Articles Tagged ‘Morocco’

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?


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?

Analysis of data at 300 European airports reveals winners and losers in 2010 by airport and country; demand up 4.8%

Analysis of data at 300 European airports reveals winners and losers in 2010 by airport and country; demand up 4.8%

We analyse our updated, downloadable spreadsheet featuring traffic and trend data for 300 European airports. Which airports were among the fastest-growing two years running and which were the fastest-growing (and shrinking) country markets?

bmi makes changes at Heathrow; Glasgow service axed but four new international routes to Morocco and Norway added

bmi makes changes at Heathrow; Glasgow service axed but four new international routes to Morocco and Norway added

The German management at British Midland International (bmi) has decided to drop one domestic route and add four new international ones. What proportion of flights are currently on domestic routes and how much competition will bmi face on its new routes from existing services across London’s airports?


BRICs and MORTAR: Building for growth in air transport

BRICs and MORTAR: Building for growth in air transport

You’ve heard of the BRIC nations and their burgeoning economies, but we’ve found some more booming air transport markets and come up with the acronym MORTAR. Can you guess which countries are involved? What do they have in common? Air traffic growth of over 15% in 2010, that’s what.

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?

Leading UK country markets show significant changes this summer as overall international traffic shows no growth

Leading UK country markets show significant changes this summer as overall international traffic shows no growth

Total passenger numbers across the UK may be very similar but dig a little deeper and some significant market developments can be identified. How has UK demand developed since 1981 and which country markets are the biggest winners and losers this summer?