Subscribe Free
in Route Planning & Tourism

Air Arabia Maroc celebrates first ever direct flight from UK's Birmingham Airport

Posted 7 November 2018 · Add Comment

Morocco’s largest low-cost carrier, Air Arabia Maroc, has operated its first direct service from Birmingham Airport to the Moroccan city of Agadir.



To celebrate, an inaugural ceremony was held at the airport.

Passengers arriving on the 1120 hours flight, along with Birmingham Airport and Air Arabia Maroc employees, gathered to celebrate the service which operates on Tuesdays and Fridays. 

Tom Screen, Acting Aviation Director said: “Officially welcoming Air Arabia Maroc to Birmingham Airport for the first time ever is fantastic. For us, if the customer demand is there, it’s important we can provide enough choice to be able to meet it - whether this involves the introduction of additional direct services or an increase in the frequency of services.

“With its warm temperatures, Agadir is a destination which can be enjoyed during the summer and winter months alike, providing our customers affordable air travel all year round. Air Arabia Maroc is a great addition to our collection of airlines and we look forward to working with Air Arabia Maroc on this popular destination of Morocco.”

Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, said: “We are pleased to link Birmingham to our Agadir Base. Birmingham is the latest British destination to join Air Arabia Maroc's existing UK network.”

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Gulfstream G280 sets city-pair record on renewable fuel

Gulfstream Aerospace has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by using sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to power a record- breaking flight by its class-leading super-midsize Gulfstream G280 aircraft.

First female fighter pilot makes history

Pilot Officer Shaikha Aisha bint Rashid Al Khalifa has become the first Bahraini woman to fly a military aircraft in the history of the Royal Bahrain Air Force (RBAF), writes Jon Lake.

Qatar Airways Group chief executive addresses Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai

A Qatari delegation led by the Qatari Minister of Transport, Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, which also included the chairman of Qatar’s Civil Aviation Authority, Abdullah bin Nasser Turki Al-Subaey and Qatar Airways Group chief

Spatial launches new website to support its global client base

Spatial, a provider of cabin crew training simulators based in Ras Al Khaimah, has launched its new company website to help further support its expanding global client.

Acropolis Aviation takes delivery of first ACJ320neo

Acropolis Aviation of the UK has taken delivery of the first ACJ320neo, which features new-generation engines and Sharklets to deliver a leap forward in range and economy.

Emirates tops the 2018 Business Traveller Africa Awards

Emirates has received three gongs at the Business Traveller Africa Awards.

ACCA19_SK0201080919
See us at
AIME19BTA3005120219Aviation Africa BT0607280219SaudiAirshowBT0711140319ACCA19_BT2141218280219MECAS_BT171218130219