Royal Air Maroc will become the newest member of the oneworld frequent flyer alliance. The airline will become a full member of the group, with its entry into the alliance expected to be finalized in March 2020, the oneworld alliance announced in a statement.
Royal Air Maroc will join oneworld in March 2020
In December 2018 it was revealed that Royal Air Maroc will be joining the oneworld alliance. On Wednesday, January 1, 2020, oneworld released an official date, March 31, 2020. Royal Air Maroc will be the first airline to join oneworld as a full member in six years. They will also be the first African airline to join oneworld. The airline has five destinations in North America which include Boston, Miami, Montreal, New York, and Washington.
“Royal Air Maroc is excited and honored to have been invited to become oneworld’s wings of Africa. We look forward to completing our flight on board speedily and smoothly so that we can offer the services and benefits of the world’s best airline alliance to our customers and across our own network as soon as possible. We will be flying alongside the finest collection of air carriers in the skies, while at the same time making it easier for people all over the world to reach our historic and beautiful part of the world. This undoubtedly represents one of the most significant landmarks in our airline’s 60-year history and on our journey to establish Royal Air Maroc as the leading airline of Africa” Royal Air Maroc CEO Abdelhamid Addou said in a press release
The oneworld Alliance was launched in February 1999, just after the formation of the Star Alliance. The founding members included American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Qantas, and Canadian Airlines. With the addition of Royal Air Maroc, oneworld gains its first full-member airline to be based in Africa. Royal Air Maroc is also oneworld’s first new full member since 2012 when Qatar Airways joined the alliance.
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