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Covid-19: Moroccan Authorities Exceptionally Allow Passenger Flights to Kingdom from Portugal, Turkey and UAE
Rabat - In order to allow the return to Morocco of Moroccan citizens who actually reside in the Kingdom and who were stranded following the suspension of flights, the Moroccan authorities will allow, exceptionally, passenger flights to the Kingdom from the following 3 countries: Portugal, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

According to a statement by the Covid Interministerial Monitoring Committee, this operation, which will begin this Wednesday, December 15, concerns exclusively Moroccan citizens who are effectively resident in Morocco and who have recently left the national territory.

The travel costs are borne by the beneficiaries, said the same source, which stated that a health protocol will be applicable as follows:

1. Each passenger will be required to present a PCR test less than 48 hours old prior to boarding;

2. The passengers will be locked down for 7 days in dedicated hotels, at the expense of the Moroccan government;

3. PCR tests will be performed during the lockdown period every 48 hours;

4. Anyone tested positive at the airport or hotel will be taken care of by the appropriate health authorities.