A codeshare agreement allows two or more airlines to share the same flight.
The agreement will be effective from December 26, a statement from the American Airlines has said.
Under the agreement, the two airlines will jointly offer “new options to travel to Morocco.”
Customers of American Airlines will be able to buy tickets for RAM flights to casablanca.
The flights, according to the statement, will “provide seamless connecting service to Marrakech.
The codeshare will expand to other cities across Africa in 2020, according to the statement.
Commenting on the agreement, American Flights’ Senior Vice President of Network Strategy, Vasu Raja, said that RAM is a “premier African carrier.”
He added that Casablanca’s international airport is a “perfectly” situated “hub” to offer American Airlines’ customers “convenient connections between North America and over 40 destinations throughout Africa.”
The company also said it is committed to “creating more opportunities for our customers to visit unique destinations in Africa.”
The airline aims to increase visibility in the African market through the codeshare agreement with Morocco’s RAM.
The agreement is expected to serve as an opportunity for American customers to travel to “popular destinations in Africa,” including: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Accra,Lagos, Luanda, and Monrovia.
“The codeshare will also allow Royal Air Maroc customers to connect to new destinations throughout American’s domestic network beginning Dec. 26,” noted the statement. American Airlines announced in August that it will start serving a seasonal air route linking Philadelphia andCasablanca on June 4, 2020.
“American will begin seasonal service to CMN June 4 as the only U.S. carrier with nonstop service to Morocco, which will be operated three times per week. Flights are available for purchase now,” the statement recalled.
Royal Air Maroc serves dozens of international flights, connecting Morocco with many countries across the world.
The carrier is also set to join the One World Alliance group in 2020.
“It will start flying alongside some of the biggest and best brands in the airline business,” according to One World website.