The French airline Transavia launched, Thursday afternoon, a new direct air service between the Paris-Orly airport and Ouarzazate, at the rate of two flights per week, we learn from the Representation in Paris of the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT).
With the opening of this new air link, Transavia, the low-cost subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group, brings to 11 the number of its services to Morocco.
The launch of this new service is part of the partnership agreement signed at the beginning of last October, at the International Salon of Tourism Professionals Top Resa IFTM in Paris, by the Director General of the Moroccan National Office (ONMT), Adel El Fakir, and Transavia President and CEO Nathalie Stubler.
The agreement aims to develop and strengthen the airline’s capacities from France on the various tourist destinations of Morocco, its first portfolio alongside Portugal.
The new air service is also part of the agreement for the winter season 2019/2020 between the ONMT and Transavia. In this regard, the carrier has set up an offer of 295,000 seats to the Kingdom from France thanks to the opening of new lines starting with Paris Orly/Ouarzazate (2 flights/week) and Paris Orly/Nador (1 flight/week) and the strengthening in number of existing line frequencies.
The airline had set up in 2018, 692,000 seats to Morocco, up 36% over the previous year and carried 632,000 passengers to the Kingdom with an average filling rate of 91%.