Qatar Airways to launch flights to Rabat and expand JBA with Royal Air Maroc

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Three weekly flights to Rabat via Marrakech to begin 29 May 2019

Award-winning airline offers passengers a daily connection to Casablanca

Royal Air Maroc to operate daily flights to Casablanca from Doha commencing in June

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019. Services to the Moroccan capital will be served by a Boeing 787 three times a week. In addition, Qatar Airways is delighted to announce its joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc to expand the number of services available to meet increased consumer demand for flights to Morocco.

In addition to launching Rabat via Marrakech, Qatar Airways will also now offer daily flights to Casablanca, providing seamless connectivity for passengers who wish to explore the country’s many vibrant cities.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are delighted to announce the launch of services to Rabat. Morocco is a tremendously popular destination with our passengers, and we are very pleased to launch this new gateway, while also increasing our presence in the country by expanding our joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc. Our expansion in Morocco demonstrates our commitment to the region, which began in 2002.

“Our close partnership with Royal Air Maroc will also provide our passengers access to their comprehensive network in North and West Africa, while enabling Royal Air Maroc passengers to enjoy seamless connectivity to Qatar Airways’ extensive global network spanning six continents.”

Qatar Airways currently operates five weekly flights from Doha to Marrakech via Casablanca on a Boeing 777, in addition to two direct weekly flights from Doha to Casablanca. The carrier’s joint business agreement partner, Royal Air Maroc, provides five weekly flights from Casablanca to Doha.

Visitors to Morocco can enjoy a wide variety of activities, from exploring lush gardens to shopping for crafts, textiles and jewellery in its many traditional souqs. Travellers can also enjoy modern architecture set against the backdrop of centuries of history and culture.

Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 160 destinations worldwide. HIA has recently been ranked as fourth best airport in the world at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019. Additionally, the airport has been ranked as a five-star Airport and was honoured with the title of ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the fifth year in a row and ‘Best Staff Service in the Middle East’ for the fourth year in a row.

Qatar Airways Flight Schedule:

Until 28 May 2019 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday)

Doha (DOH) to Casablanca (CMN) QR1395 departs 09:15 arrives 15:40

Casablanca (CMN) to Marrakech (RAK) QR1395 departs 17:00 arrives 17:50

Marrakech (RAK) to Doha (DOH) QR1395 departs 19:00 arrives 04:45 +1

Until 16 June 2019 (Friday and Sunday)

Doha (DOH) to Casablanca (CMN) QR1397 departs 07:05 arrives 13:30

Casablanca (CMN) to Doha (DOH) QR1398 departs 14:50 arrives 00:15 +1

29 May 2019 to 26 October 2019 (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday)

Doha (DOH) to Marrakech (RAK) QR1463 departs 09:55 arrives 16:10

Marrakech (RAK) to Rabat (RBA) QR1463 departs 17:30 arrives 18:20

Rabat (RBA) to Doha (DOH) QR1463 departs 19:30 arrives 05:25 +1

From 29 May 2019 to 26 October 2019 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday)

Doha (DOH) to Casablanca (CMN) QR1397 departs 08:05 arrives 14:30

Casablanca (CMN) to Doha (DOH) QR1398 departs 19:35 arrives 05:00 +1

From 17 June 2019 to 26 October 2019 (Friday and Sunday)

Doha (DOH) to Casablanca (CMN) QR1397 departs 08:05 arrives 14:30

Casablanca (CMN) to Doha (DOH) QR1398 departs 19:35 arrives 05:00 +1

Royal Air Maroc Flight Schedule:

Until 16 June 2019 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday)

Doha (DOH) to Casablanca (CMN) AT216 departs 01:30 arrives 07:10

Casablanca (CMN) to Doha (DOH) AT217 departs 13:45 arrives 22:50

From 17 June 2019 to 26 October 2019 (Daily)

Doha (DOH) to Casablanca (CMN) AT216 departs 01:30 arrives 07:10

Casablanca (CMN) to Doha (DOH) AT217 departs 13:45 arrives 22:50

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