UpdateMorocco has announced its willingness to allow a number of commercial flights to bring the Dutch home in the short term. Transavia expects clarity tomorrow.
This is the outcome of a conversation with Dutch Ambassador Jeroen Rodenburg and the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported on Twitter.
“More details are not yet available, but the relevant airlines will announce them as soon as possible,” the State Department said in a tweet on Twitter.
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A no-fly zone has been imposed between Morocco and the Netherlands since Wednesday evening, because the number of corona infections in our country is rising rapidly. the ban, that was announced yesterday Also applies to Germany and the United Kingdom. The Moroccan government recently suspended all air traffic with Russia, for fear of Corona injuries. Earlier, Royal Air Maroc and Air Maroc announced on Twitter that they had to suspend their flights to and from the Netherlands after 23:59 on Wednesday.
Tomorrow Airline Transavia will consider the number of flights the company can carry for Dutch people stranded in Morocco. Then it is also likely that it will become clear when those trips can begin.
A Transavia spokeswoman is happy to find a solution for the Dutch in Morocco. “We heard from the embassy and already knew that talks were underway, but now we have to wait for the details of the agreements.” Transavia is already making plans, but can only provide a definitive answer if there is more clarity about exactly what Morocco wants to allow. Last week was about 3,500 passengers traveled to Morocco on Transavia.
Andere طرق ways
It is still possible to fly into the country, for example, from the Belgian Brussels airport or from France. Yesterday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised travelers to and from Morocco to search for another route as soon as possible.
In different Facebook groups, Busy looking for ways to get home anyway. Travelers indicate that they can still come to the Netherlands via Belgium or France. ‘Helps! We are stuck in Morocco, we were supposed to go back to Holland today. This now flies through Paris, says one traveler in a group of more than 30,000 members. It is still uncertain for many stuck people whether they will ever get the money back on their original ticket. Rebooking is often not possible either.
Orange travel tips
Travel tips for Morocco are orange and a small portion even red. Therefore, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against traveling to Morocco only when necessary. “While you are in Morocco, please contact your airline regarding canceled flights and options for taking your flight via an alternative route,” the letter read. Online advice.
As of today, the Corona Card is mandatory in Morocco for internal and external travel.
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