US News Variant Omicron: Special flights to repatriates the people blocked in Morocco

14:30  30 november  2021
14:30  30 november  2021 Source:   francetvinfo.fr

Flight suspension with Morocco: What Air France, Royal Air Maroc or Transavia

 Flight suspension with Morocco: What Air France, Royal Air Maroc or Transavia © Stephane de Sakutin / AFP in the Moroccan sense, all Transavia flights are maintained at least until December 2, 2021. This is not a closing of the borders, but it looks like it. The Moroccan authorities announced this Thursday, November 25 the suspension of the air and maritime links between the France and the Morocco . Including Implement this Friday, November 26, this measure was postponed a few hours later to Sunday, November 28 at 23:59 to facilitate returns.

France recommends that his transit nationals to regain their country "as soon as possible".

  Variant Omicron : des vols spéciaux pour rapatrier en France les personnes bloquées au Maroc © provided by FranceInfo

special flights are organized to repatriate the people blocked at the Morocco after the closure Sunday 28 November Air borders due to the rapid spread of the new Omicron variant of CVIV-19. "Special flights are set up for people who have not been able to return to France. They are subject to authorization" from the Moroccan authorities, said in a tweet the Ambassador of France, Hélène the Gal, inviting the persons concerned to Get closer to Air France and Transavia companies. These flights are operational only from Morocco to France.

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Special flights are set up for people who could not have returned to. They are subject to authorization. Get closer to @AirFrancefr and @Transaviafr .

- Hélène The Gal (@HELenelegal) November 29, 2021

"Preserve the achievements"

Rabat decided on November 25, before the appearance of the Omicron Variant, from to suspend the regular flights to and from France Due to the resurgence of the Covid-19 epidemic in the hex. Morocco also suspended the maritime transport of passengers with France. Some ferries may, however, ensure links "if there is a request" and with the approval of the Moroccan authorities. This suspension does not apply to the circulation of commercial vehicles intended for the transport of goods and messaging. These ads occur "to preserve the achievements of Morocco in the fight against the pandemic", according to the Interdepartmental Committee for the follow-up of the pandemic.

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Following the decision of the Moroccan authorities, the international flights Royal Air Maroc of and to Morocco are canceled within 2 senses from 29 November 2021 to 23: 59 until 13 December 2021 to 23: 59. 1/5

- Royal Air Maroc (@ram_maroc) November 28, 2021

"Best delays"

In addition, Rabat announced that all direct flights of passengers to Morocco were suspended for two weeks from Monday 29 November. An assessment of the situation "will be undertaken regularly to adjust the necessary measures, if necessary,", according to the Interdepartmental Follow-up Committee. As for France, repatriation flights will be programmed on a case-by-case basis by the foreign embassies in coordination with the authorities. France is by far the first economic partner of Morocco. More than 1.3 million Moroccans live in France and nearly 80,000 French resident in Morocco. France recommends to its nationals of passage in Morocco to return to their country " as soon as possible ".

Covid-19: the Omicron varying begins to spread locally in the United States and Australia .
first © AFP D e case of local transmission Omicron were reported Thursday and Friday in the United States and Australia, exacerbating concerns about this new variant of the coronavirus, already dominant in South Africa and could become in Europe. United States, five cases of varying Omicron were confirmed on Thursday in the state of New York, one in Minnesota and one in Hawaii, bringing to nine the total confirmed cases of the moment in the country.

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