Royal Air Maroc Awards Now Bookable On AA.com

Filed Under: American, Awards

Royal Air Maroc joined the oneworld alliance as of April 2020, and it’s now possible to redeem AAdvantage miles on Royal Air Maroc directly through aa.com. This is also exciting because it means that awards on all oneworld airlines can now be searched and booked through aa.com.

American adds online Royal Air Maroc awards

American Airlines’ website is now showing Royal Air Maroc award availability for all routes, which is a great development, since previously finding Royal Air Maroc awards online was a challenge (Royal Air Maroc’s website displayed them, but the user experience wasn’t great).

Unfortunately American recently made their award search tool worse, but even so, this is the best option for searching Royal Air Maroc awards online (which could also be useful for searching space if you’re trying to redeem Etihad Guest miles on Royal Air Maroc).

As a reminder, Royal Air Maroc ordinarily flies to five destinations in North America, all of which they fly to out of Casablanca. They fly to:

  • Boston
  • Miami
  • Montreal
  • New York JFK
  • Washington Dulles

Royal Air Maroc 787 business class

Royal Air Maroc award pricing

While Morocco is in Africa, just a few weeks ago American AAdvantage changed Morocco from Africa to Europe for the purposes of award pricing. This is great news, especially for those originating in the US.

This means that from the US you can expect to pay the following number of miles for travel on Royal Air Maroc to Morocco or Europe:

  • 30,000 AAdvantage miles one-way in economy
  • 57,500 AAdvantage miles one-way in business class

This is also a great opportunity for getting all over Europe, given that Royal Air Maroc has “proper” business class seats on flights to Europe, rather than the economy seats with blocked middles that you’ll find on many European airlines.

Royal Air Maroc 737 business class

Bottom line

It’s awesome that American now lets you redeem miles online for travel on Royal Air Maroc, meaning that all oneworld partners can now be booked through aa.com.

Being able to redeem miles on Royal Air Maroc across the Atlantic, either to Morocco or Europe, is a fantastic option.

(Tip of the hat to JT Genter)

Comments
  1. Great news indeed. I could have used this last summer when I was having issues with Etihad booking space.

    Any word on if availability is still generally decent? I think before there were frequently two seats open per flight for award travel. Is that still the case? I imagine making the award tickets easier to book will increase competition, too.

  2. Very Good.

    Wondering how JFK (or any US/Canada gateway) to CMN to Europe will be priced for paying tickets as it substantially increases the mileage/ EQM / EQD earned compared to nonstop flights.

  3. Nice šŸ™‚ this is my probable loophole to the EU travel ban if it’s still in effect in 6 month’s time.

  4. Morocco is still not part of Europe regardless of an award chart. The same restrictions apply the same as to those from any other non EU country. Then the issue of persona non grata would apply to citizens of high risk countries. Personally I think the situation is way still too fluid to think of travel especially overseas.

  5. Royal Air Maroc has been refusing to refund a flight they canceled in April. Their customer service is non-existent. I’d be careful to book any flight with them ever again. Not a good addition to oneworld alliance.

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