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Royal Air Maroc Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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Royal Air Maroc has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The aircraft, delivered to the airline on 31 December 2014 from Boeing's Everett, Wash. Delivery Center, flew a 4,788 nautical mile (8,867 kilometer) nonstop flight to Royal Air Maroc's home base in Casablanca at Mohammed V International Airport.

"The 787 will provide Royal Air Maroc the capability to grow its long haul network and significantly reduce operating costs, all while offering its customers an unmatched on-board experience," said Van Rex Gallard, vice president of Sales, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Royal Air Maroc is a valued Boeing customer, and we are delighted to be able to celebrate with the airline as it opens a new chapter in its long and successful history with the operation of the 787. We look forward to strengthening our partnership with Royal Air Maroc as it expands its global long haul fleet."

Royal Air Maroc operates a domestic network throughout Morocco and serves more than 50 destinations across Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.

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