Ryanair Invests $1.4 Billion In Morocco For 2024: Introduces New Routes

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Ryanair, says its “biggest ever Summer schedule to Morocco, operating over 1,100 weekly flights across 175 routes, including 35 new routes is commencing.” As part of this $1.4 billion investment, the airline has also announced the arrival of “its legendary ultra-low fares on 11 Moroccan domestic routes – boosting internal connectivity and stimulating traffic growth across the Kingdom.”

As part of this record Summer 2024 schedule, which will deliver over 5m passengers (+33% growth) to/from, and now within the Kingdom, Ryanair announced its 4th Moroccan base, with 2 new aircraft in Tangier (a US$200m investment), as well as Ryanair’s first flights to Beni-Mellal and Errachidia airports.

Ryanair says “its investment in Morocco now exceeds over US$1.4bn in aircraft – supporting over 500 highly paid direct jobs for pilots, cabin crew and engineers and 1,000’s of support jobs in tourism, delivering economic growth across 12 cities including Rabat, Marrakesh, Fez, Agadir, Tangier, Ouarzazate, and Essaouira.”

Ryanair DAC’s CEO, Eddie Wilson, said: “This is a historic day for the partnership between Ryanair and the Kingdom of Morocco. Ryanair is proud to unveil a $1.4bn major investment in Morocco for Summer ’24 which with our biggest Summer schedule delivers more than 5m passengers to/from, and within the Kingdom of Morocco.This record S24 schedule will see Ryanair operate over 175 routes, launch 35 new routes incl. 11 domestic routes at low fares, which will boost tourism and connectivity within the Kingdom with fares from just MAD330 each way. Ryanair will also open a new 2 aircraft base in Tangier (4th Morocco base), creating over 60 highly paid aviation jobs in Tangier. This will take Ryanair’s total investment in the Kingdom to over US$1.4bn, employing 500 people directly, and supporting thousands of jobs in the local tourism economy.”

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