After Royal Air Maroc (RAM), Easyjet and Ryanair, the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) announced a new agreement with Air France and its subsidiary Transavia. The aim is to ensure a large number of flights for the winter tourist season, especially during the year-end period.
The ONMT wants to save the next tourist season after the resounding failure of the summer. In a statement, ONMT announced the strengthening of air links between France and Morocco this month. They will be provided by Air France and Transavia for a total capacity of nearly 200,000 seats.
In detail, the low-cost French company plans several flights from four European cities, namely Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes and Paris for 16 routes totaling 25704 seats. In all, Transavia wants to operate a recovery of 57% of the seat capacity planned for the winter period, ie a capacity of 123695 seats to connect Marrakech to Paris Orly, Lyon, Montpellier and Nantes; Agadir to Paris Orly, Lyon, and Nantes as well as Fez, Tangier, Essaouira and Ouarzazate to Paris Orly.
As for the company Air France, it wants to ensure a capacity of more than 23000 seats from Paris CDG to Marrakech, Rabat and Casablanca with increased frequencies during the holiday season. According to the same press release, these are 402 frequencies and more than 66000 seats programmed by Air France for the winter season 2020/2021 between Morocco and France.