Boeing has delivered the primary 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc, introducing a second member of the super-efficient Dreamliner household to the airline’s fleet.
The brand new airplane presents extra seats and extra vary, which is able to assist Morocco’s flag provider develop its worldwide enterprise.
“We’re significantly happy to obtain immediately our airline’s first 787-9, which is able to quickly be joined by three different fashions from the identical household.
“The selection of this airplane varieties a part of our technique to constantly increase and modernise our fleet, and comes only a few days after the announcement of the invitation made to Royal Air Maroc to hitch the extremely prestigious Oneworld Alliance.
“This may additional strengthen our nation’s and Royal Air Maroc’s management place on the continent,” stated Abdelhamid Addou, chief govt of Royal Air Maroc.
In 2015, the airline was the primary within the Mediterranean to fly the 787-8, the preliminary Dreamliner that supplied 20 per cent much less gasoline and fewer emissions.
Royal Air Maroc deliberate new, continuous routes corresponding to Casablanca to Washington and Miami.
With the bigger, longer-range 787-9, Royal Air Maroc will have the ability to accommodate about 30 extra passengers.
The airline plans to deploy the 787-9 on routes corresponding to Casablanca to Paris (Orly), to New York and to Sao Paulo.