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Israeli Airline Seeks Direct Flights to Morocco

Israeli Airline Seeks Direct Flights to Morocco.

Israeli Airline Seeks Direct Flights to Morocco.

Israeli Airline Seeks Direct Flights to Morocco.



 Israeli airline - El Al - is seeking to open a direct flight  route to Morocco, According to the report, El Al's CEO Gonen Usishkin visited the country in June 2019 for a tourism conference, and took the opportunity to discuss the idea with officials from Royal Air Moroc.

Reports in Moroccan media said that direct flights between the two countries could be as soon as possible . The first route to be flown would be one between Casablanca and Tel Aviv, the reports said.

In a 2018 interview, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said “Unlike other Arab countries, Jews and Israelis are no strangers to us. The Jews were always friends and neighbors,”. and he added that  Jews and Israelis were welcome in his country.

Morocco is considered a popular destination for Israelis, many of whom take “roots trips” to explore their family heritage. There are about 2,000 Jews currently living in Morocco.

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