On that date, Royal Air Maroc's first 274-seat Boeing 787-8 will depart on its inaugural 6.5-hour flight from Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca...

Royal Air Maroc will operate its first transatlantic commercial service with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on February 22.

On that date, Royal Air Maroc’s first 274-seat Boeing 787-8 will depart on its inaugural 6.5-hour flight from Mohammed V International Airport (IATA code CMN) in Casablanca to New York JFK.


Royal Air Maroc took delivery in Morocco of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8, during the first weekend of 2015. The airline is the first carrier in the Mediterranean region to operate the 787

Royal Air Maroc took delivery in Morocco of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8, during the first weekend of 2015. The airline is the first carrier in the Mediterranean region to operate the 787

 

Royal Air Maroc has ordered five Boeing 787-8s to date and will dedicate two 787-8s to operating transatlantic services between the U.S. and Morocco.

Each of the airline’s 787-8s will have 18 Business Class seats in a 2-2 layout, and 256 Economy Class seats in a 3-3-3 layout.

To promote its commercial launch of the Boeing 787, Royal Air Maroc is offering a $787 round-trip fare from New York JFK to Casablanca, inclusive of all taxes and fees.

Travel must be booked by March 20 for departures by May 20, 2015. Fares are subject to availability. To make reservations, call a travel agent, visit www.royalairmaroc.com or call 800-344-6726.

As of February 2015, Royal Air Maroc had ordered five Boeing 787-8s. It took delivery of its first in early January 2015

As of February 2015, Royal Air Maroc had ordered five Boeing 787-8s. It took delivery of its first in early January 2015

 

The Boeing 787-8 can travel up to 7,850 nautical miles, at a cruising speed of Mach 0.85.

Royal Air Maroc offers year-round, daily, non-stop service between New York JFK and Casablanca, increasing the service to twice-daily flights during the June-October peak summer period each year.

Casablanca’s Mohammed V International Airport serves as Royal Air Maroc’s primary hub, the carrier offering connections there to 87 cities throughout Morocco, West Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

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