Taxiing towards its stand at Rio de Janeiro Galeao after receiving its welcoming water arch salute is Royal Air Maroc’s inaugural service from Casablanca, a route which will operate via the carrier’s existing Sao Paulo Guarulhos service. Launched on 3 May, the latest Brazilian destination will be served by the airline thrice-weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
- Royal Air Maroc commenced services between Casablanca (CMN) and Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG) on 3 May, a route which will operate via its existing Sao Paulo Guarulhos operations. The thrice-weekly service will be served by the airline’s 767-300 fleet. Flights which operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays will be flown on a Casablanca-Sao Paulo-Rio-Casablanca routing, while Wednesday services will rotate in the opposite direction. According to OAG Schedules Analyser data, the route will face no direct competition. Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo are the only destinations that Royal Air Maroc currently serves in South America. See how Galeao Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.