It is official, Morocco’s flag carrier will now operate flights from Casablanca to Beijing, a trip that will take less than 13 hours.
Rabat – Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has officially announced that its direct Casablanca-Bejing air route will open on January 16.
In a statement on Wednesday, September 11, Royal Air Maroc said that for the first time, there will be a direct flight between Morocco and China. The flight will take less than 13 hours.
RAM will deploy its B787-9 Dreamliner for the flight between the two cities. The aircraft has a capacity of 302 seats, including 26 in business class.
The new service will operate three times a week.
Flights from Casablanca will be scheduled every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday at 17:00 p.m. local time.
Flights from Beijing will be scheduled every Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday at 13:55 p.m.
Royal Air Maroc Chief Executive Officer Hamod Addou said that his company is “proud to offer its passengers the possibility of direct flights between Morocco and China.”
He added that this new service will “enable us to respond to a strong need expressed by business operators from the two countries and will participate in further strengthening trade and economic cooperation between Morocco and China.”
Royal Air Maroc operates direct air links between Morocco and four other countries in the Asian continent in this case Arabia Arabia, Lebanon, Qatar, and Jordan.