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Africa

Algeria - Open with Restrictions - 07/15/2022

ALGERIA

 

Date:              July 13, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review Aug 13th, 2022

Status:           Open with restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

No restriction

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Vaccination Pass (Less Than 9 months old) is to be provided on arrival by all Passengers
  • Non-Vaccinated passengers must provide a negative antigenic test dated no later than 72 hours prior to arrival

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Unknown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

LATEST NOTAMS

A1659/22 (Issued for DAAA PART 1 OF 3) - IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DECISION OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES RELATING TO THE REINFORCEMENT OF FLIGHTS OF PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION AIR SERVICES ON THE INTERNATIONAL NETWORK IN THE CONTEXT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, SCHEDULED COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS FROM AND TO ALGERIA, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF TUNISIA, EGYPT, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, QATAR,

SENEGAL, MAURITANIA, FRANCE, BELGIUM, SWITZERLAND, GERMANY, ITALY,

SPAIN, UNITED KINGDOM, RUSSIA, TURKEY, CANADA,AUSTRIA,PORTUGAL AND

CHINA,REMAIN PROHIBITED IN ACCORDANCE WITH AIP SUP NR 01/21 OF 02

MARCH 2021.

ONLY THE AIRPORTS OF ALGIERS, ORAN,CONSTANTINE,BEJAIA,ANNABA,SETIF

AND TLEMCEN, ARE AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE PASSENGERS COMING FROM OR

GOING TO THE STOPOVERS MENTIONED ABOVE. THE NUMBER OF FLIGHTS GRANTED PER WEEK TO/FROM THE STOPOVERS MENTIONED ABOVE IS AS FOLLOWS:

TUNISIA : FOURTEEN (14) FLIGHTS

EGYPT : SEVEN (07) FLIGHTS

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: FOUR (04) FLIGHTS

QATAR : TWO (02) FLIGHTS

SENEGAL: TWO (02) FLIGHTS

MAURITANIA: TWO (02) FLIGHTS

FRANCE:

PART 1 OF 3. 12 JUN 14:37 2022 UNTIL 08 SEP 10:00 2022 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 12

JUN 14:42 2022

 

A1659/22 (Issued for DAAA PART 2 OF 3) -

    -ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SEVEN (127) FLIGHTS

      -FROM 27 JUN 22 ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY (180) FLIGHTS

BELGIUM: TWO (02) FLIGHTS

SWITZERLAND: THREE (03) FLIGHTS

GERMANY: SIX (06) FLIGHTS

ITALY: SEVEN (07) FLIGHTS

SPAIN: FOUR (04) FLIGHTS

UNITED KINGDOM:FIVE (05) FLIGHTS

RUSSIA: TWO (02) FLIGHTS

TURKEY: TWENTY-ONE (21) FLIGHTS

CANADA: EIGHT (08) FLIGHTS

AUSTRIA:TWO (02) FLIGHTS

PORTUGAL:TWO (02) FLIGHTS

CHINA:TWO (02) FLIGHTS

THESE SCHEDULED COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS MUST BE CARRIED OUT IN ACCORDANCE

WITH THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS FOR LOADING PASSENGERS TO ALGERIA:

)

PART 2 OF 3. 12 JUN 14:37 2022 UNTIL 08 SEP 10:00 2022 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 12

JUN 14:42 2022

 

A1659/22 (Issued for DAAA PART 3 OF 3) -

- THE PASSENGER MUST HAVE A VACCINATION PASS THAT IS LESS THAN NINE

(09) MONTHS OLD.

- THE NON-VACCINED PASSENGER MUST HAVE A NEGATIVE RESULT OF AN

RT-PCR TEST DATING FROM LESS THAN 72 HOURS BEFORE THE DATE OF

TRAVEL.)

PART 3 OF 3. 12 JUN 14:37 2022 UNTIL 08 SEP 10:00 2022 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 12

JUN 14:42 2022

Angola - Open with Restrictions - 08/17/2022

ANGOLA

 

Date:               August 17, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review permanent

Status:           Partially Open with restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical landings for Refueling is permitted for all flight types.
  • Crew should not leave the perimeter of the aircraft while tech stopping and night stops will be approved on a flight-by-flight basis depending on crew nationality, COVID19 status and purpose of flight. – Local handling agents will be able to advise once they apply for landing clearance.
  • Vaccinated and none vaccinated Crew do not require negative PCR tests.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • If you’re fully vaccinated: you can enter Angola without needing to quarantine regardless of your reason for travel.
  • Only vaccines authorized by the European Medicines Agency or by the World Health Organization are accepted. All passengers who are fully vaccinated and test negative on disembarkation are exempt from any quarantine requirements.
  • Any passenger (vaccinated or not) receiving a positive COVID-19 result will go immediately into mandatory quarantine at a government facility for observation and further testing.
  • If you’re not fully vaccinated: you will need to undertake compulsory self-quarantine for 7 days before undergoing a further COVID-19 test. A negative test is required to obtain a Titulo De Alta (ALTA) from the approved health centre and to be discharged from quarantine.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Next Review will be provided with variations in COVID19 cases and variants.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Benin - Open with Restrictions - 06/22/2022

BENIN

 

Date:                June 22, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 22 July 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

Nil  

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

No quarantine requirements

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Next Review 22 July 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Masks are required to be worn in public including in taxis, at the airport, and on the plane.
  • Masks are encouraged to be worn in public area and mandated to be worn in public transportation.
  • Travelers may find it difficult to access general medical care in another country as the pandemic has strained health care capacity in some areas.
  • To exit Benin, the traveler must follow the entry rules of destination country.
  • As of May 11, U.S. citizens seeking routine, non-travel-related COVID-19 testing must first obtain a doctor’s prescription before being permitted to test at health screening centers throughout the country. Testing ordered by a doctor and carried out at a public health screening center is free of charge with results typically available within 24 hours. The cost and time required to receive a result from a private facility varies by location.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Botswana - Open - 07/13/2022

BOTSWANA

 

Date:               July 13, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions

Status:           Open

COVID 19 Protocol Summary

Effective Sunday, June 12 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, the CDC rescinded its Order requiring all airline or other aircraft passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 to board any aircraft destined to the United States from a foreign country.

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All charter flights permitted subject to CAA approval.
  • All private flights are permitted without a landing permit.  Flight plan must be filled and accepted for all Private flights.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Crew rest allowed.
  • Technical refueling is allowed; prior permission is required.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

All travelers are to provide proof of being fully vaccinated

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Unknown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Burkina Faso - Open with Restrictions - 08/05/2022

BURKINA FASO

 

Date:               August 03, 2022

Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, next review 03 September 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All flights may continue as per normal.
  • The Ouagadougou and Bobo airports returned to normal operations on August 1, 2020.  All land borders opened for routine traffic on December 1, 2020.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Every traveler must provide a negative COVID19 PCR test upon arrival not older than 5days. 
  • All travelers are also required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test dated within three days of their flight’s departure in order to depart from Ouagadougou International Airport.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Only if testing is performed on arrival, until results are available.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Unknown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If a passenger does not arrive with a negative COVID-19 test, a rapid COVID-19 test will be performed at the airport, at a cost of 25,000 CFA (approximately $45 US Dollars) and the passenger will be detained until results are available. 

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No COVID related NOTAM available.

Burundi - Open with Restrictions - 08/17/2022

BURUNDI

 

Date:                August 17, 2022
Subject:            Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review – Permanent until further notice

Status: Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All flights to/from HBBA are now permitted subject to CAA Approval.
  • Negative PCR Test Required within 72hrs of arrival to Burundi regardless of vaccination status.
  • All passengers are required to have negative PCR test certificates in order to depart Burundi regardless of destination thereafter. Please note that the Burundian government requires a negative PCR test from INSP (the Institut National de Santé Publique) and proof of payment for the test at INSP to leave the country. There are no exceptions to this rule even if you are vaccinated, are not exhibiting symptoms, test negative elsewhere, or do not receive your test results in time for your departing flight. You will not be able to leave until you can produce a negative test result from INSP within 72 hours of your scheduled departure and provide proof of your payment for the test.
  • Travelers to and from Burundi must also book arrival and departure COVID-19 tests through the Ministry of Health before their arrival/departure - https://cousp-minisante.gov.bi/

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

Technical refueling is allowed; Prior permission is required.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Crew will not have to Quarantine if they present a negative PCR/Covid test on arrival. This is applicable only for their movement from HBBA to Hotel at arrival and Hotel to HBBA on departure
  • International travelers arriving to Burundi will no longer be required to undergo a mandatory three-day quarantine.  Instead, travelers will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival and must then confine themselves at home or at a hotel of their choice while awaiting the test results, which they will receive within 24 hours of testing.  Those who test positive for COVID-19 will be subject to quarantine but may obtain medical treatment and advice from the Ministry of Health.
  • If an individual shows a positive test result, they will be transferred to a Care Center for monitoring at their own expense for a period of 14 days or more and required to have two negative control test results before being discharged.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Permanent until further notice

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HBBA operating 24/7

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Cameroon - Open with Restrictions - 06/22/2022

Cameroon

 

Date:               22 June 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, next Review 22 July 2022  

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical Refueling OK
  • Crew night stop is permitted provided crew have negative PCR covid19 tests on arrival no older than 72 hrs. at the discretion of the CAA (CAA to confirm on flight by flight basis)

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Crew members and passengers disembarking must always follow the directives of the health authorities.
  • Air passengers with a positive COVID-19 test result will be required to enter isolation at home or in a government facility at their own expense depending on their symptoms. Although quarantine is not required, travelers may have been exposed to COVID-19 during their travels and are encouraged to limit contact with others for 14 days after their trip.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

22 July 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Anyone not wearing a mask in public can potentially be fined 6,000 CFA (about $11).
  • For information on limited humanitarian exemptions to CDC’s requirement that all U.S. bound travelers present a negative COVID test, please review the following page: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-testing-required-us-entry.html. Humanitarian exemptions to this order will be granted on an extremely limited basis and will only be considered when the country of departure lacks adequate COVID-19 testing capacity. To submit information in support of an exemption, email: [email protected].
  • Cameroonian borders remain officially closed; however, several airlines have been given permission to operate international flights from Douala and Yaoundé.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

A0980/21 - ALL CAMEROON AIRPORTS ARE CLOSED TO ALL INBOUND INTL FLIGHTS DUE

TO COVID-19 INFECTION PREVENTION.THIS RESTRICTION DOES NOT AFFECT

THE FOLLOWING FLIGHTS:

1.AIRCRAFT IN STATE OF EMERGENCY

2.CARGO FLIGHTS

3.TECHNICAL LANDING

4.MEDEVAC FLIGHTS

5.REPATRIATION, SPECIAL AND COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS AUTHORIZED BY

GOVERNMENT.

PERSONS ON BOARD EXCEPT CREW SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED TO DISEMBARK

WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. CREW MEMBERS AND PASSENGERS DISEMBARKING MUST

FOLLOW THE DIRECTIVES OF THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES.

EXCEPT AIRCRAFT IN EMERGENCY, THE EXEMPTED FLIGHTS HAVE TO SEEK

PRE-AUTHORIZATION FROM CAMEROON CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY. LANDING

AUTHORIZATION REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT LEAST 48 HOURS BEFORE

THE SCHEDULED FLIGHT DATE,EXCEPT FOR MEDEVAC FLIGHTS THAT ARE TREATED

AS URGENT, BY EMAIL TO SURVOL(A)CCAA.AERO.

DUE TO OPERATIONAL REASONS,THE EXEMPTED FLIGHTS MUST TAKE OFF OR

LAND AS FAR AS POSSIBLE BETWEEN 06:00 AND 22:00 UTC.

ENR ATS IS NORMAL AND AIR OPERATORS ARE ABLE TO FILE DOUALA AND

YAOUNDE-NSIMALEN AS ALTERNATE AERODROMES. 01 JUL 15:55 2021 UNTIL 30 SEP 23:59

2021 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 15 JUL 23:09 2021

Cape Verde Islands - Open with Restrictions - 05/16/2022

CAPE VERDE

Date:               May 16, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, next Review July 31, 2022.

