Monday, December 12, 2016

Morocco's New Air Services to Paris

Last week low cost airline Air Arabia Morocco launched two new routes linking Fez and Tangier with Paris
Air Arabia Morocco Airbus A320

Air Arabia Morocco is the Moroccan subsidiary of the cheap flight specialist based in the Emirati city of Sharjah. The new flights will operate twice a week between its base at Fez-Saïss and Charles de Gaulle airport. The services will utilise 168 seat configurations of the Airbus A320.

Departures are scheduled Thursday and Sunday at 6:00 am (arriving at 10:10), with return flights leaving France at 21:20 (arrival at 23:20). Air Arabia Morocco is competing on this route with Royal Air Morocco and Transavia , both operating out of Orly.

Since last week Airbus A320s are also being deployed between Tangier's Ibn Battuta and Paris-CDG. Flights depart Paris on Thursdays and Sundays at 11:00 (12:45 arrival) and departing from Morocco at 16.35 (arrival at 20:20).

Adel Ali, CEO of Air Arabia, says ... "Opened in partnership with the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) these two new destinations to the French capital strengthen the services we offer to our passengers in Morocco and France for their tourist or business travel, and form part of the overall strategy of Air Arabia Morocco with priority development of the tourism sector in Morocco".

Paris is the sixth French destination Air Arabia Morocco after Bordeaux, Lyon, Montpellier, Pau and Toulouse. It operates from five Moroccan airports (Casablanca, Marrakech, Nador, Fez and Tangier. Two other lines were launched last week, between Fez and Bordeaux and between Tangier and Malaga.


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