Morocco said on Thursday that it is set to end its two-month flightban to the country on Feb 7, according to a government statement published by the country’s official MAP news agency.
The decision followed “the evolution of the epidemiological situation in the kingdom”, the statement said, adding that entry requirements for visitors would be announced at a later date.
The ban was imposed on Nov, 9, in an effort to reduce the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant to the Kingdom.
The ban was initially set to run from late November until December 31.
The only passenger movements permitted under the current rules have been one-off repatriation flights for foreign citizens in the kingdom, authorised on a case-by-case basis by Rabat.
The restrictions have dealt a punishing blow to the North African country’s vital tourism sector, already on its knees after two lost seasons because of the pandemic.