Status:           Open with Restrictions

COVID 19 Protocol Summary

  • US aircraft: 
    • Allowed to enter.
  • Vaccinated passengers (US):
    • Allowed to enter for all travel reasons.
    • Vaccination Certificate or Recovery Certificate
    • Negative PCR – 72 Hours OR Negative antigen – 48Hrs
    • No mandatory quarantine (only if pax/crew show symptoms)
  • Un-vaccinated passengers (US):
    • Allowed to enter for all travel reasons.
    • Negative PCR – 72 Hours OR Negative antigen – 48Hrs
    • Children under 12 are exempt.
    • No mandatory quarantine (only if pax/crew show symptoms)

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • CREW MEMBERS AND PASSENGERS TRAVELLING ON INTERNATIONAL TRIPS TO CABO VERDE AERODROMES ARE REQUIRED TO PRESENT ONE OF THE BELOW CERTIFICATES, MADE AVAILABLE BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES:
    • A VALID COVID VACCINATION CERTIFICATE, WITH COMPLETE VACCINATION SCHEME OR WITH THE BOOST DOSE, OR
    • A VALID COVID RECOVERY CERTIFICATE, OR
    • A NEGATIVE RT-PCR TEST RESULT CERTIFICATE (PERFORMED UP TO 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE DATE AND TIME), OR A NEGATIVE ANTIGEN TEST CERTIFICATE (PERFORMED UP TO 48 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE DATE AND TIME).
  • EXEMPTIONS: Exemptions to the above:
    • CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 (TWELVE) ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE PRESENTATION OF THE COVID-19 CERTIFICATE OR ANY COVID-19 NEGATIVE TEST. 
    • PASSENGERS IN TRANSIT, STOPOVER, OR TRANSFER, IF THEY DO NOT CROSS THE NATIONAL BORDER, ARE EXEMPT FROM PRESENTING A COVID-19 CERTIFICATE OR PRESENTING PROOF OF THE PERFORMANCE OF A TEST FOR SCREENING FOR SARS-COV-2 INFECTION, WITHOUT PREJUDICE OF COMPLIANCE WITH OTHER MEASURES DETERMINED BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES. (FOR INTERNATIONAL TRIPS ORIGINATING IN CAPE VERDE, THE HEALTH CRITERIA IMPOSED BY THE COUNTRY OF DESTINATION WILL BE APPLIED.)    
  • Operators and airlines must request passengers to present a negative RT-PCR or ANTIGEN test result on boarding of flights to CABE VERDE, regardless of vaccination certificate.
  • CREW AND PASSENGERS MUST COMPLETE THE SURVEILLANCE AND HEALTH CONTROL FORM ONLINE ON THE WEBSITE WWW.TRAVEL.GOV.CV, WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO BE ABLE TO DO IT ON BOARD UPON AVAILABILITY BY THE AIR OPERATOR.)
     

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech Stops are authorized.
  • PCR tests are not required for tech-stop where crew/pax do not enter the country.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Crew members authorized to disembark shall comply with Sanitary and Health
    Screening procedures.
  • The Ministry of Health may require individuals exposed to a COVID-19 case or those displaying symptoms to self-quarantine. Should you be required to self-isolate at home, it is advisable to ensure you maintain at least a two–week supply of food, water, and any essential medicines.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • July 31, 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

LATEST NOTAMS

(A0007/22 NOTAMR A0097/21
Q) GVSC/QXXXX/IV/NBO/AE/000/999/1830N02845W999
A) GVSC B) 2203071320 C) 2204060001EST
E) COVID-19 – CREW/PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS
CREW MEMBERS AND PASSENGERS TRAVELLING ON INTERNATIONAL TRIPS TO CABO VERDE AERODROMES ARE REQUIRED TO PRESENT ONE OF THE BELOW CERTIFICATES, MADE AVAILABLE BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES:
1- A VALID COVID VACCINATION CERTIFICATE, WITH COMPLETE VACCINATION SCHEME OR WITH THE BOOST DOSE, OR
2- A VALID COVID RECOVERY CERTIFICATE, OR
3- A NEGATIVE RT-PCR TEST RESULT CERTIFICATE (PERFORMED UP TO 72 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE DATE AND TIME), OR A NEGATIVE ANTIGEN TEST CERTIFICATE (PERFORMED UP TO 48 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE DATE AND TIME).
EXEMPTIONS:
1- CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 (TWELVE) ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE
PRESENTATION OF THE COVID-19 CERTIFICATE OR ANY COVID-19 NEGATIVE
TEST.
2- PASSENGERS IN TRANSIT, STOPOVER, OR TRANSFER, IF THEY DO NOT CROSS THE NATIONAL BORDER, ARE EXEMPT FROM PRESENTING A COVID-19 CERTIFICATE OR PRESENTING PROOF OF THE PERFORMANCE OF A TEST FOR SCREENING FOR SARS-COV-2 INFECTION, WITHOUT PREJUDICE OF COMPLIANCE WITH OTHER MEASURES DETERMINED BY THE HEALTH AUTHORITIES.
FOR INTERNATIONAL TRIPS ORIGINATING IN CAPE VERDE, THE HEALTH
CRITERIA IMPOSED BY THE COUNTRY OF DESTINATION WILL BE APPLIED.
IT IS INCUMBENT ON OPERATORS AND AIRPORT AND HEALTH AUTHORITIES,
BEFORE BOARDING, TO REQUEST PASSENGERS TO PRESENT A NEGATIVE RT-PCR OR ANTIGEN TEST OR A VALID COVID VACCINATION CERTIFICATE.
CREW AND PASSENGERS MUST COMPLETE THE SURVEILLANCE AND HEALTH CONTROL
FORM ONLINE ON THE WEBSITE WWW.TRAVEL.GOV.CV, WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO BE
ABLE TO DO IT ON BOARD UPON AVAILABILITY BY THE AIR OPERATOR.

Central African Republic - Open with Restrictions - 08/22/2022

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

 

Date:               August 18, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 18 September 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions 

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All travelers entering CAR are required to wear face masks, use hand sanitizer, have their body temperatures taken and disinfect luggage among other measures.
  • 14 days self-isolation is mandatory for any person entering CAR who is coming from a location with local transmission of COVID-19. Airline companies must also cooperate with the government of CAR concerning quarantine and other measures necessary to manage the spread of coronavirus. Internal Restriction
  • Bangui M'poko international airport is gradually reopened to all international flights. However commercial passenger flights are authorized on the basis of one flight per week and company on departure and arrival.
  • All passengers on departure and arrival are subject to the barrier measures issued by the central African government for the fight against covid-19
  • Negative PCR test no Older than 72 hours prior to check in of flight

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical Refueling OK.
  • Prior Permission Required.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Quarantine is required for 14 days.  However, if you are a member of an international organization or humanitarian NGO, a quarantine is only required until you receive a negative COVID-19 test at the local Pasteur Institute.  The cost of the test is approximately US$70.00 (CFA35,000)

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

18 September 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No Covid related NOTAMS

Chad - Open with Restrictions - 09/16/2022

CHAD

Date:               September 16, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions until further notice

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Vaccinated travelers in possession of a valid vaccine card do not require a negative COVID-19 test for entry.
  • For unvaccinated travelers, a negative PCR COVID-19 test result taken within 96 hours prior to arrival is required for all arriving travelers 12 years of age and older.
  • Departing passengers must comply with the entry requirements of their country of destination, which may include presentation of a negative PCR COVID-19 test conducted by Laboratoire des Grandes Epidémies or at one of the Chadian hospitals entitled to carry out the PCR test upon departure. The PCR test costs 15,000 FCFA (approximately USD $30) for vaccinated and 40, 000 FCFA (approximately USD $70) for unvaccinated travellers.
  • Passengers under the age of 12 are not subject to the above rules.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech Stops are authorized.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • N/A

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Ongoing until further notice

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Visas must be extended at the immigration office in the commissariat central, and there are no automatic extensions. Travelers are advised to renew their visas before the expiration dates.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No COVID related NOTAMS available

Comoros - Open with Restrictions 10/03/2022

COMOROS

 

Date:               Sept. 24, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 29 Oct 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical Refueling OK

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Negative PCR test no older than 72 hours prior to check in of flight is required if there is no proof a complete vaccination schedule

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

•    29 October 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Borders are open   
  • Curfew no longer in place

 

LATEST NOTAMS

A1033/22 - DUE TO 'COVID-19', HEALTH MEASURES:
1) WHEN TRAVELERS ARRIVE:
 - FOR TRAVELERS TO THE UNION OF THE COMOROS PRESENTING PROOF OF A
CMPL VACCINATION SCHEDULE AGAINST 'COVID-19', THE 'RT-PCR' TEST IS
NO LONGER MANDATORY.
 - FOR TRAVELERS TO THE UNION OF THE COMOROS WHO DO NOT PRESENT
PROOF OF A CMPL VACCINATION SCHEDULE, THE PRESENTATION OF PROOF OF A
NEGATIVE 'RT-PCR' TEST DATING LESS THAN 72HR IS COMPULSORY (REQUIRED
AS A TRAVEL HEALTH DOCUMENT).
2) WHEN TRAVELERS DEPART:
 - FOR TRAVELERS WITH PROOF OF A CMPL VACCINATION SCHEDULE AGAINST
'COVID-19', THE 'RT-PCR' TEST IS NO LONGER MANDATORY PROVIDED THAT
THE DEST COUNTRY DOES NOT REQUIRE IT AS A TRAVEL HEALTH DOCUMENT.
 - FOR TRAVELERS WHO DO NOT HAVE A CMPL VACCINATION SCHEDULE, THE
PRESENTATION OF A NEGATIVE 'RT-PCR' TEST DATING LESS THAN 72HR IS
REQUIRED AS A TRAVEL HEALTH DOCUMENT.

Congo - Open with Restrictions - 06/22/2022

CONGO

 

Date:               June 22, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions next review 22 July 2022

Status:           OPEN WITH RESTRICTIONS

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Business travel is allowed with prior approval.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • No restrictions for tech stops
  • Crew need to enter on a gendec for a 72 hour stay

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • All arriving international travelers 11 years of age and older must arrive with proof of a negative COVID-19 test from within 3 days of their departure to DRC. Upon arrival, fully vaccinated travelers are no longer required to submit to a COVID-19 test at the airport, provided they have proof of vaccination.
  • All travelers must present a World Health Organization (WHO) card with proof of yellow fever vaccination.
  • To exit the DRC, all passengers age 11 and older must present a negative COVID-19 test from the INRB or a laboratory approved by the Ministry of Health, from within 3 days prior to departure.  The cost of the test through the INRB is US$30.  Visit INRBCOVID.com for information on testing in the DRC.
  • Travelers entering the DRC, regardless of the origin of their travel, are not required to quarantine so long as they show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of their departure to the DRC. Upon arrival, travelers age 11 and older must also submit to a COVID-19 test at the airport. Travelers should register their information and pay for the test at INRBCOVID.com three days prior to entering the country.  The cost of the required test is US$45 which can be paid online or in U.S. cash at the airport.
  • Following the sample collection at the airport, travelers should self-quarantine until they receive a negative test result via the website and/or SMS, generally within 24 hours.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

22 July 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • FCBB operates 24/7
  • Effective February 14, 2022, a negative PCR test is required to enter and depart the DRC, regardless of vaccination status.  Travelers with proof of full vaccination status are not required to submit to a COVID-19 test upon arriving at the airport to enter DRC. The same measure applies to travelers fully vaccinated traveling within the DRC.
  • Masks are required in public indoor and outdoor spaces.  There is a fine of 10,000 Congolese Franc for not wearing a mask.
  • The government has lifted the nightly curfew except in areas designated as being part of the “state of siege.”
  • The DRC Ministry of Health may monitor travelers upon arrival, request information, and order self-quarantine, or isolation if a traveler tests positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 testing options in Kinshasa include:

