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The National Tourist Office strengthens air links between France and Morocco

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The Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) has announced an agreement with the two airlines Transavia and Air France for the implementation of an intense flight program for this year's winter season, with a special focus on the end of the year period.

Thus from December, air links between France and Morocco will be reinforced with a capacity of nearly 200,000 seats, planned by Air France and Transavia, ONMT announced in a press release.

Confirming the enthusiasm of French tourists for Morocco during this period, this agreement is part of the national tourism revival plan led by ONMT to ensure the sector takes off again under the best possible conditions.

As of December 14, Transavia is setting up a capacity of 25,704 seats, from Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes and Paris. The company will operate 16 routes in total, the statement said.

A collaboration with ONMT which will make it possible to inject a forecast global capacity of 123,695 seats thus linking:

Marrakech to Paris Orly, Lyon, Montpellier and Nantes. Agadir to Paris Orly, Lyon, and Nantes. Fez, Tangier, Essaouira and Ouarzazate at Paris Orly.

This represents a recovery of 57% of the seat capacity of the said routes compared to last winter.

Air France intends for its part to inject for this end-of-year period, a capacity of more than 23,000 seats from Paris CDG to Marrakech, Rabat and Casablanca with an increase in frequencies for the holiday periods.

In total, 402 frequencies and more than 66,000 seats are scheduled by Air France for the 2020/2021 winter season between Morocco and France.

ONMT has recently concluded an agreement with Royal Air Maroc for the launch of seven direct air routes from the French market connecting Marrakech to Paris Orly, Toulouse, Lyon, Marseille and Bordeaux as well as Agadir and Dakhla to Paris Orly.

The Office also allowed the return to Moroccan skies of the company EasyJet, with a program of connections to Marrakech from 4 French airports, namely Bordeaux, Nice, Lyon and Paris CDG. This offer complements the programming initiated in partnership with the company Ryanair covering 20 routes departing from the French market serving Agadir, Marrakech, Fez, Tangier, Rabat, Oujda and Nador for a forecast overall capacity of 107,730 seats for the current winter season.

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