Rabat, June 7 -- Saudi Airlines launched the first direct Jeddah-Marrakech flight on Thursday.

A Boeing (B787-9) Dreamliner with 274 passengers landed at the Marrakech Menara Airport on Thursday, marking the airline's first ever Marrakech-Jeddah flight.

The flight will serve the destination with three times a week: Tuesdays, and Thursdays, Saturdays.

Commenting on the flight, the General Director of the Saudi Company in Morocco, Mohammed Saad Al Semrani,said that the fight will expand the network of scheduled flights provided by the Saudi airline to Morocco.

He added that the flight also seeks to strengthen air traffic between the two countries. He added that number of passengers aboard Saudi Airlines to and from Morocco in 2018 amoun...