RAM looks to lose staff and fleet due to Covid-19

Around 850 Royal Air Maroc (RAM) staff, including pilots, are facing redundancy as the airline continues to struggle during Covid-19 and look to a recovery plan.

Can RAM recover?  Image:  Royal Air Maroc

 

As part of its recovery plan, RAM has reportedly decided to sell some of its fleet, in addition to eliminating several air routes and stopovers.

 

Most of RAM’s fleet have been on hold for more than two months after the Morocco government closed the country’s borders to contain the spread of Covid-19, which has resulted in a loss of £5million a day for the airline.

 

RAM CEO Abdelhamid Addou said the loss is the ‘worst’ the airline has ever faced.