  • INRB Gombe VIP COVID-19 Testing Center  (Official DRC Institute), Email: [email protected], Address: Avenue Batetela, Gombe, Kinshasa. (Batetela Building, 1st floor; Intersection of Avenue Batetela and Boulevard du 30 Juin.  Search for “Pharmacie du 30 Juin” on Google Maps.  They are located in the same building.)No appointment required, cost $45, you must follow this process:
    • Go to inrbcovid.com to register online
    • During registration scan and upload a copy of your travel document (passport) and the airline tickets.
    • Upon registration you will receive a confirmation ID that will be used to pay at the Testing Center and then get tested.
    • Results are only available in person, 24 hours after testing.
  • Hospital Du Cinquantenaire (Official INRB testing site), Phone: +243 844 430 396, Address: Avenue de la Libération, Commune de Kasavubu, Kinshasa
  • H&J Hospitals (Private hospital, home and office visits)
  • H&J Testing location in Gombe (office visit): Pullman Kinshasa Grand Hotel
  • 4 Avenue Batetela, 9535, Price: $55, Call: 099-138 3675 to make the appointment. Then, via WhatsApp to that number, provide a copy of your passport bio page, email address and phone number. Results: generally, 24 hours later.
  • H&J Testing location close to Orca: Modern Paradise building, 8225, Avenue Kabasele Tshiamala (former Flambeau)
    • Walk in or call +243 815 586 555 / 0815586555
    • Opening Hours: 08:00H – 19:00H. Bring a copy of passport bio page. Results are usually available within 24 hours via email or in person. Cost: $55
  • H&J Testing location in Limete (main hospital): 1st Street Limete Industrial, 22309, Boulevard Lumumba. Price: $55, Email: HJ POC Abhishek Kapoor at [email protected] to make an appointment. Wait times vary depending on the number of people being tested that day.  Provide a copy of your passport bio page, email address and phone number.  Results: same day if tested before 12 pm.
  • H&J Home Visit: Call 0813 531 861 to make an appointment. Email: HJ POC Abhishek Kapoor at [email protected] A copy of passport bio page along with your email and contact information is needed to confirm the appointment. Price: $55 + $40 for convenience fees.  Result: the same day if testing performed before 10 am.
  • Centre Medical Diamant (CMD), by Appointment at CMD (no home visits).  Address: 2366 Colonel Monjiba, Ngaliema (II Mercato Business center building).  To make an appointment:  Email CMD at [email protected] (English or French) or call them at #0907 777 780 (French only).*  Results and Certificate expected via email.  Consult CMD for current processing time, which varies from 24-48 hours.  Cost: $70.

COVID-19 testing options in Goma include:

  • INRB VIP Site, $50, 48-hour turn-around. For appointment, call +243 977 967 398 or+243 824 839 979. Located near MONUSCO Lava Site, Goma.
  • INRB Border Site, $50, Located at Grande Barriere border crossing station, Goma.
  • Jeffrey Travel, $50, 48-hour turn-around. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment needed.  Located Ave Mont-Goma near Rond Point Bralima, Goma, +243 819 748 012.

COVID-19 testing options in Bukavu include:

  • Ministere Provinciale de la Sante, $30, no appointment necessary Monday – Saturday 08:30 – 11:00, same day results. Test located in Annex building, Blvd Reine Elizabeth, second building on right after turning off Ave President Mobutu/Lumumba.  Collect results at Inspection Provinciale de la Sante, Ave De Sato, Monday – Saturday 14:00-16:00.
  • Panzi Hospital, $30, no appointment necessary, same day results.
  • DPS Laboratory, +243 998 665 976.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Democratic Republic of Congo - Open with Restrictions - 07/12/2022

DRC

 

Date:              10 July, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, until further notice. Next Review 10 Aug 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Prior approval required for all flights.
  • All arriving international travelers aged 11 and older must arrive with proof of a negative COVID-19 test from within 3 days of their departure to DRC. Upon arrival, travelers aged 11 and older must also submit to a COVID-19 test at the airport.  Travelers should register their information and pay for the test at INRBCOVID.com three days prior to entering the country.  The cost of the required test is US$45 which can be paid online or in U.S. cash at the airport.  Following the sample collection at the airport, passengers should self-quarantine until they receive a negative test result via the website and/or SMS, generally within 24 hours.
  • All travelers must present a World Health Organization (WHO) card with proof of yellow fever vaccination.
  • US. citizens should travel with proof of health and medical evacuation insurance. Check with your medical evacuation insurance company on options should you fall ill in the DRC.
  • To exit the DRC, all passengers aged 11 and older must present a negative COVID-19 test from the INRB or a laboratory approved by the Ministry of Health, from within 3 days prior to departure. The cost of the test through the INRB is US$30.  Visit INRBCOVID.com for information on testing in the DRC.
  • Check with your airline about COVID-19 safety measures, testing requirements, and health requirements at your destination.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

None  

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Travelers entering the DRC, regardless of the origin of their travel, are not required to quarantine so long as they show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of departure from their point of origin.  Upon arrival, travelers aged 11 and older must also submit to a COVID-19 test at the airport.  Travelers should register their information and pay for the test at INRBCOVID.com 3 days prior to entering the country.  Following the sample collection at the airport, travelers should self-quarantine until they receive a negative test result, generally within 24 hours.
  • The DRC Ministry of Health may monitor travelers upon arrival, request information, and order self-quarantine, or isolation if a traveler tests positive for COVID-19.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers no longer require a COVID-19 test to enter DRC, provided they have proof of vaccination.  The same measure applies to travelers fully vaccinated traveling within the DRC. 
  • A negative PCR test is still required to depart the DRC, regardless of vaccination status.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Until Further NOTICE

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Curfew no longer in place.  

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No new notam

Djibouti - Open with Restrictions - 08/17/2022

DJIBOUTI

 

Date:                August 17, 2022
Subject:            Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 31 August 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • No restrictions, all flights are subject to CAA approval.
  • All travelers must present a negative COVID test certificate within 72 hours of boarding any flight bound for Djibouti and not more than 120 hours prior to their arrival in Djibouti; all travelers will be screened upon arrival and must have a negative result in order to enter.
  • Travelers coming to Djibouti by air/sea/land must be screened for COVID-19 upon arrival at ports of entry and the test must be negative in order for an individual to enter the country.
  • Upon arrival at Ambouli International Airport, all passengers are tested for COVID-19 using a minimally invasive saliva test. Travelers identified with the virus either go into isolation and treatment at a local hospital or quarantine at their hotel at their own expense. Travelers will have to pay 5000 Fdj or $30 to cover the cost of the COVID-19 saliva test.
  • Travelers coming to Djibouti must be equipped with protective masks at the time of departure or arrival at the points of entry, respect the physical distance of one meter, if possible, at all stages of the journey and carry a hydro-alcoholic gel throughout the trip.
  • If a high percentage of passengers on a particular flight receive a positive saliva test, the Government of Djibouti may require all passengers to complete a second, nasal swab COVID-19 test.
  • All arriving passengers are to obtain an eVISA before arrival into Djibouti. Please consult with your embassy for requirements and application procedures.
  • All travelers 11 and older must present evidence of a complete course of COVID vaccination.
  • Vaccinated travelers to Djibouti are still required to present a Negative PCR test upon arrival.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops Allowed
  • Crew rest is no longer Allowed due to the COVID19 pandemic

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Only if Positive Covid test result

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

31 August 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Negative PCR certificates required valid for 72hrs prior to the arrival
  • Crew do not require a test if it is a quick turn around and they are not disembarking.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

None

Egypt - Open with Restrictions - 08/12/2022

EGYPT

Date:               August 12, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Aircraft sanitation is required. 
  • Passengers are no longer required to take a COVID-19 test to fly to Egypt.
  • Egypt’s COVID-19 entry restrictions were lifted on June 17, 2022.
  • Passengers no longer need to show proof of full vaccination to travel to Egypt.
  • Entry rules are the same for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers
  • Passengers are also asked to maintain a safe distance between themselves and others, especially when boarding and disembarking the aircraft.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical Refueling OK
  • Crew Rest OK

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • No. However, anyone that tests positive for COVID-19 while in Egypt is required to quarantine for 14 days.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • 12 September 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • N/ A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No Covid related Notams available

Equatorial Guinea - Open with Restrictions - 07/07/2022

Equatorial Guinea

 

Date:                July 07, 2022
Subject:            Latest Country Restriction, Next Review
30th August 2022.

Status:           Open with Restrictions

COVID 19 Protocol Summary

  • US aircraft: Allowed to enter
  • Vaccinated passengers (US):
    • Allowed to enter for all travel reasons.
    • Vaccination Certificate or Recovery Certificate
    • Provide proof of Negative PCR on arrival (taken within the last 48 Hrs)
    • Must undergo a Rapid antigen test on arrival
    • Mandatory quarantine required for 3 days, on 3rd day another rapid antigen test must be conducted and if both are negative you may exit quarantine on day 4.
  • Un-vaccinated passengers (US):
    • NOT allowed to enter the country if not vaccinated.

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  1. The authorities in Equatorial Guinea require all travelers to the country to show proof of vaccination in order to enter the country. You will not be permitted to enter the country if you cannot show proof of vaccination.
  2. Children aged 17 and under are also required to demonstrate proof of vaccination before entering the country.
  3. On arrival, passengers are required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test. You will also be required to provide proof of a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) test result, using a polymerase chain reaction (PRC) test, taken within the last 48 hours.
  4. All passengers are then required to quarantine and take a second test on day 3. Those who test negative after the second test will be free to leave quarantine on day 4. Those who test positive will be required to isolate immediately. Oil company employees will be able to isolate in oil company isolation facilities, whilst other individuals will have to go to one of the hotels which the government of Equatorial Guinea has nominated for isolation until a negative test is returned. This applies to all, including those under 18. Authorities may withdraw passports from passengers if an invalid PCR test is presented.
  5. Your temperature will be taken at arrival at airports and ports.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

There is no restriction for Technical landing, however, no more than 3 hours on ground will be granted.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Yes – mandatory 3 days (in hotel)
  • A rapid antigen test will be taken on arrival, and even if negative the passenger must still the go into quarantine for a minimum of 3 days, All passengers are required to quarantine and take a second test on day 3. Those who test negative after the second test will be free to leave quarantine on day 4. Those who test positive will be required to isolate immediately.
  • Oil company employees will be able to isolate in oil company isolation facilities, whilst other individuals will have to go to one of the hotels which the government of Equatorial Guinea has nominated for isolation until a negative test is returned. This applies to all, including those under 18.
  • Authorities may withdraw passports from passengers if an invalid PCR test is presented.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

30th August 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Eritrea - Open with Restrictions - 08/22/2022

ERITREA

 

Date:                August 18, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 18 September 2022

 

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Commercial air traffic is running as normal.
  • Charter Flights available if approved by the Eritrean Government.
  • Negative PCR test within 72 hours of arrival to Eritrea.
  • All arriving passengers must take a rapid Antigen test upon arrival.  

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

Stops are only allowed on flight-by-flight basis if absolutely needed.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • All travelers, including vaccinated travelers, must take a rapid antigen test upon arrival.
  • Non-vaccinated travelers must self-quarantine for 5 days and take a second COVID test before ending quarantine.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Until Further NOTICE.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Permits are to be obtained through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Curfew - 11PM for pedestrians, 9pm for private automobile traffic

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No Covid NOTAMS

Ethiopia - Open with Restrictions - 09/29/2022

ETHIOPIA

Date:               September 29, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 29th October 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All crew/pax must bring Negative PCR test Certificate which is not exceeded 120 hours up on arrival even if they are getting a vaccine.
  • Passengers transiting through Bole International Airport are not required to present a negative COVID-19 test. The maximum transit time is 72 hours. Passengers with a layover of 24 hours or more will be directed to a designated transit hotel to wait for their connecting flight.
  • There no other restrictions to Ethiopia currently.
  • Children 10 and under are exempt from the COVID test requirement

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical refueling allowed.
  • Crew rest allowed.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Unvaccinated people must provide a negative PCR test done up to 72 hour or 3 days before departure or must present a negative antigen test up to 24 hours before arriving. 

