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Royal Air Maroc was not very optimistic, despite the resumption of flights

Royal Air Maroc was not very optimistic, despite the resumption of flights

July 13, 2021 – 19:00 – Economy

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Royal Air Maroc is not very optimistic about returning to normal life anytime soon. The prospects for the national airline are not very positive.

After Moroccan airspace reopened on June 15, a stampede towards Royal Air Maroc began. The national airline registered a record number of passengers for its show, so much so that it had to deploy additional flights.

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In total, more than 1 million round-trip tickets have already been sold and additional airline tickets are available from the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Italy for the month of July. Royal Air Maroc has had to lease four Airbus A321s from SmartLynx Airlines to meet the growing demand. Seven other aircraft were also leased for the month of July.

Despite this good recovery, Royal Air Maroc is not very optimistic. “We should not be under any illusions, we will have to wait until 2024 or even 2025 before we expect the same activity numbers as in the reference year 2019,” a source in the company said. Panoraboost. If the current trend continues and Moroccan airspace remains open, the company could generate around 50-60% of its normal turnover.

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