Royal Air Maroc will pull its own low-cost brand Atlas Blue and launch a regional airline as part of its strategy to fend off competition from no-frills carriers that has increased since the 2006 signing of the open skies agreement between Morocco and the EU. "We cannot get rid of this competition. We have to face it. We will reinforce our position as a legacy carrier and develop our hub network from Casablanca," RAM President Driss Benhima told ATWOnline at the Paris Air Show (ATWOnline, ...

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