Royal Air Morocco has great ambitions in air cargo and taking action to implement them. The national company launches, in fact, early next week four lines all cargo from Casablanca to Dakar (Senegal), Bamako (Mali), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) and Niamey (Niger).
This announcement was made by officials of RAM Friday at a conference in Casablanca. The stated objective is to expand the network RAM Cargo to SSA, “according to company policy, which aims to strengthen its foothold in the continent in line with the guidelines of the Moroccan state.” It should be noted that the activity of all-cargo aircraft RAM was previously focused on the north of Morocco network connecting the Kingdom to France, Belgium and Algeria.
With this initiate, the company started the implementation of a development plan for the freight sector. This will allow it to offer “the best product cargo between Africa and West/Central and Europe with connections to Casablanca.
Accomplishment of this expansion plan will ultimately throw an irregularity, according Driss Benhima, CEO of the company since it has all the attributes to be an operator of the first order in terms of freight continent while it performs very modest numbers.
The new cargo lines offer a constant weekly capacity of 15 tonnes provided by a Boeing 737-300 aircraft, according to the CEO Atlas Cargo Lines, Amine El Farissi.
Network expansion RAM Cargo will increase the volume produced by this activity to 23,000 tonnes for every year, up 15% and bring the volume carried by all-cargo aircraft to 8,000 tons per year (+ 60%), has he indicated.
Its flag carrier has certainly done at the same time, a collaboration agreement with the Association Moroccan exporters (Asmex) for facilities both tariff and logistics for import and export.