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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Royal Air Maroc Becomes First Mediterranean Airline to Operate the Dreamliner

Juliet Van Wagenen

Royal Air Maroc’s first 787 Dreamliner
Royal Air Maroc’s first 787 Dreamliner. Photo: Boeing

[Avionics Today 01-06-2014] Royal Air Maroc has become the first airline in the Mediterranean region to operate a 787 Dreamliner. The airplane, delivered to the airline on Dec. 31, 2014 from Boeing's Everett, Wash. Delivery Center, flew a 4,788 nautical mile nonstop flight to Royal Air Maroc's home base in Casablanca.

"The 787 will provide Royal Air Maroc the capability to grow its long haul network and significantly reduce operating costs, all while offering its customers an unmatched on-board experience," said Van Rex Gallard, vice president of sales for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean at Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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