Diplomats who do not present evidence of vaccination or test results will be tested at the airport, and must quarantine for 7 days.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Until Further Notice

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • A COVID-19 test is no longer required for people who can prove they have received at least 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccination or 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccination, or for those travelers who have proof of recovery from COVID-19 within the previous 90 days.The Government of Ethiopia defines “full vaccination” as 2 weeks after taking of the single dose of Johnson & Johnson and 2 doses of Astra Zeneca, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Moderna, and Pfizer.
  • As always, be sure to double check with the relevant authorities before planning travel as guidance may change.
  • Local public health rules do not specify the punishment for not abiding by local COVID regulations. However, penalties for violations of the rules in the past have ranged from 1,000 to 200,000 Ethiopian birr and three years in jail

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No Covid related Notams

Gabon - Open with Restrictions - 08/22/2022

GABON

 

Date:               August 18, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 18 September 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical refueling – allowed
  • Crew rest allowed

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Negative PCR test no older than 72 hours prior to check in of flight.
  • All passengers must take a PCR test on arrival at Libreville airport – passengers must self-isolate for 48hrs whilst test is being processed – if the test is negative, pax will be issues a test certificate which is valid for 14 days.
  • If a covid-19 test taken at the airport is positive, then passengers are required to continue self-isolation and await specific instructions from Gabonese health authorities.
  • All covid-19 tests taken in Gabon supersede any that were taken before arrival in Gabon.

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Review 12 September 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Gambia - Open with Restrictions - 07/06/2022

GAMBIA

 

Date:          06 JULY 2022
Subject:       Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 31 JULY 2022
 

 

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • There is no restriction on business flights especially when given landing permit.
  • All passengers arriving will be required to have a negative Covid-19 test no older than 72 hours.
  • Non-vaccinated travelers arriving from Gambian government designated ‘hotspot’ countries – including the United States – will be required to undergo rapid testing upon arrival at the airport. Non-vaccinated travelers must also comply with the requirement to possess a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival into The Gambia. Individuals arriving without a negative test that complies with this requirement, or who test positive for COVID-19 upon arrival, will be required to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days. Quarantined individuals are required to pay all costs associated with this quarantine period and may also be expected to pay for any necessary COVID-19 tests.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

There is no restriction on technical and refueling flights once given a landing permit but for crew rest may need Covid 19 negative test results.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

May be prescribed. Diplomats may not need to quarantine.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

N/A

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Social distancing and mandatory face mask policies are in place.  Face masks are required in all public places, including public transport.  Failure to comply may be subject to a 1,000 dalasi ($20) fine.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers into The Gambia do not need a PCR test to enter. However, if such individuals have signs or symptoms similar to those of COVID-19, they will be required to undergo Rapid Diagnostic Test for COVID-19 at the airport.
  • Non-Vaccinated or Partially Vaccinated individuals will need a negative PCR test report valid within 72 hours for entry into the country. Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 upon arrival, will be required to undergo mandatory quarantine at the traveler’s own expense.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

NO UPDATED NOTAM AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

Ghana - Open with Restrictions - 03/31/2022

GHANA

Date:               March 31, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review April 30, 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Service in collaboration with other partners will provide Port Health Services to ensure safety of flight crew, passengers, and users of the airport. Port Health Services at the airport includes all health-related activities within the terminal including laboratory testing, inspection of relevant health documents, screening and triaging of passengers and the management of ill persons including transfer to appropriate health facilities, environmental inspections, supervision of cleaning and disinfection of aircraft and the entire airport terminal among others. 
  • COVID-19 PROTOCOLS OBSERVATION FOR AIRCRAFT OPERATORS AND FLIGHT CREW 
    • Airline crew arriving or departing on international flights at the KIA including those from the ECOWAS region will be required to meet the health requirements outlined below prior to admission into Ghana by the Ghana Immigration Service. 
    • Crew Members on Departing Flights 
      • All crew members on international flights departing KIA must adhere to COVID-19 testing requirements for the destination countries. In addition, they must always wear a face mask appropriately (extending from the middle of the nasal bridge to halfway between the chin and the neck) and adhere to social distancing and hygiene protocols. 
    • Crew Members on Arriving Flights 
      • Crew members must not have any symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 including body temperature 38°C. All persons must be wearing face mask appropriately upon arrival (extending from the middle of the nasal bridge to halfway between the chin and the neck) and adhere to social distancing and hygiene protocols. 
  • COVID-19 PROTOCOLS OBSERVATION FOR DEPARTING AND ARRIVING PASSENGERS 
    • All passengers departing or arriving on international flights at KIA including those from the ECOWAS region will be required to meet the health requirements outlined below prior to admission into Ghana by the Ghana Immigration Service. 
    • Departing Passengers 
      • All passengers on international flights departing KIA will be required to adhere to COVID-19 testing requirements for the destination countries. All persons must be wearing a face mask appropriately (extending from the middle of the nasal bridge to halfway between the chin and the neck) and adhere to social distancing and hygiene protocols. Departing passengers will undergo COVID-19 screening including the checking of temperature. 
    • Arriving Passengers 
      • All arriving passengers must not have any symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 including body temperature 38°C. They must be in possession of a COVID-19 negative PCR test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin. The test should have been done not more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure time from the country of origin. For passengers who transit through other countries before arriving in Ghana, the first country of departure will be the reference point. For passengers who depart Ghana and return within one (1) week, the passengers will not be required to present a COVID-19 test result from the country of departure. A negative COVID-19 test from Ghana used on departure will serve as evidence of meeting the COVID-19 test criteria for arriving in Ghana. In addition, all persons must be wearing face mask appropriately upon arrival (extending from the middle of the nasal bridge to halfway between the chin and the neck). All passengers will be subject to a mandatory COVID-19 test at the airport terminal at the cost to the passenger. All persons testing positive will receive further clinical assessment and treatment. All persons testing negative will be advised to continue to observe COVID-19 safety precautions following arrival in Ghana. 
      • Airlines who board passengers without a PCR test result or a Positive PCR test result will be sanctioned
    • Exemptions 
      • The following categories of passengers and crew are exempt from COVID-19 PCR test Testing 
        • Children under-5 years of age will not be required to undergo testing at the airport. 
        • Persons who arrive under emergency circumstances such as diverted flights will not be required to undergo testing if they do not leave the airport or if they remain in transit such that they do not leave the hotel. 
        • Airline crews are exempt from the pre-departure and arrival testing and should follow airline policy for testing.
  • MANAGEMENT OF CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 
    • All persons testing positive will receive further clinical assessment and treatment. Confirmed COVID-19 positive will be handled by the Port Health Unit for the remainder of their arrival processes. Following completion of the arrival procedures, they will be sent to the Ga East Municipal Hospital for further clinical assessment and management. All persons testing negative will be advised to continue to observe COVID-19 safety precautions following arrival in Ghana.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical refueling is allowed.
  • Crew rest is allowed. 

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • No Quarantine

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • 30 April 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • NIL

Guinea - Open with Restrictions - 08/23/2022

GUINEA

 

Date:               August 18, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Business flights permitted; Landing permit is required.
  • Guinea requires that all travelers entering the country be vaccinated against COVID 19.  The Johnson and Johnson, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac, and Spoutnik V vaccines are acceptable, but requirements for timing of the vaccine prior to travel may vary by brand.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical landing is allowed.
  • Crew rest allowed; crew need PCR test 72 hours.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

N/A

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

18 September 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Airport working time 0400Z-0000Z/Better to plan flights for daytime.
  • All travelers must have at least three (3) masks per person with them.
  • Some airlines, including Air France, require that the masks be surgical type masks.
  • Travelers must coordinate with their airline for specific requirements.  Airlines may have their own separate requirements.
  • Arriving unvaccinated passengers from destinations known to have Alpha, Beta, Gamma, or Delta COVID-19 variants will be required to submit to an (PCR) COVID-19 test on arrival.
  • Arriving passengers with symptoms or who test positive for COVID-19 will be sent to a designated treatment center until two negative tests are completed.
  • Visa extensions for departing passengers can be applied and paid for at the airport immediately before departing the country.  Departing travelers who require an extension should arrive at the airport early to complete this process.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No Covid NOTAMS

Guinea Bissau - Open with Restriction - 09/19/2022

GUINEA BISSAU

 

Date:               September 16, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions until further notice

Status:           Open with restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • For travelers who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least four weeks prior to arrival into Guinea-Bissau no PCR test is required for entry.
  • Although not legally required, it is advisable to obtain a vaccination certificate containing a QR code if possible as this has occasionally been requested of international travelers by airport officials in the past.
  • Travelers entering Guinea-Bissau who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may present a molecular PCR test obtained at least three days prior to the start of travel to Guinea-Bissau, or a valid certificate of recovery from COVID-19.
  • To exit the country via the international airport, a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination or COVID-19 PCR test taken in accordance with the destination country’s date requirements (e.g., within three days of arrival) is mandatory.
  • Health screening procedures are in place at airports of entry.
  • COVID-19 testing, performed for travel purposes, is available at Liceu Agostinho Neto (near the Ministry of Education) and Sede da Uniao Deportive Internacional (known as UDIB) for 30,000 CFA. 
  • COVID-19 test scheduling and test results are available online at https://gbsive.hispmoz.org/. Note, the website is not available in English.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

Tech Stops allowed

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Passengers who present fever or other symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 will be subjected to a second health screening and, if necessary, to a COVID-19 test, after which they may leave the border post.
  • These passengers must remain confined to their destination until they receive the results of the test carried out and additional instructions from the health authorities.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Next Review: Unknown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

Non-Available

Ivory Coast - Open with Restrictions - 05/05/2022

Ivory Coast 

Date:          06 JULY 2022
Subject:       Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review JULY 31 

Status:    Open with Restrictions 
 
BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • None 


RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops Allowed. 
  • Crew rest Allowed. 


QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • No Quarantine - Positive COVID test results will lead to Self- Quarantine.
  • All arriving pax must have a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours (IF NOT FULLY VACCINATED)
  • Sanitary Pass with QR code is Mandatory for all pax arriving and departing Ivory Coast.


DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • N/A

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • No Covid test only Gendec and professional ID needed for Crew member operating on private flight. 
  • Pax must have a Negative PCR certificate – Validity 3 days.
  • Negative PCR certificate 


LATEST NOTAMS 
Not available 

Kenya - Open with Restrictions - 08/22/2022

KENYA

 

Date:               August 18, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next review 18 September 2022

Status:           Open with restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All passenger flights allowed.
  • Arriving passengers are permitted to enter if the following conditions are met: 1) The passenger does not have a body temperature above 37.5°C (99.5°F); 2) The passenger does not have a persistent cough, difficulty breathing or other flu-like symptoms; 3) The passenger has a negative PCR-based COVID-19 test conducted within 96 hours prior to travel.
  • Incoming Travelers are required to have a QR code for a completed Travelers Health Surveillance Form which they can access from the website ly/covid19moh   When they register on the website, the code is sent to their email.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stop Allowed.
  • Crew rest Allowed - All crew shall be exempt from quarantine after operating any flight if their body temperature is not above 37.5° C (99.5°F); do not exhibit symptoms of COVID–19 and there is no suspected case of COVID-19 on their flight. With a suspected case of COVID-19 on the flight, the crew shall be quarantined at home or designated facility. If results are negative, they shall be allowed to resume normal duties.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

All arriving passengers on international flights whose body temperature is NOT above 37.5° C (99.5°F); do not have a persistent cough, difficulty in breathing or other flu-like symptoms; have negative PCR based COVID – 19 tests carried out within 96 hours before travel and are from countries considered low to medium risk COVID – 19 transmission areas shall be exempt from quarantine.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

18 September 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • The air operators shall be responsible for ensuring proper screening, medical briefing and reporting any cases to the relevant authorities.
  • The Kenya Ministry of Health launched the Trusted Travel (TT) Initiative: https://africacdc.org/trusted-travel/. At this time, the QR code is for arriving passengers and the TT code is for those departing. Travelers can get the TT code with their test results from an accredited lab at any major hospital.
  • Due to the rapidly- evolving situation, please check with your airlines, transit countries, and final destination on the most updated travel requirements (such as mandatory COVID-19 tests).
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
  • All passengers arriving in or transiting through Kenya must have a negative PCR COVID-19 certificate for a test conducted within 96 hours prior to arrival to Kenya. The Kenyan Ministry of Health is planning to launch the Trusted Travel (TT) Initiative:  https://africacdc.org/trusted-travel/   Once this system is implemented, U.S. citizens who do not have such a test may be refused boarding or denied entry to Kenya.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes
  • Port Health forms can be found at the Ministry of Health website   or the Jitenge Ministry of Health mobile application.  Visitors must scan the QR code from this application on entry.  Travelers are encouraged to complete this in advance as Wi-Fi connections may be unreliable upon arrival.
  • The Government of Kenya established an online portal to extend visitor and resident visas.  Please see: https://fns.immigration.go.ke. Please note that the Directorate of Immigration Services has lifted an earlier amnesty on stay in Kenya over the six months stipulated visa period.  Visitors on overstayed visas from September 14, 2020, are required to make arrangements to depart within 14 days or apply for residency (permit or pass).
  • Please be advised that effective January 1, 2021, all passengers are required to apply and obtain an e-visa before boarding an inbound aircraft to Kenya.  The e-visa can be obtained through http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html  
  • Due to the rapidly- evolving situation, please check with your airlines, transit countries, and final destination on the most updated travel requirements (such as mandatory COVID-19 tests).
  • Eligible unvaccinated travelers over age of 5 years must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test 72 hours before departure. They will also be required to take a rapid antigen test at their own cost ($30) on arrival. Any person who test positive will have a PCR test administered at their own cost ($50) and self-isolate.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No Covid NOTAMS

Lesotho - Open with Restrictions - 03/31/2022

LESOTHO

Date:           March 31, 2022
Subject:       Latest Country Restrictions until April 30, 2022

Status:    Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Lesotho is open for regular travel, including tourism, through most border crossings and the Moshoeshoe I International Airport
  • On arrival, travelers will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result not older than 72 hours from time of departure.
  • All travelers will be screened on arrival and those presenting with symptoms may be denied entry.
  • According to Lesotho health authorities, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Sinopharm vaccines are available for Basotho citizens over 18 years of age.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers will continue to be required to show a pre-departure negative test taken within three (3) days of travel to the United States prior to boarding. This applies to all travelers – U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents (LPRs), and foreign nationals. To further strengthen protections, unvaccinated travelers – whether U.S. citizens, LPRs, or the small number of excepted unvaccinated foreign nationals – will now need to test within one (1) day of departure.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical refueling is allowed.
  • Crew rest is allowed. 

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • N/A

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • 30 April 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • U.S. Citizens can obtain a COVID-19 test at their own expense at many private clinics in Maseru for an average cost of approximately USD 50.  A paper copy of the results is usually available in 24 hours.

 

LATEST NOTAMS 

A0039/21 NOTAMR A0031/21 Q) FAJA/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2927S02733E005 A) FXMM B) 2112010640 C) 2202280640 EST D) DLY 0500 - 1600 E) COVID-19 PASSENGER REQUIREMENTS: INTL, REGIONAL AND DOM FLT ARE ALLOWED. NO MOVEMENTS ACROSS BORDERS AXCEPT FOR: A]. ESSENTIAL GOODS AND SERVICES B]. MEDICAL REASONS WITH PERMITS C]. MIGRANT WORKERS D]. FUNERALS FOR PARENTS, CHILDREN, SIBLINGS AND GRANDPARENTS ONLY E]. APPROVED COVID-19 TESTING OF ALL THOSE WHO CROSS INTO THE COUNTRY AT PORTS OF ENTRY F]. ONLY NEGATIVE FOREIGN PERSONS SHALL BE ALLOWED ENTRY G]. POSITIVE FOREIGN PERSONS SHALL BE DENIED ENTRY H]. POSITIVE LESOTHO CITIZENS SHALL BE QUARANTINED FOR PCR TESTING I]. DAILY COMMUTING WORKERS AND LOITERING OF NON TRAVELLERS AT THE POINTS OF ENTRY IS NOT ALLOWED

Liberia - Open with Restrictions - 08/22/2022

LIBERIA

Date:               August 18, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, next review 18 September 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Incoming Travelers:
    • Travelers 18 years and above MUST show proof of the full COVID-19 vaccination upon arrival and before departure. Liberia recognizes these vaccines as designated y the WHO (J&J, Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Covishield, Sinopharm, Sinovac)
    • No negative Covid-19 test result is required for travelers. 
  • Outgoing Travelers:
    • All persons traveling out of Liberia are encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and follow the COVID-19 protocol requirement(s) of the destination country.
    • All persons traveling to countries that require a COVID-19 test must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate before departure.
      • a.    COVID-19 sample collection (testing) for PCR and _RDT is available at the Union Center located on Sophia Road in Congo Town, Monrovia-from 9 am to 4 pm, 7 days a week. Travelers are encouraged to register at http://liberiacovidtravel.org prior to arrival at the Union Center. To register, select ''Request a Travel Certificate" and fill out the requested information. Travelers should ensure they provide correct contact details and will receive a unique identification number to retrieve their test result online (http://liberiacovidtravel.org). Travelers are encouraged to print a hard copy of their negative Covid-19 certificate before arriving at the Robert's International Airport.
      • b.    Testing fees for outgoing travelers that require COVID travel certificate: ECOWAS citizens traveling to ECOWAS countries must pay us$50 for cost of COVID-19 testing while those traveling outside ECOWAS region must pay US$75. Payments can either be made online or in cash at the UBA banking window at the Union Testing Centre.
      • c.    Travelers who test positive will be denied travel and must adhere to Liberia’s COVD-19 Case Management guidelines. A re-test will be conducted on day five (5) based on prevailing health status.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech Stop allowed (Crew must socially distance and wear a mask while refueling)
  • Crew Rest allowed.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • N/A

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Next Review 18 September 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No Covid Related NOTAM

Libya - Open with Restrictions - 07/14/2022

LIBYA

 

Date:               July 14, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 14 Aug 2022

Status:           No Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

All airline pax to the U.S aged two years must provide a negative Covid-19 test taken within three calendar days of travel.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST:

  • Tech stops Allowed.
  • Crew rest Allowed.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Unknown

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Until Further NOTICE.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Non-vaccinated travelers must show a negative PCR test result 72 hours from the last point of embarkation and COVID-19 insurance health cover. They must stay in quarantine hotels and are not allowed to leave their room for 14 days. They will have a PCR test on arrival day 0, day 7 and day 14

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No Covid Related Notams

Madagascar - Open with Restrictions - 08/03/2022

MADAGASCAR

 

Date:               August 03, 2022
Subject:          Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 03 September 2022

Status:           Restricted

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Borders are open, but domestic and international flights remain limited. Current international flight paths route through Ethiopia, France, Italy, Kenya, Mauritius, Mayotte, and Reunion.
  • Passengers five years and older must hold a negative PCR test obtained 72 hours prior to departure. Passengers and crew members must also undergo a rapid antigen test upon arrival at the traveler’s expense.  Tests cost 20 USD, which must be paid in cash.  Travelers no longer need to quarantine while waiting for the test result

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

Hand sanitizer is provided upon entry. Passengers, drivers, and assistants all must wear masks.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

If a traveler tests negative upon arrival, there is no need to quarantine. If a traveler tests positive, a seven-day quarantine in a hotel approved by the Malagasy health service is required at the traveler’s expense.  The traveler must take a test every 48 hours until achieving a negative result.  If symptoms persist after seven days, the traveler may have to remain in quarantine for a longer period of time.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Unknown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Public gatherings of all sizes are permitted. Mask wearing and physical distancing is recommended.
  • The Government of Madagascar no longer allows free tourist visa extensions. Those on tourist visas must purchase a ticket to depart Madagascar and then go to the Immigration Office or Ivato Airport to get a stamp allowing them to remain until their return ticket date.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No COVID related NOTAM available.

Malawi - Open with Restrictions - 06/22/2022

MALAWI

 

Date:               June 22, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions next review 22 July 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • The government of Malawi requires electronic proof of a negative PCR COVID test no older than 72 hours at the time of arrival and proof of COVID vaccination to enter Malawi.
  • As of June 1, fully vaccinated travelers who have a digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate are no longer required to produce a COVID-19 PCR certificate prior to entering the country.
  • Children under age 1 are exempt from testing requirements

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

Tech stops Allowed

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Travelers who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 will be offered a complimentary vaccine at the point of entry. Travelers who refuse the vaccine will be subject to a ten-day institutional quarantine..

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

N/A, will Review 22 July 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Visitors are subject to health screen procedures at airports and other ports of entry.  Authorities often take temperatures and visitors may be required to walk through sanitation chambers where a non-toxic disinfectant is sprayed on the visitor and their carry-on luggage.
  • PCR test results are not reliably available within one calendar day. Antigen tests are reliably available within one calendar day.

Below are the main laboratories and hospitals providing COVID-19 PCR tests. Before visiting one of these health centers for travel COVID-19 testing, confirm that the results will be accepted by your airline of choice.

    • Mzuzu Central Hospital in Mzuzu
    • Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe
    • Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre
    • Zomba Central Hospital Laboratory in Zomba
    • National Public Health Institute of Malawi (PHIM), CHSU Campus

 

LATEST NOTAMS

None

Maldives - Open with Restrictions - 09/29/2022

MALDIVES 

Date:                Sept. 29, 2022
Subject:            Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 29th October 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions
 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • The Public Health Emergency for the COVID-19 Pandemic announced on 12th March 2020 has been revoked on 13th March 2022 by the Minister of Health Ahmed Naseem.
  • All international airports in Maldives will be Open with Restrictions for operations.
  • Tourists travelling to the Maldives will be provided visa on arrival. Tourists must have a hotel reservation confirmation for the entire stay in a registered tourist facility'
  • Effective from 26th July 2021 onwards, Tourists intending to check-in or stay)/ at tourist facilities in inhabited islands will be Permitted if:
    • (a) they have completed prescribed dose(s) of a COVlD-|9 vaccine (approved by World Health Organization Emergency Use Listing (EUL) or Maldives Food and Drug Authority), and at least l4 (fourteen) days have passed after the completion of the prescribed dose(s), and
    • (b) hold a negative result for a nucleic acid test (PCR test for COVID- l9 with sample taken at most 72 (seventy-two) hours before departure from the first port of embarkation.
  • According to Maldives Health Protection Agency, effective July 26, 2021, all tourists are required to hold a valid negative PCR test result from a sample taken 96 hours or less prior to embarkation in Maldives. This requirement is not mandatory for children below the age of one.
  • All tourists should hold a negative PCR test result from a test taken within 72 hours of checking-out of a guesthouse from any inhabited island.
  • If any members of the travel party test positive, the person who tests positive will be placed in isolation for 14 days at their expense and the rest of the family will be placed in quarantine for 14 days at their expense.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stop Allowed
  • Crew rest Allowed

