Rabat – The Irish low-cost airline Ryanair introduced on March 25 the growth of its fleet in Marseille, France, and coincidentally, the launch of seven new air routes, two of which is able to fly to Morocco’s cities of Tetouan and Essaouira beginning in July.
“We’re more than happy that Ryanair is strengthening its presence at Marseille Provence airport by basing the 4th plane as of this summer season,” mentioned Julien Boullay, Gross sales & Advertising and marketing Director of Marseille Provence Airport.
Ryanair’s fleet in Marseille consists of 4 plane, of which one is a latest addition that arose from a $100 million (MAD 906.three million) funding. Moreover the brand new plane, Ryanair’s summer season 2021 program for Marseille shall be chargeable for 120 native jobs. It’ll serve 49 locations in whole, of which seven are new additions flying twice per week ranging from July. Moreover, Ryanair will restore 14 strains that it suspended in the summertime of 2020.
“This testifies to Ryanair’s confidence within the improvement potential and attractiveness of the airport and its territory,” mentioned Boulay.
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Different new routes from Marseille’s airport will join town to Alghero and Bari in Italy, Corfu, and Rhodes in Greece, and the Spanish island of Menorca.
Dara Brady, Ryanair’s advertising and marketing director for France, stays optimistic for the summer season season.
“Immunization campaigns are accelerating in most nations, and that makes us optimistic. By the start of July, nearly all nations will be capable to authorize journey, though this system is topic to vary relying on the evolution of the scenario,” mentioned Brady at a digital press convention.
The information comes solely per week after Ryanair introduced the choice to launch a brand new air route connecting Malaga, Spain, to the Moroccan capital, Rabat.
Ryanair just isn’t the one firm to carry excessive hopes for its summer season program in 2021. On March 15, Air Arabia Maroc introduced the launch of 5 further connections between France and Morocco.