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Air Canada to Fly to North Africa

Air Canada is to launch services between Montreal and Casablanca in July 2016, introducing the

carrier’s first route to the African continent and the only nonstop flights to North Africa by a North American airline.

Subject to government approval, Air Canada rouge, the company’s leisure subsidiary, will operate a 280-seat Boeing 767-300ER to the Moroccan city four times a week.

According to Benjamin Smith, president, passenger airlines, Air Canada, the itinerary will appeal to tourists travelling to Casablanca and beyond, as well as to the large Moroccan community based in Montreal.