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • The following categories of traveler, including those who have completed the prescribed dose of COVID-19 Vaccines, must hold a negative result for a nucleic acid test (PCR test) for COVID- l9 prior to entry into the Maldives.
    • All Tourist
    • Special Visa holders
    • Business visa holders
    • Foreign diplomats and their accompanying family members
    • Airline/aircraft crew whose transit stay in the Maldives
      • is arranged in an accommodation other than a designated transit facility and/or;
      • duration of stay will exceed seven days
    • Crew of ships who arrive by air to sign onto a ship
  • The sample for the PCR rest must be taken not more than 96 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure from the first port of embarkation en-route to the Maldives.
  • Children below one year old are exempt from the requirement of a PCR test.
  • lf the passenger makes a transit during the journey; the initial PCR test will be valid if the transit does not exceed 24 hours.
  • lf a passenger makes a transit exceeding 24 hours, the passenger must take a repeat PCR test within 96 hours prior to embarkation at the port of transit.
  • The following category of passengers are required to undergo mandatory home quarantine for 14 (fourteen) days in their place of residency or work. Such passengers must obtain a COVID- l9 negative PCR Test result before they are released from home quarantine.
    • a) Special Visa Holders whose duration of stay in the Maldives will be more than 7 (seven) days
    • b) Business visa Holders whose duration of stay in the Maldives will be more than 7 (seven) days
    • c) Foreign diplomats and their accompanying family members
    • d) Maldivian citizens and Work Visa holders
  • Further information on mandatory home quarantine requirements are provided in the Ministry of Health website https://covid19.health.gov.mv/downloads-dv/lc=0).
  • Maldivian citizens and Work Visa holders travelling to the Maldives are required to undergo mandatory home quarantine for l0 (ten) days in their place of residency or work.
  • Tourists are allowed entry without quarantine upon arrival.
  • Travelers who test positive (regardless of vaccination status) and are asymptomatic are required to quarantine for 7 days at their own expense from the date the testing sample was taken.  If symptomatic, the quarantine period will end 24 hours after the COVID-19 positive person stops showing symptoms.
  • Travelers who are fully vaccinated but have had contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19 will have two options:  
    • 1) 10-day quarantine at their own expense from the last date of contact with the COVID-19 positive patient.  If the direct contact does not show symptoms after 10 days, they will automatically be released from quarantine.  No further testing is required.  
    • 2) 5-day quarantine at their own expense from the last day of contact with the COVID-19 positive patient, followed by a negative PCR test.  
  • Travelers who are not fully vaccinated and test positive for COVID-19 must undergo 14 days of quarantine at their own expense and then receive a negative COVID-19 test result to be released from quarantine.   
  • Travelers who are required to quarantine must pay for their own extended stay.  You should reconsider travel to Maldives if you do not have sufficient funds to cover any additional quarantine period.
  • The government is taking active steps to prevent further spreading, including travel restrictions, involuntary isolation, and mandatory quarantines.  
  • Travelers who test positive or are exposed to someone with a positive test for COVID-19 are routinely separated from their travel companions and forced to isolate/quarantine at their own expense for a number of days as stipulated by the Government of Maldives. 

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Unti lFurther Notice

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

LATEST NOTAMS 

  • NIL

Mali - Open with Restrictions - 06/22/2022

MALI

 

Date:               June 22, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 22 July 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Travelers are required to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a negative COVID-19 test result (PCR) within 72 hours for entry and exit

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops Allowed
  • Crew rest Allowed.  

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Any person who is suspected of having COVID-19 may be isolated at the border and a COVID-19 test may be conducted.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

N/A, next update 22 July 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Travelers should be prepared for changes to entry requirements with little or no advanced notice.
  • The Government of Mali has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for additional travel restrictions to go into effect with little or no advanced notice.
  • Check with your airline prior to travel regarding restrictions and COVID-19 testing requirements for Mali and for any countries through which you intend to travel to and from Mali.  You may be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result prior to departing Mali.
  • No curfew.
  • Travelers can obtain COVID-19 tests at local facilities in Bamako, including:
  • Institut National de Santé Publique (INSP), Hippodrome
    • Tel (223) 20 21 43 20
    • 25,000 CFA same day results (test before 11:00, results by 6 p.m.)
  • Polyclinic Pasteur, ACI 2000 Hamdallaye
    • Tel (223) 20 29 10 10 / 20 29 14 38
    • 45,000 CFA for travelers (from 10:00 to 12:00) next day results at 2 pm
    • 25,000 CFA for routine testing, next day results at 2 p.m.
    • Rapid tests (55,000 CFA 8:00-11:30, results in 15 minutes)
  • Golden Life Hospital, Badalabougou
    • Tel (223) 20 22 11 11
    • 55,000 CFA (from 8:00 to 11:30) next day results at 5:00 p.m.
  • You must carry your test results with you during your travel.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

None

Mauritania - Open with Restrictions - 12/21/2021

MAURITANIA

 

Date:               December 21, 2021
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions

Status:           Open with Restrictions

COVID 19 Protocol Summary

  • Negative PCR – 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Medical staff at airport taking temperatures via thermal camera
  • On the spot testing if temperature readings are above normal.
  • No quarantine with negative PCR.

 

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • None
  • All travelers over the age of 11 years, required a Negative PCR test no older that 72 hours.
  • Mauritanian medical staff be taking temperatures via thermal camera at all ports of entry. If a traveler has a fever, that traveler will immediately take either a PCR or antigenic test to determine if the person has a COVID infection.

 

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops Allowed.
  • Crew rest Allowed.

 

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Mauritania no longer requires quarantine for any traveler who arrives with a negative PCR test for COVID-19.

 

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

January 21st, 2022

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Crew and Pax must have a Negative PCR certificate valid -72 Hours prior to arrival

 

 

LATEST NOTAMS

None

Mauritius - Open - No Restrictions - 07/06/2022

Mauritius 

Date:          06 JULY 2022
Subject:       Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review Open UFN

Status:    No Restrictions

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • None


RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops Allowed. 
  • Crew rest Allowed. 


DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • N/A


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

COVID vaccination passports or certificates are not mandatory to enter Mauritius. Since information may change quickly, we advise you to follow up on the latest Mauritius travel updates and/or contact your local embassy. Pre-arrival testing is no longer required to enter Mauritius. Likewise, there are no quarantine requirements in Mauritius.
  
DATE THE RESTRCTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • N/A


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • N/A


LATEST NOTAMS 

  • NO NOTAMS AVAILABLE 

Mayotte - Open with Restrictions - 09/29/2022

MAYOTTE

Date:               Sept 29, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 29 October 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • French territories maintain control at its borders and restricts travel.
  • Covid-19 – Flight Restrictions: All International flights can only be admitted with the Prior Authorization of The State Representative In 'Mayotte.'
  • Little is known about the situation in Mayotte, and although travel justification will be lifted for fully vaccinated travelers, it is warned that even these travelers could be at very high risk of infection. 
  • A negative PCR test of less than 72 hours are required for all passengers and arrivals are asked to self-isolate for 7 days upon arrival
  • Travelers who are not vaccinated must show they are essential travelers with a compelling reason for travel to and from Mayotte.
  • Individuals travelling to Mayotte over the age of 11 must present the following:
    • Proof of full vaccination
    • Negative COVID-19 test results 72-hours prior to boarding.
    • The contact-tracing assistance form
    • A statement that they do not present symptoms and have no knowledge of contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • All International flights can only be permitted with the prior authorization of the state representative in Mayotte.  The request should be submitted at least 72 hours before the planned date of the flight.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • A negative Covid-19 test taken up to 72h before boarding is required to travel to Mayotte, and arrivals are asked to self-isolate for 3-5 days upon arrival. A form for travel to French overseas territories is required. If you are in Mayotte, you should monitor developments regularly and follow the advice of local authorities.
  • Coming from foreign countries and showing symptoms of a ‘COVID-19' Infection upon arrival in Mayotte, a quarantine or isolation measure may be prescribed upon arrival in Mayotte for pax in any other case.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • 29 October 2022 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Refer to Notam

 

LATEST NOTAMS

A0837/22 - 'COVID-19': PAX RESTRICTIONS AND HEALTH MEASURES:
1- THE FLW PAX RESTRICTIONS AND HEALTH MEASURES APPLY TO AIR TRANSPORT IN ACCORDANCE WITH DECREE 2021-699 DATED 01 JUN 2021 MODIFIED.
2- FRANCE MAINTAINS CTL AT ITS BORDERS AND RESTRICTS TRAVEL. FOR MORE INFO CTC: PERMANENCE.DSACOI(A)AVIATION-CIVILE.GOUV.FR.
3- THE AIR CARRIER MAY REQUIRE PAX TO UNDERGO A TEMPERATURE CHECK BFR BOARDING. IT MAY DENY BOARDING TO PAX WHO REFUSE SCREENING.
4- THE AIR CARRIER SHALL IMPLEMENT ALL MEASURES RECOMMENDED IN THE AVIATION HEALTH SAFETY PROTOCOL FROM 'EASA' AND 'ECDC', IN COMPLIANCE WITH FRENCH REGULATIONS.
5- THE AIR CARRIER INFORMS THEIR PAX THAT THE WEARING OF A SURGICAL MASK FROM SIX YEARS OLD REMAINS RECOMMENDED ON BOARD FOR VULNERABLE PERSONS AND THOSE WHO WISH TO DO SO. THIS DISPOSITION DOES NOT PREVENT THE AIR CARRIER TO APPLY FACE MASK OBLIGATION WHEN IT IS REQUIRED BY THE STATE OF DEST.
6- THE AIR CARRIER SHALL ENSURE THE DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTION OF LOCATOR FORMS (SEE ICAO ANNEX 9, APPENDIX 13, AND THE ORDER OF 09 JUL 2014 RELATING TO THE PAX LOCATOR FORM) AND VERIFY THAT THEY ARE FILLED IN BY EVERY PAX BFR DISEMBARKING. THE INFO TO BE FILLED IN LOCATOR FORMS MAY BE COLLECTED BY A DIGITAL DEVICE UNDER THE SECURITY CONDITIONS ADAPTED TO THEIR CONTENT WITH THE EUROPEAN REGISTRATION PLATFORM DEDICATED TO THIS PURPOSE (HTTPS://WWW.EUPLF.EU).

Morocco - Open with Restrictions - 03/15/2022

Morocco / Western Sahara

 

Date:                March15, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, next Review 15 April 2022

 

Status:       Open with restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

The Government of Morocco has put into place a “Health State of Emergency.” 

International air travel to and from Morocco resumed on February 7.  Passenger ferries continue to be suspended and the borders with Ceuta, Melilla & Mauritania remain closed.

• To leave the territory:

- The booster dose (D3) is required, if the second vaccine dose (or that of the single dose of the J&J vaccine) dates back to more than four months

- For people who have not received a booster dose and who have recently recovered from COVID-19, the 3rd dose can only be administered after 4 weeks (28 days) from the infection date. Thus, these people can leave the territory with:

- Their old vaccination pass accompanied by a recovery certificate or a negative PCR test

- And the result of the PCR or antigen test documenting the last infection

•To enter the national territory:

- The COVID - 19 vaccine passport and negative result of PCR test of less than 48 hours (time between sampling and boarding) are mandatory.

- Passenger's health form, to be downloaded online before boarding (also distributed on board), duly completed, including the passenger's address and two telephone numbers allowing him to be located, if necessary, during the 10 days following his arrival on the national territory LINK: https://www.onda.ma/form.php

• To enter the national territory:

- Rapid, systematic antigen testing at the airport and random sampling for random PCR testing will be carried out;

     - If the rapid antigen test is negative: nothing to report.

     - If the rapid antigen test is positive upon arrival:

          - If the person is asymptomatic or mild symptoms: treatment in self-isolation at home, or in a hotel    

            for tourist, according to the national protocol in force.

          - If the person has moderate to severe symptoms: treatment in a public or private hospital    

            according to the national protocol in force.

•Concerning children:

- No access conditions are applied for children under 6 years old;

-For children aged 6 and under 18: the only access condition is the presentation of a negative result of PCR test of less than 48 hours, in addition to a rapid antigen test upon arrival.

 

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech fuel stop and cargo flight permits can be arranged through normal channels (Moroccan CCA).
  • Night stop and crew rest / pax (embarking or disembarking) the permit must be arranged through diplomatic channels.

