New flight launched between Gatwick Airport and Morocco
Tue, 09 Nov, 2010
Holidaymakers could be tempted to head to North Africa after a new flight launches from Gatwick Airport to Morocco.
British Airways has confirmed it will run the service from the London airport to Marrakech from March 2011.
Head of UK & Ireland sales and marketing for the airline Richard Tams said that the low-cost flight will provide a "real alternative for discerning travellers".
He also noted Marrakech for being a popular tourist destination for many British holidaymakers, saying: "It's a great starting point to explore Morocco; from trekking in the Atlas Mountains to exploring its amazing deserts and beaches and soaking up the atmosphere of the many medinas."
The first flight form Gatwick Airport to Marrakech will depart on March 27th 2011 at 13:05 GMT, arriving at 15:35 local time and one-way fares start from £79.70 including taxes.
Travellers choosing to head to Morocco could use Gatwick Airport's new 192-bedroom Hampton hotel, which is due to open in time for the London 2012 Olympic Games.