Lydia Kettani : Ticket Desk Supervisor - Casablanca
Sad news has reached us that long serving BCAL ticket desk supervisor Casablanca, Lydia Kettani has passed away aged 78 after a brief battle with Cancer. She leaves her Children Kenza Ktu Kras, Rita, and Ali and four Grandchildren. She is survived also by her sister Concetta, brother Angelo and his family. My sincere condolences go out to her family, friends and former colleagues.

She had an interesting career working for Pan Am, BCAL and Lufthansa recalls George Banks. Laterly Lydia was living in Maryland, USA.

A photo of Lydia is on the right.

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Lydia Remembered

From George Banks
On my many visits to Casablanca I will always remember Lydia sitting at her desk in the BCAL street level office at Hotel Casablanca. Always welcoming with a warm smile, (as all the BCAL Casablanca staff were) she always had numerous questions to ask me about the new menus and catering so she could give this information to her passengers and use as a marketing tool.

Over the years Casablanca was served by the VC-10, 707 (en route to South America), and the 1-11-500 on the Coastal African service. The 707 also stopped once weekly on the LGW CMN FNA ROB schedule for a while.

From Karen Rayner : R.I.P Lydia. Sending thoughts and love to all her family xxxx

From Riaz Butt: RIP. My prayers and thoughts for you and your family.

From Sally Simmonds: Very sorry to hear the sad news.

From Jim Will: RIP Lydia

From Fee Flee: So very sorry Fly Free

From Roger Warren: RIP Lydia

If you would like to leave a message in remembrance please drop me a line anytime at

Condolences have also been extended by:

Dave Thaxter, Keryma Briceño Neff, Una Allman, Sue Jackson-Page, Janet Willis, Alan Reeves, Pat Cresswell, Ian Jones, Jenny Thomas, Freddie Gorman, Debee Boerner, Lesley Peacock, Maria Alice Elmo, Linda Trettin, John Lyons, John Morgan, Christine Jegu, Julie Hourigan, Sheila Williams Tyson, Sonia Afriat-Itzcovitz, Julie Green, Caron Phillips, Biddi Geoghegan, Jennifer Grail, Tony Rider, Peter Durran, Liz Tiley, John R Potter, Michèle Laneres, Kris Massie, Michael Rousseau, Susie Douglas-Smith, Tina Harvey, Sylvia Murphy,

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