 

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Present a vaccination pass (for those 12+ years of age), demonstrating that they have been fully vaccinated (at least two doses, unless the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was administered); 
  • Present a negative PCR test taken less than 48 hours before boarding (for those 7+ years of age)
  • Upon arrival pax may be required complete and submit a passenger health form
  • Submit to rapid antigen testing upon arrival in Morocco
  • Submit – if requested – to random PCR testing (for those 7+ years of age) after entry into Morocco.
  • Arriving passengers who test positive at the airport will be required to self-isolate at their residences and will be subject to monitoring by government authorities.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Restrictions valid until 15 April 2022

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Repatriation flights are authorized via diplomatic channel.
  • AIRCRAFT OPERATORS MUST INFORM PASSENGERS TO DESTINATION MOROCCO ABOUT THE OBLIGATION TO FILL IN THE PASSENGER HEALTH FORM (FSP)ONLINE, VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK HTTP://WWW.ONDA.MA/FORM.PHP, PRINT IT AND SIGN IT BEFORE ARRIVING
  • IN THE NATIONAL TERRITORY
  • Morocco requires proof of vaccination to enter most private and public establishments, including hotels, restaurants, cafes, gyms, hammams, grocery stores, and public modes of transportation.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

A0078/22 - COVID-19, AIRCRAFT OPERATORS MUST INFORM PASSENGERS TO DESTINATION

MOROCCO ABOUT THE OBLIGATION TO FILL IN THE PASSENGER HEALTH FORM

(FSP)ONLINE, VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK:

HTTP://WWW.ONDA.MA/FORM.PHP, PRINT IT AND SIGN IT BEFORE ARRIVING

IN THE NATIONAL TERRITORY. 03 FEB 18:23 2022 UNTIL 05 MAY 22:59 2022.

           

A0077/22 - COVID19, CONDITIONS OF ACCESS TO THE NATIONAL TERRITORY:

1- OBLIGATION TO PRESENT, BEFORE BOARDING, VACCINATION PASS FOR

ALL PASSENGERS OVER 18 YEARS OLD.

2- OBLIGATION TO PRESENT, BEFORE BOARDING THE NEGATIVE RESULT OF A

PCR TEST LESS THAN 48 HOURS FOR ALL PASSENGERS OVER 6 YEARS OLD.

3- CARRYING OUT ANTIGENIC TESTS UPON ARRIVAL FOR PASSANGERS OVER

6 YEARS OLD.

4- CARRYING OUT RANDOMLY PCR TESTS UPON ARRIVAL.

5- AIR CARRIERS SHOULD CHECK BEFORE PASSENGERS BOARDING THE

DOCUMENTS MENTIONNED IN POINTS 1) AND 2) ABOVE. 06 FEB 23:00 2022 UNTIL 05 MAY

22:59 2022.

 

A1072/21 - COVID-19,

IN ORD TO CONTAIN THE SPREAD OF THE PANDEMIC OUTBREAK OF COVID-19,

FPL PLANNING PROPOSES GMME AP WILL NOT BE ACPT AS AN ALTN AD FOR

ALL ACFT. EMERGENCY FLT EXCEPTED. 17 DEC 13:20 2021 UNTIL 16 MAR 23:59 2022.

Mozambique - Open with Restrictions - 07/21/2022

MOZAMBIQUE

Date:               March 23, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 21 August 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All aircraft and flights wishing to enter Mozambique require prior permission to be obtained. No flight will be permitted without Landing or overflight permission. 
  • All inbound international passenger flights as well as cargo flights are permitted. 
  • Travelers arriving in Mozambique will be required to present a Vaccination Certificate

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical refueling permitted. 
  • Tech Stop for fuel is permitted.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Persons who have had direct contact with cases confirmed COVID-19 are not subject to quarantine. All passengers and crew arriving in the country must: 
    • 1.    present a certificate proving complete vaccination against SARS COV-2 or proof of a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction test (PCR) for SARS COV-2, valid for 72 hours on arrival in the country; or
    • 2.    perform the Antigen-based Rapid Test upon entry into the country, at their own expense, for those who do not present a certificate proving complete vaccination against SARS COV-2 or a valid PCR test; an
    • 3.    citizens with a positive result in paragraph 2) must comply with home isolation, at their own expense, according to the rules of the health authorities.
  • Children up to 11 years of age are exempt from presenting the COVID-19 test or complete vaccination certificate when entering the national territory. 
  • All passengers and crew with symptoms, regardless of age, arriving in the country must be tested for COVID-19 at the point of entry. The validity of the PCR test for SARS COV-2 is 7 days, counted from the date of sample collection, for citizens of Mozambique or foreign nationality who need multiple entries into the country in a short period of time or who take a short trip abroad. Individuals with SARS COV-2 infection or COVID-19 are subject to the following regime: 
    • 1.    mandatory home isolation of 7 days, if they do not have medical criteria for admission: or
    • 2.    institutional isolation or internment in an appropriate health facility for therapeutic purposes, if they have medical criteria for internment defined by the competent authorities; and
    • 3.    the criteria for discharge from isolation are defined by the Ministry that oversees the area of health.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • No new NOTAMs however Review to be done 01st of October 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No New Notams

Namibia - Open with Restrictions – 08/17/2022

NAMIBIA

 

Date:                August 17, 2022
Subject:            Latest Country Restrictions through to PERMANENT.

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • ALL FLIGHT TYPES ARE PERMITTED PROVIDED THAT A LANDING PERMIT IS OBTAINED FROM THE NAMIBIA AIS
  • Fully vaccinated travelers are no longer required to produce a negative PCR test result upon arrival in Namibia but are instead required to present an authentic, valid vaccination card at the port of entry.
  • Travelers are strongly encouraged to verify their vaccination status by registering with the CDC’s Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS). Registration in VAMS allows the traveler to obtain a free QR-coded digital vaccination certificate which serves as additional proof of the traveler’s vaccination status. (https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/reporting/vams/recipient-certificate.html)
  • Travelers who are not fully vaccinated must produce a negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result no older than 72 hours from their arrival in Namibia calculated from the date/time the sample was taken. The certificate must be issued by a certified laboratory to issue SARS-Co V-2 test results in the country of issuance.
  • Only COVID-19 PCR test certificates obtained from providers participating in the Trusted Travel platform or verified on the Global Haven system will be valid for entry into and exit from Namibia.
  • Non-Namibian travelers arriving with a negative result that is older than 72 hours will be placed in quarantine and tested for COVID-19 on the same day at their own cost and will only be released if the results of this test return negative. This requirement does not apply to children under the age of 5 years. 
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is not mandatory to enter Namibia but will allow entry without additional requirements such as a negative PCR test or testing upon arrival.
  • Arriving passengers may be subject to medical screening at ports of entry.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

NO RESTRICTIONS AGAINST TECH STOPS AND CREW REST

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Arriving international tourists do not have to quarantine if they present a vaccination certificate  or negative COVID-19 PCR test result that is not older than 72 hours.  
  • Returning Namibian Citizens or U.S. Citizens with permanent residence in Namibia with a valid De-isolation Certificate from the Government of the country of departure will not be subjected to quarantine upon entry, despite status of test results.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Permanent.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Niger - Open with Restrictions - 08/05/2021

NIGER

Date:              August 5, 2021
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 4 November 2021

 

Status:          Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Airports are Open to International Travel.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

All Crew and passengers must adhere to the strict preventative measures issued by the State of Niger.

Negative PCR Covid test required.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Travelers who intend to stay in Niger for more than 14 days are required to provide a contact telephone number in Niger and are required to go into quarantine for a period of seven days at a precise address/home.  Government of Niger officials may visit each individual in quarantine to verify they are respecting quarantine regulations.  At the end of their quarantine period, travelers are asked to visit the COVID testing facility in Village Chinois for a COVID-19 test, given free by the Nigerien Ministry of Public Health.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

4 November 2021

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • N/A 

 

LATEST NOTAMS

 

A1040/21

Q) DRRR/QAFXX/IV/NBO/E/000/999/1647N00236E999

B) FROM: 21/08/04 16:56C) TO: 21/11/04 23:59 EST

E) THE COVID-19 PREVENTIVE MEASURES TO WHICH ALL PASSENGERS MUST

SUBMIT ON ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE ARE ISSUED BY THE STATE OF NIGER IN

NIAMEY, AGADEZ AND ZINDER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS.

Nigeria - Open with Restrictions - 09/29/2022

NIGERIA

Date:               Sept 29, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions Next Review 29th October 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • DNAA, DNMM and DNKN are open (24 HR Operations)
  • All travelers are permitted but must follow travel protocols.
  • Non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India, Turkey or South Africa within Fourteen (14) days preceding travel to Nigeria, shall be denied entry into Nigeria. This regulation, however, does not apply to passengers who transited through these countries.
  • The following measures shall apply to airlines and passengers who fail to comply with (a) above:
  • Airlines shall mandatorily pay a penalty of $3,500 (Three Thousand Five Hundred dollars) for each defaulting passenger; and
  • Non-Nigerians will be denied entry and returned to the country of embarkation at cost to the Airline.
  • Returning legal residents who have been in India, Brazil, Turkey, or South Africa within 14 days of arrival in Nigeria must quarantine at a government-designated hotel for seven (7) days at their own expense.  In Lagos, the government-designated hotel is the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lagos Ikeja.
  • Rapid antigen testing is not widely used in Nigeria, and it is not recognized by the Nigerian government for travel purposes.  Travelers who arrive with a rapid antigen test may be required to quarantine at a Nigerian government facility.  Free COVID testing for those with symptoms is available from the Nigerian CDC, but results may not be available quickly.
    • Effective April 4, 2022, Nigeria’s Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 released new protocols for all travellers to Nigeria, particularly:
  • All passengers travelling to Nigeria from any country MUST register via the online Nigeria International Travel Portal (nitp.ncdc.gov.ng).
  • Fully vaccinated passengers arriving in Nigeria are not required to test for COVID-19 before departure or after arrival.
  • Fully vaccinated passengers must show a verifiable full vaccination certificate.  Per the NCDC, full vaccination for COVID-19 refers to a person who received two (2) doses of an NCDC-approved COVID-19 vaccine at least two (2) weeks before their date of travel.  The list of approved vaccines is available on their website.  Those without a vaccination certificate will be treated as unvaccinated/partially vaccinated under this protocol.  Yellow World Health Organization and U.S. CDC vaccination cards are acceptable.
  • Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test 48hrs before departure and on day 2 and 7 post-arrival. These passengers must pay for their PCR tests through the Nigeria International Travel Portal (nitp.ncdc.gov.ng) prior to departure.
  • Children under 18 years follow the same rules as those who are fully vaccinated.
  • Passengers who do not follow the protocols for COVID-19 will face penalties.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry?  Yes
  • Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test 48hrs before departure and conduct days 2 and 7 post-arrival PCR tests. These passengers must pay for their PCR tests through the NITP before departure.
  • Fully vaccinated passengers arriving in Nigeria will not be required to carry out a pre-boarding COVID-19 PCR test nor carry out a Post-arrival PCR test or Rapid Antigen Test upon arrival in Nigeria.  Per the NCDC, full vaccination for COVID-19 refers to a person who received two (2) doses of an NCDC-approved COVID-19 vaccine at least two (2) weeks before their date of travel.  The list of approved vaccines is available on their website.
  • Fully vaccinated passengers must show a verifiable full vaccination certificate otherwise, they will be treated as unvaccinated/partially vaccinated under this protocol. Yellow World Health Organization and U.S. CDC vaccination cards are acceptable.
  • Children below the age of 18 years will be accorded the same privileges as persons who are fully vaccinated.
  • Passengers who do not adhere to the travel protocol will face the penalty as stipulated by the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops Allowed.
  • Crew rest Allowed if the crew have their COVID-19 test certificate.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Beginning October 25, the Government of Nigeria no longer requires self-isolation for fully vaccinated persons arriving in Nigeria.  However, testing requirements are in place for those not fully vaccinated. Please see the Press Statement on the Release of Revised International Travel Protocols into Nigeria  for full details and note that different rules apply for unvaccinated and partially vaccinated travelers, as well as business travelers staying less than 7 days.
  • Nigeria CDC’s COVID-19 Patient Handbook states that individuals who test positive for COVID-19 with symptoms should self-isolate for 10 days after symptom onset, plus at least 3 days without symptoms.  Positive COVID-19 individuals who are asymptomatic may discontinue self-isolation 14 days after the initial positive result.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Until further notice

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • According to the NCDC website, all citizens are allowed entry into Nigeria, but must follow the travel protocols at:  https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/guideline
  • Special protocols for travelers from UK and SA are also available in PDF form at:  https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/guideline
  • The Nigerian government does not require a negative COVID-19 test to exit Nigeria.  However, the Abuja International Airport has recently required passengers to present a negative COVID PCR test result during check-in for travel.
  • Many airlines and countries have their own COVID-19 test requirements.  Please check the requirements of both your airline and destination country before departing Nigeria.  If returning to the United States, check with the State you are traveling to, as each State has its own requirements.
  • As rules from airlines and countries change frequently, consider receiving a PCR test within 72 hours of departure from Nigeria.  This may help avoid being denied entry to the airport.  Some airports, such as Frankfurt, require a negative PCR test within 48 hours of travel.  Please check country specific information for transit points.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No COVID related NOTAMS

Reunion - Open with Restrictions - 03/15/2022

REUNION

Date:               March 15, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review April 15, 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • All International flights can only be admitted with the Prior Authorization of The State Representative In 'La Reunion.'

