Hajj 2023: Moroccan Pilgrims begins airlift June 2 as Royal Air Launches New Flights

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Royal Air Maroc is mobilizing its human and material resources for pilgrims in order to meet the demand for the Umrah and Hajj seasons in 2023.


Morocco’s national carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has announced its latest round of flights, offering more than 61,000 seats on 100 flights connecting several Moroccan cities to Jeddah and Medina.

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For this year’s Hajj season, which will run from June 2-22, RAM has scheduled in total 33,000 seats on 54 flights operated by the company’s aircraft as well as by two other aircrafts with an average capacity of 350 seats each, RAM said in a statement.

As for the Ramadan Umrah operation, which runs from March 18 to May 4, RAM is set to schedule 28,000 seats on flights operated by its own aircrafts as well as by another aircraft with a capacity of 436 seats.

RAM indicated that the three additional wide-body aircraft have been chartered from internationally renowned airlines.

Direct flights will be scheduled from the following Moroccan airports Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Oujda, Fez, Marrakech and Agadir to Jeddah and Medina.

Additionally, RAM has increased its human resources capacity, particularly in Moroccan airports as well as in Mecca, Jeddah, and Medina, to help Moroccan pilgrims and streamline the processes and steps related to transportation.

EgyptAir, Egypt’s national carrier, has also launched a series of flights for 3,200 Moroccan pilgrims traveling to Saudi Arabia to perform the Umrah rituals this year.


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