Moroccan low-cost carrier Air Arabia Maroc has launched a new twice weekly scheduled service from Birmingham Airport to the Moroccan city of Agadir – which will start on 1 October.
Air Arabia chief executive officer, Adel Al Ali said: “We are pleased to link Birmingham to our base in Agadir with direct weekly flights. Birmingham is the latest city to join Air Arabia Maroc’s ever growing destination network in the United Kingdom and Europe offering customer a wider choice for affordable air travel.”
Birmingham Airport’s acting aviation director, Tom Screen said: “We are really pleased to welcome Air Arabia Maroc to Birmingham Airport. This new service to Agadir will be popular with holiday makers seeking sun and great beaches anytime of the year.
“Agadir is a gem on Morocco’s coastline with spacious streets, palm-lined boulevards and stunning beaches and so it makes a great addition to the choice of destinations from our Midlands airport.”
Air Arabia Maroc, which was established in April 2009, is Morocco’s largest low-cost carrier and part of the Air Arabia Group. It currently operates flights to 53 European routes from six cities in Morocco: Casablanca, Fez, Tangier, Marrakech, Nador and Agadir.