maroc is expanding its aircraft fleet. The national carrier has  ordered four 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing valued at USD 1.1 billion.

The order includes two Dreamliners purchased in December 2016 and two purchased this month, revealed the Boeing mediaroom.

The ordered  Dreamliners will  bring  Royal Air Maroc fleet of fuel-efficient 787s to a total of nine airplanes, said the mediaroom.

“Today Royal Air Maroc has direct flights to 80 international destinations. Thanks to our unique position as a geographic hub and high quality service, we bring customers from all over the world to their destinations,”  Abdelhamid Addou, CEO and Chairman of RAM told the same source.

“With more than 850 flights per month to Africa, Royal Air Maroc has the broadest airline presence on the continent,” he said.

“With ordering new-generation planes such as the Dreamliners, RAM seeks to be  the leading airline in Africa in terms of quality of service, quality of planes and connectivity.”

The flag carrier fleet includes more than 56 Boeing airplanes, including 737s, 767-300ERs, 787s and a 747-400.

Boeing is a  joint venture partner of Morocco Aero-Technical Interconnect Systems (MATIS) Aerospace in Casablanca, which builds wire bundles and wire harnesses for Boeing and other aerospace companies.

“Expanding the relationship between our companies that began nearly 50 years ago, Boeing is proud to support Royal Air Maroc’s growth plans within Africa and further connect Morocco to the world, ” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Global Sales and Marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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