Etihad Airways announced (26-Sep-2010) it will extend its existing codeshare agreement with Royal Air Maroc, covering the latter's services from Casablanca to the Moroccan destinations of Agadir, Laayoune, Fez and Marrakech. Nouakchott in Mauritania and Dakar in Senegal will be added in the near future. Royal Air Maroc will codeshare on Etihad Airways services beyond Abu Dhabi to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Singapore, "further complementing the partnership on the Casablanca-Abu Dhabi route". [more]
Etihad Airways: “An important part of Etihad’s growth strategy is to offer customers access to as many global destinations as possible, whether this be through opening up new routes of our own or through strategic agreements with other airlines, adding breadth and depth to our network. The expanded cooperation with Royal Air Maroc will significantly enhance access to destinations for our customers flying beyond Casablanca throughout Morocco and to West Africa", James Hogan, CEO. Source: Etihad Airways, 26-Sep-2010.