Air Arabia Maroc celebrates 13 years of presence in Montpellier-Mediterranean

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Thirteen years after his arrival atMontpellier-Mediterranean airport (AMM), Air Arabia Maroc welcomed this September 4 its 500,000th passenger on the Montpellier-Fez line and his 1,500,000th at the Montpellier platform.

On March 28, 2010, the first flight took place from the Montpellier platform to and from Casablanca. The second line linked Montpellier to Fez from October 31, 2010; the third to Nador from March 27, 2011. Although the Montpellier-Marrakech connection was operated for a few years, it is no longer operated by Air Arabia Maroc since the health crisis.

This summer 2023, Air Arabia Maroc offers 5 Moroccan destinations departing from Montpellier-Mediterranean: Tanger, Casablanca, Fez, Oujda and Nador. Moreover, the summer destinations Oujda and Nador will continue to be served this winter, like the other three.

These thirteen years of partnership between Air Arabia Maroc and AMM, which saw initial traffic multiplied by five, have thus experienced several development cycles: a first, from 2010 to 2012, which made it possible to increase from 32,000 passengers per year, more than 100,000; a second, initiated in 2015 for the benefit of a multi-year agreement, marked by strong growth first allowing us to return to the threshold of 100,000 passengers per year and then to happily exceed it, since this total was around 160,000 travelers in 2019.

Covid-19 has of course slowed down this dynamic, even if Air Arabia Maroc’s millionth passenger in Montpellier was celebrated – between two confinements – in September 2020. In any case, this significant volume of traffic and this significant development confirm Montpellier-Mediterranean as the gateway to the Cherifian kingdom from Languedoc.

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