Royal Air Maroc said that this requirement followed the decision of the French authorities to implement new provisions for access to French territory.
The Moroccan national carrier also told passengers bound for France that they had to present an “exceptional international travel certificate from abroad to France”, as well as a “sworn declaration” of the absence of symptoms. of COVID-19. RAM also detailed the categories of people authorized to access French territory.
Royal Air Maroc indicated that these documents as well as the detailed list of categories authorized to enter France are available from the French Ministry of the Interior.
The airline’s statement came after the French Embassy in Morocco alerted travelers to Morocco on Friday to present the results of a negative COVID-19 PCR test, carried out less than 72 hours before travel.
Morocco is also calling on travelers from all over the world to present negative PCR test results less than 72 hours before travel in order to enter Moroccan territory.
The obligation is one of the country’s measures to continue to contain the spread of the pandemic.
Since July, Morocco’s Royal Air Maroc and a few other airlines have operated special flights amid continued border closures.
Morocco closed the borders in mid-March but now allows tourists who have hotel reservations and businessmen with an invitation from Moroccan companies to access the country.