Articles Tagged ‘Morocco’

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 see 2014 Q1 growth of 15.4%; easyJet and transavia.com France grow while Ryanair and Vueling shrink

Morocco’s airports see 2014 Q1 growth of 15.4%; easyJet and transavia.com France grow while Ryanair and Vueling shrink

Moroccan airport traffic has grown by more than 10% in nine of the last 11 months, but there are signs that this rate will slow this summer. We examine by how much the leading carriers have changed their international capacity to the country, and what new routes Royal Air Maroc has added recently.

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Modest growth between Europe and Africa disguises significant developments at an airline and country pair level. Ryanair is increasing capacity by over 70%, Vueling by over 500%, while traffic on Egyptian routes appears to be suffering due to the country’s on-going political uncertainty.


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.

We said they would!!! Ryanair’s Moroccan bases confirmed

We said they would!!! Ryanair’s Moroccan bases confirmed

Bases 56 and 57 for Ryanair are confirmed at Marrakech and Fez, with two and one aircraft respectively.


ROUTEFLASH!!: Ryanair to open its first African bases in Marrakech and Fez

ROUTEFLASH!!: Ryanair to open its first African bases in Marrakech and Fez

Base number 56 and 57 will be in Africa for Ryanair, making it the first European low-cost airline to start operational bases outside of Europe.

Royal Air Maroc to interline with jetBlue; European expansion planned for next summer; 787s coming soon?

Royal Air Maroc to interline with jetBlue; European expansion planned for next summer; 787s coming soon?

Morocco’s national carrier has seen passenger numbers grow every year since 2002, but which are its biggest rivals at Morocco’s main airports? What competition does it face in the domestic market and what new routes is the airline planning to re-start in 2013?

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?


August data suggests European airports face difficult 2011 H2; German and UK airport traffic up less than 1%

August data suggests European airports face difficult 2011 H2; German and UK airport traffic up less than 1%

With lots of airport traffic data now available for August what trends can be seen developing this year across Europe’s biggest markets? Which country market unexpectedly lost passengers in August? And which Nordic country reported double-digit growth?

Domestic issues in Egypt and Tunisia appear to be impacting Morocco's tourism; Arik Air capacity up 28%

Domestic issues in Egypt and Tunisia appear to be impacting Morocco’s tourism; Arik Air capacity up 28%

North Africa has seen its fair share of political upheaval this year, which is not good for the region’s important in-bound tourism. But which countries, airlines and airports in Africa have been growing fastest during the last year based on scheduled capacity analysis?

Germany and Morocco outperform rivals from the UK in 2010; passenger demand down in 2011 to Egypt and Tunisia

Germany and Morocco outperform rivals from the UK in 2010; passenger demand down in 2011 to Egypt and Tunisia

How did our basket of mature and emerging country markets from the UK perform in 2010 and the first quarter of 2011? Which emerging market seems to have reached maturity already? And exactly how much has traffic fallen to Egypt, Tunisia and Bahrain in Q1 given their domestic problems?