Transavia France has announced new flights connecting two French airports to the city of Marrakech in the winter season.
The two new routes will connect the city’s Marrakech Menara airport to both Rennes and Bredt.
The airline said the new flights are part of its plan to offer “more possibilities of travel to its customers wishing to go on vacation and reunite with family and friends.”
The new program will be in addition to the flights that are operating to connect Marrakech with Paris, Lyon, Nantes, Montpellier and Marseille – making the red city connected to seven French airports.
Transavia France will connect Marrakech with Bredt through two flights per week on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
A one way flight will cost customers €39, including tax. The first flight is scheduled for November 1, 2023.
As for the Rennes route, it will be launched on October 29 through two flights on Thursdays and Sundays. A one way flight will cost travelers €41, including tax .
Commenting on the new air routes, Deputy Manager of Sales for Transavia France Nicolas Henin said that the company’s customers “have new possibilities for travel at affordable prices from the regions with the same quality of service as always.”
Moroccan destinations, including Marrakech, attract tourists from across the world.
While some choose the city as a vacation destination during winter, others don’t feel bothered to experience the city’s heat during summer.
New data from Marrakech’s Regional Tourism office said the red city witnessed a remarkable 63% increase in tourist arrivals during May compared to the same period in 2019.
The data attributed the surge in tourist arrivals to the “strong performance” of both domestic and international tourism.
Domestic tourism recorded a staggering 167% increase while tourists coming from Italy increased by 23%. Arrivals from the UK increased by 56%, while those from France increased by 39%.
Meanwhile, visitors from Spain increased by 41%, while those coming from Belgium increased by 39%.