easyJet launches first flight from Belfast to Marrakech

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched its first flight on a new route from Belfast International Airport to Marrakech in Morocco.

The inaugural service departed at 0600 this morning bound for the North African city - the 36th destination easyJet now flies to on its Belfast network.

Flights to the popular Moroccan resort now operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the winter.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager commented: “We are delighted to be launching our first flight from Belfast to Marrakech today. As the largest airline at Belfast International and in Northern Ireland, we’re focused on strengthening our network and providing our customers with great value services by offering low fares, a convenient schedule and more choice when they travel.”

Uel Hoey, Business Development Director, Belfast International Airport, commented: “It is great to see Marrakech added to the departure boards at Belfast International Airport.  Morocco has long been popular for local holidaymakers, particularly with its strong appeal during the winter months. easyJet have made access to this exciting destination infinitely easier, with the launch of this direct service to Marrakech today.”

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