American Airlines to offer nonstop flights between Philly and Morocco starting in June 2020

If you’re one in all many tens of hundreds of thousands who’s watched the 1942 film “Casablanca” and come away with a sturdy want to journey to Morocco, right here is a few good news.

American Airlines launched Thursday it ought to begin offering nonstop flights between Philadelphia and Casablanca, the most important metropolis in Morocco, subsequent June, in accordance to USA Today. The route is one in a set of newest “underserved” worldwide routes from American.

Flights between Philly and Casablanca shall be supplied thrice per week from June 4, 2020, until September 8, 2020, on Boeing 757 planes, in accordance to American. Tickets go on sale Monday.

According to Vasu Raja, American’s vice chairman of group and schedule planning, the airline has been discovering out a return to Africa for some time. Travelers could have the flexibleness to use Casablanca as a connecting stage, Raja talked about, to totally different African places like Marrakech, Lagos, and Accra via American’s partnership with nationwide Moroccan airline Royal Air Maroc.

Earlier this yr, Raja talked about in an interview that American was considering a doable return to India, and that Philadelphia may end up being the airline’s house hub for direct flights to the sub-continent.

In addition to the Philly-Casablanca route, American unveiled 4 additional “underserved” worldwide routes from the United States: Chicago to Krakow, Poland, starting subsequent May; Chicago to Budapest, Hungary, starting subsequent May; Chicago to Prague, Czech Republic, starting subsequent May; and Dallas-Fort Worth to Tel Aviv, Israel, starting subsequent September.

Earlier this yr, United Airlines launched it would resume offering direct flights to Africa on the end of 2019, between Newark and Cape Town, South Africa.

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