The flight’s inauguration is part of the airline’s goal to expand its presence in Africa.
The company will start operating its flight between Dakar and Casablanca starting December 3 with one flight per day via an Airbus A319.
The departure flight will be scheduled fromm the new airport Blaise Diagne Diass at 1:30 a.m. (Senegalese time) to arrive in Morocco’s Casablanca at 5:45 a.m.
Departures from Casablanca’s Mohammed V international airport will be at 10:45 a.m. local time with an arrival time of 13:15 p.m.
Royal Air Maroc, Morocco’s state owned flag carrier has been the only airline operating the flight.
Routes Online reported that Air Senegal’s flights are inline with its 2019-20120 season fla to ensure network expansion in Africa “as the airline opened reservation for additional 3 destinations on Tuesday [October 15]: : Abuja, Casablanca and Nouakchott.”
In addition to the Casablanca-Dakar flight, the airline also announced the launch of weekly flights connecting Dakar with Nouakchott effective for November ad Abja for December.