Faced with the outbreak of Covid-19 in Europe, Morocco has tightened its rules for entering its territory. The suspension of flights to France takes effect on November 26. Flights from France will be suspended from November 28.
Faced with the Covid-19 outbreak, Morocco has decided to suspend regular flights to France from November 26, at 11:59 p.m. The suspension of flights from France was also initially announced from November 26. It was finally postponed to November 28. No date of resumption of traffic has been announced.
“The decision to postpone the suspension of direct flights from France to Sunday is aimed at facilitating the return operation for Moroccan citizens and foreigners residing in Morocco”, specifies the Interministerial Committee for the coordination and monitoring of the system governing travel international organizations during the pandemic.
This decision was taken by the interministerial committee for the coordination and monitoring of the system governing international travel during the pandemic. “This decision comes in order to preserve Morocco’s achievements in terms of management of the Covid-19 pandemic and to deal with the deterioration of the health situation in certain countries of the European neighborhood”, specifies the Interministerial Committee in a press release.
On October 5, Rabat had taken the same measure for flights with Russia
The measure follows new measures put in place by the Kingdom to counter the outbreak of Covid-19; 32,591 new cases were identified in France on November 24, a figure that has been rising steadily since October 10.
On October 5, Rabat had taken the same measure for flights with Russia, then, at the end of October, with the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany.