Royal Air Maroc to launch flights to Brazil in December
The Moroccan airline will fly the route between Casablanca and São Paulo, three times a week. The maiden flight will take place on December 20th. The aircraft operated will be the Boeing 767-300ER.
São Paulo - Royal Air Maroc, the Moroccan airline, will start regular flights to Brazil on December 20. The company will fly the Casablanca - São Paulo route, on three weekly flights between both cities. This information was disclosed by the Moroccan embassy in Brasilia.
Flights from Casablanca to São Paulo will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, while flights from São Paulo to Morocco will be on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Tickets are already on sale on the Royal Air Maroc website. The company's maiden flight from Casablanca to São Paulo, goes for 6,382 Moroccan dirhams, or R $ 1,665 (each stretch).
The aircraft used for flights to Brazil will be Boeing 767-300ER. According to the manufacturer, this model can transport between 218 and 350 passengers, depending on the classes configuration on the aircraft. Boeings of this model are already flown by the Royal Air Maroc, transporting around 240 passengers, according to the company's website.
On July 11, an event will be held to launch the company in the country, with a dinner, musical presentations and a typical Moroccan fashion show. The ceremony will be at the Grand Hyatt in São Paulo. Present at the event will be representatives from Royal Air Maroc and the Moroccan Tourism Promotion Office .
Royal Air Maroc has flown to Brazil before, to Rio de Janeiro. However, the route was cancelled in 1992.
*Translated by Mark Ament