oseph Adamo, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Transat, and Sebastian Ponce, Chief Revenue Officer of Transat, with crew members from Air Transat’s inaugural flight to Marrakech. (Source: Transat AT Inc.)
  • Transat AT Inc. (TSX:TRZ), operator of Air Transat, took off on its first flight connecting Montréal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) to Marrakech-Menara International Airport in Morocco
  • This non-stop service is the only route between Canada and Marrakech and will operate year-round
  • These flights will be operated with its new-generation Airbus A321LR aircraft, featuring the lowest fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions (CO2 and NOx) in their category
  • Transat AT Inc. (TSX:TRZ) opened trading at C$2.71 per share

Transat AT Inc. (TSX:TRZ), operator of Air Transat, took off on its first flight connecting Montréal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) to Marrakech-Menara International Airport (RAK) in Morocco.

This non-stop service (TS396) is the only route between Canada and Marrakech and will operate year-round: twice weekly during the summer (until October) and once weekly during the winter (from November to April).

These flights will be operated with its new-generation Airbus A321LR aircraft, featuring the lowest fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions (CO2 and NOx) in their category.

“This direct route will allow the Moroccan diaspora to reunite more easily with their loved ones while offering Canadian travellers a unique opportunity to discover the cultural and historical wonders of Morocco,” Joseph Adamo, chief sales and marketing officer of Transat said in a news release. “This is a major milestone in our history, demonstrating our commitment to creating memorable and meaningful travel experiences.”

“ADM Aéroports de Montréal is delighted to welcome this first direct service to Marrakech offered by our partner Air Transat, which will allow travellers to discover a destination rich in history and culture. And we’re even prouder to be the first airport in North America to offer non-stop service to this must-see French-speaking city,” Karl Brochu, vice president, airport operation and air services development at Aéroports de Montréal, added. “This year-round service will benefit not only Montréal’s large Moroccan community but also all travellers looking for unforgettable memories. We would like to thank all the Air Transat teams who have worked tirelessly to develop this route, which once again confirms YUL’s status as a major hub for international air travel.”

Transat AT Inc. is a travel brand whose program offers access to international destinations, mainly in Europe, the Caribbean, the East and West coasts of the United States, South America and North Africa.

Transat AT Inc. (TSX:TRZ) opened trading at C$2.71 per share.

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