General Travel News

Etihad Airways expands codeshare deal with Royal Air Maroc

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced the extension of its existing codeshare agreement with Royal Air Maroc, the national airline of Morocco. This provides customers with access to more destinations in Morocco and West Africa.

The new deal will allow Etihad passengers to travel from Casablanca to the Moroccan destinations of Agadir, Laayoune, Fez and Marrakech adding Nouakchott in Mauritania and Dakar in Senegal in the near future.

In return, Royal Air Maroc will offer the travellers, an access to Etihad Airways services beyond Abu Dhabi to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Singapore, further complementing the partnership on the Casablanca Abu Dhabi route.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ Chief Executive Officer, said: “An important part of Etihad’s growth strategy is to offer access to as many global destinations as possible, whether this be through opening up new routes of our own or through strategic agreements with other airlines, adding breadth and depth to our network. The expanded cooperation with Royal Air Maroc will significantly enhance access to destinations for our customers flying beyond Casablanca throughout Morocco and to West Africa.”

Mr Driss Benhima, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Air Maroc said: “We are very pleased with the cooperation that has existing for several years with Etihad Airways. This new agreement confirms the confidence we have in each other’s operations and services. It also helps meet our aims of enhancing the travel experience for our customers and providing them with new destination choices.”

More General Travel News
Swiss Belhotel to open 4 new hotels in the GCC
Abu Dhabi and Wizz Air announce establishment of new low cost airline
Emirates touches down in Mexico City
Latest Travel News
Abu Dhabi and Wizz Air announce establis...
Emirates touches down in Mexico City...
Air Arabia named as Middle East and Afr...
Featured Sights To See
Home Arts Museum

Home Arts Museum

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The museum was opened in 1997 and  has a large number of colourful art pieces, paintings and artifacts on display, some of which date back 70 years. Address : The end of Palestine Street in the direction of the sea directly to the gate of No. (11) of the Center for Aljmjum...

The Kowloon Walled City Park

The Kowloon Walled City Park

Hong Kong, China

The Kowloon Walled City Park is a beautiful lush park where both tourists and residents go to unwind and find peace from all the chaos of Hong Kong.  ...

The Plaza San Martín

The Plaza San Martín

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Plaza San Martín in Retiro is good nature break from the city and many business people are seen having their lunch there on weekdays.  ...

Sarkis Cathedral

Sarkis Cathedral

Tehran, Iran

built in the late 1960s, this is a very conspicuous non-Islamic building in Tehran. It is surrounded by the Armenian quarter and a few other church buildings. Telephone: 8889 7980  ...