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Bombardier will not leave Morocco

Did Bombardier give up its activities in Morocco or not? This is the question answered by Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, Monday at a press conference, the purpose of which was to clarify the situation of the group in the Kingdom. Established in Casablanca …

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Air Arabia improves its quarterly benefits

Air Arabia posts solid financial results for the first quarter of 2019. The leading Emirate low-cost airline in the MENA region, has a turnover of UA 1.02 billion, or more than $ 280 million, up 17% year-on-year. Its net profit amounts to 128 million Emirati dirhams (35 million dollars), an …

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Ryanair: Morocco is the largest market in MENA

Chief executive of the low-cost carrier Ryanair, Michael O’Leary, said that Morocco is his company’s biggest market in the the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). O’Leary added that Morocco has 2.5 million passengers annually. The second biggest market for Rayanair in the Middle East is Israel, with 1.3 …

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Bombardier plans to divest its operations in Morocco

The Canadian Bombardier announced Thursday, when presenting its quarterly results, that it plans to sell its aerostructures business in Morocco and Belfast (Northern Ireland). The Canadian giant intends to consolidate its aeronautical assets into a single “simplified and fully integrated” entity, setting up Bombardier Aviation. “While making progress in optimizing …

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Qatar Airways launches a line to Rabat

Qatar Airways will launch, from May 29, flights to Rabat operated by a Boeing 787. This service will be performed three times a week, said the Qatari company. Qatar Airways also announced the conclusion of a commercial agreement with Royal Air Maroc (RAM) “in order to increase the number of …

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737 Max Crash: Boeing CEO comes out of his silence

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg defended on Monday in Chicago the US aircraft manufacturer’s safety record and refused to assume more than a partial responsibility for two fatal crashes on his best-selling aircraft, the 737 Max, saying that the company had almost completed an update that “would make the plane even …

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RAM adjusts flight times on GMT during Ramadan

Royal Air Maroc is reminding its customers that its schedules will use GMT in Morocco from May 5 to June 9. Following the government’s announcement to turn back clocks from GMT+1 to GMT for the holy month of Ramadan, Morocco’s flag carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has reminded its customers …

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