leisure carrier Transavia is to launch services to
Marrakech in Morocco
Orly-based Transavia, which
is part-owned by Air France-KLM, will serve Marrakech twice-daily.
Transavia spokeswoman says: “Marrakech is important,
as it was An Air France route. Air France
will stop their services and Transavia will start.”
adds that another new route is in the pipeline and will be announced shortly.
spring Transavia will take delivery of three
aircraft, taking it to a total of seven Boeing 737-800s, enabling it to offer
12 destinations this summer.
addition to the new Marrakech link, Transavia’s
summer 2008 destinations comprise Krakow in Poland,
Agadir and Oujda in Morocco,
Monastir and Djerba in Tunisia,
Gerona and Grenada
in Spain, Catania
and Palermo in Italy,
Oporto in Portugal
and Heraklion in Crete.
the winter 2007-08 season Transavia
served 16 destinations. The routes not mentioned in its summer plans comprise Fez
and Ouarzazate in Morocco,
Tozeur in Tunisia,
Las Palmas and Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Luxor
and Hurghada in Egypt.