Etihad Airways has introduced the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Casablanca.
On arrival in Casablanca, the aircraft was greeted with a traditional water cannon salute.
Etihad Airways also chose to celebrate the occasion, and its commitment to the Moroccan travel market, with a special dinner held in Casablanca. Guests included diplomats, dignitaries, media representatives, Moroccan corporate partners, travel trade, and senior members of Etihad Airways’ management team.
Mohammad Al Bulooki, Executive Vice President Commercial, Etihad Airways, said: “The introduction of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Abu Dhabi to Casablanca route demonstrates our clear commitment to the very important Moroccan market.
“Travellers between the two cities will now be able to experience the unparalleled levels of comfort, entertainment and inflight connectivity of this next-generation aircraft, and to seamlessly connect through the Abu Dhabi hub to our network across the Gulf, Asia and Australia.
“More importantly, we are here to celebrate the special relationship between the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Morocco – a relationship which is deep-rooted in language, shared values, tourism and trade.”