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 Marrakech Menara Airport

Marrakech Menara Airport: A Modern Airport in an Ancient City.

The Marrakech Menara Airport is a 21st century airport located in the midst of a city still close to its ancient roots. Marrakech is home to classical crafts, food, music and arts still as vibrant as they once were centuries ago. The Marrakech Airport serves as an airport for direct flights to cities across Europe, Middles East and Mediterranean. This airport currently serves over 3.3 million passengers annually.  The airport currently maintains two passenger terminals, which are currently being merged to from a single big terminal. Although there is a third t terminal being built, the current capacity of the airport stands at 4.5 million passengers per year. The airport can handle a maximum of 14 Boeing 737s and 4 Boeing 747s and can handle all modern aircraft. The Marrakech Minera Airport is amongst the six airports in Morocco that ONDA uses to present to passengers its special Salon Convives de Marque.

History

The Marrakech Menara Airport was first used as a hub during the Second World War by the United Air Forces Air Transport Command as a base for its cargo and the transmission of personnel and aircraft. It also served as a stopover route to Agadir Airport or the Casablanca Airfield. Today, the Marrakech Menara airport serves various airlines such as British Airways, easy Jet, Atlasjet, Air Berlin, Air France, Adria Airways, Lufthansa Airways, Brussels Airlines and Royal Air Maroc and maintaining direct flights to London-Gatwick, Brussels, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Vienna, Hamburg, Helsinki and Vienna. Seasonal flights are also provided to Zurich and Medina.

Fleet

The Menara Airport has a large number of airlines flying to various destinations across Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Awards

The Marrakech Menara Airport has won numerous awards and recommendations in various areas. The accolades received by the airport include the following:

·         Recognition in 2013 for being amongst the Top Ten of the Best Airports in Africa. Skytrax recognized the Marrakech Menara Airport for this achievement at the prestigious Skytrax World Airports Awards gave this award.  The World Airports Awards presents this awards upon the conclusion of a poll from over 11 million passengers worldwide.

·         In 2014, the Travel Channel listed Terminal 1 of the Marrakech Menara Airport amongst the ten most iconic airports the world over.

·         In 2011, the Marrakech-Menara airport took the position as the 2nd best amongst Africa’s regional airports. This ranking was given by the worlds’ largest airport and airline review site, Skytrax.

Routes and Destinations

The Marrakech-Menara airport serves various routes and destinations across Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

How to Check-In

The Marrakech-Menara airport provides an opportunity to carry out their check-in at the airports. This can easily done at the check-in counter where the affable airport staff will always be on hand to assist passengers make sure their check-in is smooth and with the least hassle. Certain airlines provide an online or mobile check-in service for its passengers.  Passengers can easily carry out their check-in before they get to the airport. Again self-check-in kiosks are made available by airlines by passengers wishing to travel to ensure that they can conduct their check-in themselves whilst at the airport to avoid wasting time and much hassle.

Baggage and Allowance

The baggage allowance for passengers differs for the various airlines and the destination. Short haul flights generally carry a lighter baggage allowance than long haul flights. However it is advisable to check with your airline company about the applicable baggage allowance before leaving home. This could help you have to pay avoidable excess luggage charges.

Seating

The Marrakech Menara Airport is not directly responsible for the seating aboard airplanes that it serves. It is advisable to check-in with the applicable airline to know the available seating options. However, airlines generally offer seating options to passengers who check-in online and preferred seats are either reserved for certain classes of passengers or at a fee subject to its availability. Passengers may also, where available, request to seat at the aisle or next to the window or seek an extra seat for comfort or medical reasons.

Booking Fee

Although flight fares from Marrakech to any of its direct routes are generally affordable, it majorly depends on the airline used. Low Cost Airlines (LCC) are usually cheaper than the high-end options. Fares may also vary depending on the booking plan selected and the nature of the intended destination, whether it is a long haul flight or a short haul. Should you wish to make any booking or reservation at the airport, you can certainly do so. The friendly airport staff at the Marrakech Menara airport will always be happy to help you out. We hope to receive you soon.

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 Airport Contact Details

Marrakech Menara Airport

Address:
BP 13201,
Marrakech,
MOROCCO

Tel:+212 (0)44 44

Website:

 Location Details

Longitude:8° 2' 17'' W
Latitude:31° 36' 29'' N
IATA code:RAK
ICAO code:GMMX

 Airport Location

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