Faced with new, more restrictive entry conditions, the company canceled all its flights to Morocco from Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle and from the provinces until the end of December .

“We are sincerely sorry to inform you that your easyJet flight EJU3869 departing from Paris to Marrakech on Dec 22, 2021 at 3:20 PM has been canceled.” Like this Parisian passenger, thousands of travelers were informed Monday, November 22 of the cancellation of their easyJet flight to Morocco for the end of the year. In question ? “The latest Covid-19 entry restrictions put in place by the kingdom”, indicates the communication service of easyJet France.

Published on November 21, these measures require that any passenger other than Moroccan or resident abroad in the country, who would “test positive on arrival in Morocco will not be able to access the territory national and must return immediately to the country of origin at the total expense of the air transport company ”. TO?? the key, a battery of new arrival procedures for passengers from list B countries such as France, with systematic double temperature control and random checks by rapid antigen tests.

A priori, the risk is minimal, the passengers on list B are all supposed to arrive with a valid vaccination certificate (after two weeks of the administration of the 2nd dose of the vaccine or of single dose) and provided with the negative results of a PCR test of less than 48 hours (time between sampling and boarding). But easyJet has preferred to forgo flights out of France rather than risk being faced with the possible obligation to repatriate passengers who test positive.

“French law prohibits passengers who test positive for Covid from traveling,” the company said. “Additionally, to protect the safety of our passengers and crew, easyJet does not allow any passenger who tests positive for Covid to travel on their flights.” After removing © initially flights for the week of November 25 to 30, the low cost company has decided to simply cancel its program until the end of December, offering the passengers concerned s a free modification of their flight, a credit or a refund.

After the announcement of the suspension of flights with Great Britain, Germany and the Netherlands on October 20, it is a new blow for Moroccan tourism which was just starting to recover. colors this fall, boosted in particular by the lifting of the curfew. easyJet has in fact scheduled a dozen routes for Morocco in its France program for autumn-winter 2021/2022, departing from Paris CDG, Bordeaux, Lyon, Nantes, Nice, and Toulouse, serving Marrakech, Agadir. and Essaouira.

For the moment, no other airline has announced that it wants to follow suit, but tourism professionals are still hoping for flexibility. The Ministry of Tourism “has confirmed to us that he is working there” indicates Hamid Bentahar, president of the National Tourism Confederation (CNT), “we hope to have good news soon  ”.

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