April 30, 2019: As of May 29, Qatar Airways will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco which will be served by a B787 three times a week.
In addition, the airline has entered into a joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc (RAM) to expand the number of services available to meet increased consumer demand for flights to Morocco.
Meanwhile launching Rabat via Marrakech, Qatar will also now offer daily flights to Casablanca, providing seamless connectivity for passengers who wish to explore the country's many vibrant cities.
Qatar Airways group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said, "We are delighted to announce the launch of services to Rabat. Morocco is a tremendously popular destination with our passengers, and we are very pleased to launch this new gateway, while also increasing our presence in the country by expanding our joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc. Our close partnership with Royal Air Maroc will also provide our passengers access to their comprehensive network in North and West Africa, while enabling Royal Air Maroc passengers to enjoy seamless connectivity to Qatar Airways' extensive global network spanning six continents."
Qatar Airways currently operates five weekly flights from Doha to Marrakech via Casablanca on a B777, in addition to two direct weekly flights from Doha to Casablanca. The carrier's joint business agreement partner, Royal Air Maroc, provides five weekly flights from Casablanca to Doha.
Qatar Airways will add a number of other new destinations to its extensive route network in 2019, including Izmir, Turkey; Rabat, Morocco; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; Mogadishu, Somalia and Langkawi, Malaysia.