Airline News - Africa / Middle East.


Nov 10, 2008 11/4/2008

Air Algerie

Air Algerie will launch twice-weekly Algiers-Beijing in February aboard an A330. Nov 7, 2008

Air Arabia

Middle Eastern budget carrier Air Arabia is to establish its new Moroccan operation, Air Arabia Maroc, at the city of Casablanca rather than Rabat. The airline plans to begin services from the base early next year, possibly by April, operating domestically and on routes to Europe and Africa. Nov 3, 2008 11/4/2008

Casablanca, Air Arabia Maroc

Air Arabia will open its Casablanca hub "early" next year and operate as Air Arabia Maroc to domestic destinations and "selected" cities in Europe and Africa, the Sharjah-based LCC announced this week. It reached a deal 12 months ago to assume control of Regional Air Lines and originally planned to operate out of Rabat. Air Arabia Chairman Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Thani said North Africa and Southern Europe hold "immense potential" and that preparations in Morocco's largest city are "in full swing." Regional flies a fleet of 10 aircraft comprising ATR 42s, Beech 1900Ds and King Air 350s to destinations in Morocco, Spain and...

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