Articles Tagged ‘Marrakech’

CONNECT Marrakech now has 45 airlines; 150 airports

CONNECT Marrakech now has 45 airlines; 150 airports

45 airlines are taking part in CONNECT Marrakech 3-6 June, along with 150 airports including the usual solid contingent from France.

Morocco's airports grow passenger numbers by 9% in 2013; easyJet and Ryanair lead way with most new routes

Morocco’s airports grow passenger numbers by 9% in 2013; easyJet and Ryanair lead way with most new routes

The EU’s ‘open-skies’ agreement with Morocco continues to reap dividends as passenger traffic rebounded in 2013 after a difficult 2012. We reveal which airports grew fastest in 2013, and which foreign airlines have added routes for this summer.

Morocco's airports see first traffic fall in a decade in 2012; Vueling fastest-growing airline with six new routes in 2013

Morocco’s airports see first traffic fall in a decade in 2012; Vueling fastest-growing airline with six new routes in 2013

The EU ‘open-skies’ agreement has been great for Morocco in recent years, but last year saw airport traffic fall by 4%. We reveal which airport bucked the trend and grew by 7%. Royal Air Maroc is maintaining its dominant market share, but Vueling will face tough competition on its planned new routes.


Moroccan growth stalls after traffic doubles in six years; Ryanair still #2 despite plans to cut 34 flights this winter

Moroccan growth stalls after traffic doubles in six years; Ryanair still #2 despite plans to cut 34 flights this winter

Passenger numbers at Morocco’s airports have been falling in recent months but which market segments have been suffering the most? Which are the country’s leading airports and airlines and which new routes have already been announced for 2012? And what do Ryanair’s cutbacks really mean for the country?

Ryanair cutting flights in nine countries this summer; 270 routes launched but 130 dropped as flights increase by 7%

Ryanair cutting flights in nine countries this summer; 270 routes launched but 130 dropped as flights increase by 7%

We all know that Ryanair starts lots of new routes every year, but what about the routes they drop? We take a closer look at how this summer’s network compares with a year ago to see which country markets are growing fastest, which are shrinking, and which airports have lost most routes. Also, which airports […]

Morocco sees airport traffic double in just six years; Royal Air Maroc still #1, Ryanair & easyJet now second and third

Morocco sees airport traffic double in just six years; Royal Air Maroc still #1, Ryanair & easyJet now second and third

Morocco’s ‘open-skies’ deal with the EU has been a resounding success but which airports are benefiting most from liberalisation? Which are the leading airlines in the market? The UK market grew by 38% last year but which new UK routes have started so far in 2011? And which other new routes have launched this year?


UK - Morocco traffic up 60% this summer; more routes now served year round; BA returning in 2011

UK – Morocco traffic up 60% this summer; more routes now served year round; BA returning in 2011

Morocco’s ‘Open-Skies’ agreement with the EU has certainly helped stimulate the UK market as the growing presence of easyJet and Ryanair testifies. Which UK regional airports have scheduled services to Morocco and who will BA be competing with when it returns to the market next year?

Morocco's airports handle record 1.6 million passengers in July; passenger numbers up 15% in first seven months

Morocco’s airports handle record 1.6 million passengers in July; passenger numbers up 15% in first seven months

Like non-EU Turkey, Morocco’s airports have been having a great year with traffic booming. How fast are individual airports growing and what effect did the Icelandic volcano have in April? Which carriers are boosting traffic at the country’s smaller airports?

Moroccan airport traffic up 3.7% in 2009; up 13% in Q1 2010

Moroccan airport traffic up 3.7% in 2009; up 13% in Q1 2010

A country where air traffic grew in 2009? Yes, they do exist. And passenger numbers are climbing fast in 2010 as well. How dominant is Casablanca and who has been adding routes to Morocco in 2009? And who can take the credit for Nador’s 40% growth last year?


Moroccan traffic down just 3% in Q1 2009

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsWith its ‘open-skies’ policy Morocco is coping rather better with the global downturn better than most. Which airports are still reporting growth in 2009 and which are not?

Moroccan airport traffic up 6% in 2008 driven by strong European growth

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsMorocco’s decision to sign up for “open-skies” to benefit its tourism industry continues to reap rewards. Airport traffic was up 6% in 2008, but which markets saw growth and which declined? Click here for more.