Interview: Oneworld CEO on Pandemic Response and Environmental Sustainability

The Oneworld alliance currently has fourteen member airlines serving a network of over 1000 destinations in more than 170 territories. Following an event in Nigeria to celebrate Royal Air Maroc’s second anniversary of membership in the alliance, Airline Geeks asked Oneworld chief executive officer Rob Gurney for comments on the response…

Royal Air Maroc Celebrates 2 Years of Oneworld Membership

Royal Air Maroc officially joined the Oneworld global strategic alliance on 1 April 2020 but celebrations at the time were muted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As Morocco’s flagship carrier marks two years of membership today the airline has recently held events to promote the second anniversary of the North…

Royal Air Maroc Outlines Restructuring Plan

Royal Air Maroc will be initiating a new organizational transformation to support the development of the company and put it back on a recovery and growth trajectory in the global arena. With the current aviation landscape, both full of uncertainties as well as full of opportunities, Royal Air Maroc is…

Royal Air Maroc Considers More Layoffs Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

After Royal Air Maroc's first wave of layoffs that targeted 140 employees – including 65 pilots – the airline seems set to announce a "second wave" of employees layoffs. Royal Air Maroc's first round of layoffs was proposed on the basis of projections expecting the resumption of flights in July.…

British Airways Starts Codeshare with Royal Air Maroc

British Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced a new codeshare agreement which will allow new routes across Morocco including Casablanca and Agadir.  It will also give customers more flight flexibility between London Heathrow and Marrakesh. Casablanca also serves as an ideal hub for connections onto other Royal Air Maroc…

How American’s New Codeshare Deal Could Open Up oneworld Passengers’…

The African continent has long been one of the markets that is least-permeated by U.S. airlines. On the surface, that seems sensible, given the continent's location had made flying there impossible until recent decades and the fact that both American and international multinational corporations have tended to place headquarters almost…

Royal Air Maroc Debuts Newly-Delivered Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on New…

Royal Air Maroc inducted its newest aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, into long-haul flying on Friday when the aircraft flew the Casablanca to New York route, its first transatlantic revenue flight. The Moroccan flag carrier only took delivery of the aircraft, registration CN-RAM, from Boeing 10 days prior in Seattle,…

Oneworld Alliance Announces Royal Air Maroc as Newest Member, Fiji…

The oneworld airline alliance announced at press conference in New York City yesterday that it will be inducting Royal Air Maroc into the alliance as a full member. Morroco's national carrier will be the first African airline to join the alliance in full, with the membership process expected to be completed…

Royal Air Maroc Lanches Service to Washington-Dulles

Starting on September 8th, Morocco based Royal Air Maroc will operate three-times weekly service to Washington Dulles International Airport. Washington, D.C. is the airline's third North American destination along with New York (JFK) and Montreal (YUL). Royal Air Maroc will utilize their 787 Dreamliner on the new route. Flight 218…