To put things clearly, Royal Air Maroc tweeted on its Twitter account the new measures in force since May 8 last for Moroccan nationals stranded in countries which are the subject of flight suspension and wishing to return to Morocco.
Indeed the DGAC, (Ministry of Tourism, Handicrafts, Transport and Social Economy) had published a note addressed to airlines concerning the new conditions of entry into Morocco, which some did not have. entered with clarity (quarantine and length of stay, accommodation points etc.). Since Saturday, therefore, Moroccans ” blocked in countries subject to flight suspension may, to return to Morocco, transit through a country served by Royal Air Maroc provided that the access conditions updated by the Moroccan authorities are respected. “.
Note Bene: you have to remember that this is not repatriation, since no special flight has yet been scheduled. The stranded Moroccans will have to comply with the measures put in place at their expense. Thus, while the state of health emergency in place since March has been extended until June 10, those concerned will have to, once their feet in Morocco, observe a quarantine in six hotels dedicated to this end, in Casablanca, the list of which has been stopped by the authorities, in addition to having to justify a negative PCR test dating back less than 48 hours, and an authorization to leave the territory previously issued by the Ministry of the Interior.
The invoice of the quarantine or rather the ten which may be high in view of a stay in full board, payable in advance, as required by the authorities. In fact, most of the 4-star hotels are likely to be expensive as they vary between 500 dirhams per single room and 800 dirhams per double per day for a 3-star at 925 dirhams (single) and 1,285 dirhams (double) per day. Passengers will also have to comply with a host of conditions, including guaranteeing their stay at the hotel.
Finally, those stranded wishing to return to the Kingdom from countries with suspended flights and having no air connection with Morocco, will have to reach a third destination served by air links from and to Morocco. This could be done, for example, from Dubai, Doha, Nouakchott, Dakar, Accra, New York, Montreal, Ryad Jeddah …
Declaration on honor Document
– Negative PCR test (-48h)
– Authorization to leave Moroccan national territory
– Proof of a confirmed reservation and paid in advance (payment receipt required) in one of the approved hotel structures:
Hotel ONOMO 3 stars – Nouaceur;
Hotel ATLAS 4 stars – Nouaceur;
4-star ONOMO Hotel – Boulevard Al Massira (Anfa);
3 star IBIS Hotel – Center near Casa-Port (Anfa);
3-star IBIS Hotel – Boulevard Abdelmoumen (Anfa);
Hotel Delta Atlas 3 stars – Boulevard Mohammed V (Anfa).
According to the DGAC note, passengers coming from a ” country not affected by the flight suspension “Are not affected by this provision and can return to Morocco” under the same conditions as above “. The flight ban should be extended at least until June 10, concerns a total of 54 countries, with the sole exception of repatriation flights organized in concert with the local authorities.