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Passengers arriving from mainland France are not required to quarantine, however, those arriving from Mauritius, who receive permission to enter, are subject to ten days of isolation in a location of their choice.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • 15 April 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • See NOTAMS

 

LATEST NOTAMS

A0083/22 - 'COVID-19' - FLT RESTRICTIONS: 
ALL INTL PAX FLT TO 'LA REUNION' CAN ONLY BE ADMITTED WITH THE PRIOR
AUTH OF THE STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN 'LA REUNION'

A0119/22 - 'COVID-19' - PAX RESTRICTIONS: 
1. FRANCE MAINTAINS CTL AT ITS BORDERS AND RESTRICTS TRAVEL. 
FOR MORE INFO CTC: PERMANENCE.DSACOI(A)AVIATION-CIVILE.GOUV.FR. 
2. HEALTH MEASURES APPLICABLE TO AIR TRANSPORT ARE DEFINED IN NOTAM
'COVID-19' - HEALTH MEASURES. 20 JAN 09:12 2022 UNTIL 07 FEB 23:59 2022
    
A0013/22 (Issued for FMEE PART 1 OF 2) - 'COVID-19': HEALTH MEASURES:
1 - THE FLW HEALTH MEASURES APPLY TO AIR TRANSPORT IN ACCORDANCE WITH
DECREE 2021-699 DATED 1 JUN 2021 MODIFIED.
2 - THE AIR CARRIER MAY REQUIRE PAX TO UNDERGO A TEMPERATURE CHECK
BFR BOARDING. IT MAY DENY BOARDING TO PAX WHO REFUSE SCREENING.
3 - THE AIR CARRIER DENIES BOARDING TO ANY PERSON AGED SIX YEARS OR
OLDER WHO DOES NOT WEAR A SURGICAL MASK. THIS REQUIREMENT SHALL NOT
PREVENT THE PAX FM BEING ASKED TO WITHDRAW IT FOR THE PURPOSE OF
IDENTITY CHECK.
4 - THE AIR CARRIER SHALL ENSURE, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, PHYSICAL
DISTANCING ON BOARD OF EACH ACFT TO AVOID PAX SEATING NEXT TO EACH
OTHER WHENEVER POSS.
5 - THE AIR CARRIER SHALL INFORM THE PAX ON BOARD, IN PARTICULAR BY
MEANS OF SOUND ANNOUNCEMENTS, ABOUT HYGIENE AND SOCIAL DISTANCING
MEASURES KNOWN AS 'BARRIER MEASURES', AND ABOUT HEALTH MEASURES PUT
IN PLACE ON ARR.
END PART 1 OF 2. 03 JAN 11:37 2022 UNTIL 31 MAR 23:59 2022.
    
A0013/22 (Issued for FMEE PART 2 OF 2) - 6 - THE AIR CARRIER SHALL ALLOW ACCESS TO A WATER AND SOAP POINT OR TO HYDRO-ALCOHOLIC GEL FOR PAX.
7 - THE AIR CARRIER SHALL ENSURE THE DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTION OF
LOCATOR FORMS (SEE ICAO ANNEX 9, APPENDIX 13, AND THE ORDER OF 9 JUL
2014 RELATING TO THE PAX LOCATOR FORM) AND VERIFY THAT THEY ARE
FILLED IN BY EVERY PAX BFR DISEMBARKING.
THE INFO TO BE FILLED IN LOCATOR FORMS MAY BE COLLECTED BY A DIGITAL
DEVICE UNDER THE SECURITY CONDITIONS ADAPTED TO THEIR CONTENT WITH
THE EUROPEAN REGISTRATION PLATFORM DEDICATED TO THIS PURPOSE
(HTTPS://WWW.EUPLF.EU).
8 - AIR CARRIERS SHALL INFORM THEIR PAX OF THE PROVISIONS REFERRED TO
IN PARAGRAPHS 2 TO 4 AS SOON AS POSS BFR THE FLT.
END PART 2 OF 2. 03 JAN 11:37 2022 UNTIL 31 MAR 23:59 2022.    

Rwanda - Open with Restrictions - 06/22/2022

RWANDA

 

Date:               22 June 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, next review date 22 July 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

  

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All travelers arriving and transiting in Rwanda must complete the passenger locator form and upload the Covid-19 Antigen Rapid test certificate taken within 72 hours before heading to the airport. Please see passenger locator form on www.rbc.gov.rw.
  • Arriving passengers at Kigali International Airport must present a negative Antigen Rapid Test (RDT) taken 72 hours prior to departure (meaning travelers must be tested and get results within 3 days of their first flight). COVID-19 Test is not mandatory for accompanied children under 5 years. An additional Antigen Rapid Test (RDT) will be taken upon arrival at own cost.
  • Departing passengers at Kigali International Airport must present a negative Rapid or PCR test (depending on requirement at destination) taken 72 hours prior to departure. COVID-19 Test is not mandatory for accompanied children under 5 years. Travelers are advised to check with airlines about the COVID-19 requirements of the final destination and/or transit countries and plan for their Covid-19 test accordingly.
  • Transit passengers who are not leaving the airport will be screened upon entry and are not required to test upon arrival.
  • Negative rapid antigen test results taken within 72 hours of departure are required to board a plane to Kigali.
  • Travelers departing Rwanda must test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stop Allowed – No one is allowed to leave the aircraft.
  • Crew rest Allowed - Crew to have a “Crew COVID-19 status card”

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

If a traveler’s test result is positive for COVID-19 (even if asymptomatic) while in Rwanda, they will be treated as indicated in the National Covid-19 Management Guidelines available on www.rbc.gov.rw until they have fully recovered, at their own cost. It is encouraged for all travelers to have international travel insurance.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

NA – Next review 22 July 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • For each flight it is important to reconfirm, as each flight will be evaluated on a flight by flight basis.
  • PCR tests can be booked online through the online platform Irembo, found here. PCR tests cost approximately $50 (or RWF 47,200). Payment is required for U.S. citizens. Online payment is available through the scheduling website but the U.S. Embassy recommends paying with credit card at the testing site. PCR test results are generally delivered within 48 hours via text message (results only) and through the RBC’s COVID-19 Test Results Portal here. Passengers departing Rwanda are required to print out the travel certificate available through the COVID-19 Test Results Portal and hand carry them to enter the airport for departure.
  • COVID-19 testing is not required for accompanied children under 5 years old.
  • Travelers will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival at Kigali International Airport. The payment for the test at the airport is $60. The payment is to be made online or by cash upon arrival.
  • Travelers are not allowed to go to the airport without negative Covid-19 test results as required
  • Test results for Antigen Rapid Test (RDT) taken on arrival will be checked on RBC website of covid-19 results portal by using phone number entered while filling Passenger Locator Form and Unique code received when submitted Passenger Locator Form prior to departures or by SMS and/or email, and the turnaround time for results is 15 minutes from the time the test is performed. If the results are not out,please contact RBC Medical Team on Duty at Airport 24/7: (+250) 781415724 for help
  • At the airport, the payment for Covid-19 tests taken on arrival of 5,000 Frw or 5 USD will be done as per the indications of the passenger locator form

 

LATEST NOTAMS

None

Sao Tome and Principe - Open with Restrictions - 09/30/2022

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE

 

Date:               Sept. 30, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 29th October 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

•    There is no restriction on business flights especially when given landing permit. Commercial flights may be limited.
•    All passengers arriving will be required to have a negative Covid-19 test no older than 72 hours. 

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • There is no restriction on technical and refueling flights once given a landing permit but for crew rest may need Covid 19 negative test results.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • All travelers without proof of vaccination must quarantine for 24 hours upon arrival until they receive negative results of their COVID-19 PCR test administered on arrival.  They must quarantine in one of the approved hotels at the traveler’s expense. 
  • Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 must self-quarantine at home unless they are so ill hospitalization is necessary. To be released from self-quarantine, two negative COVID-19 tests are required.  These quarantine requirements apply to the entire household of the COVID-positive individual.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Until further notice

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Individuals must wear a mask in all closed public places and on all roads unless the driver is the sole occupant of the vehicle.
  • Music festivals and popular celebrations are allowed at one-half capacity of the venue. However, vaccination card is mandatory or negative test for those who are not fully vaccinated”.
  • COVID-19 PCR tests are free of charge for in-country travel, and it takes two to three days to receive a result.  It is 20,000 FCFA for same day results and testing for international travel; these costs are covered by the individual requesting the testing.
  • Commercial air travel continues with limited international flights per airline per week. Crossing land and sea borders for commercial goods and services requires prior authorization. Tourists are not permitted to arrive by land or sea.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • N/A

Senegal - Open with Restrictions - 08/03/2022

SENEGAL

 

Date:               August 03, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All travelers to Senegal over the age of two years must present either a:
    • COVID-19 vaccination certificate with a QR code showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience or Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen J&J, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinovac, or Sinopharm at least 14 days before departure; or
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. The test result must be in English or French.
    • Verification of testing compliance will be undertaken by the airline prior to departure. Passengers without acceptable proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test result may not be permitted to board.
  • Vaccination proof that does not have a QR code will not be accepted. Such travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours prior to departure.  

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical refueling allowed. 
  • Crew rest allowed

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

All travelers to Senegal may be required to complete a passenger location form for public health officials, in accordance with recommendations from the International Civil Aviation Organization. The form will be collected on arrival.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Unknown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Passengers and crew need to carry a negative PCR test, unless fully vaccinated.
  • Land borders with The Gambia are open for routine travel, but all others remain open only for commercial transport. Individuals must present a negative COVID-19 test to cross at all land borders.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No COVID related NOTAM available. 

Seychelles - Open with Restrictions - 05/05/2022

SEYCHELLES

 

Date:               May 05, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, 31 MAY 2022

 

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

PRE- TRAVEL:

  • Entry from All Countries.
  • No pre-travel quarantine required.
  • Negative COVID-19 PCR test done within 72h of departure (children under age 2 are exempted).
  • Complete Health Travel Authorization at seychelles.govtas.com.
  • Valid Travel & Health insurance to cover COVID-19 related quarantine, isolation or treatment. · Entry/stay conditions will not be affected by COVID-19 Vaccination status; but visitors are strongly encouraged to be fully immunized before travel.

NOTES:

  • Conditions for stay for children up to age 17, will be as for the parent/guardian they are accompanying.
  • All visitors must report any illness at any point during stay to hotel management and public health authority for further evaluation.
  • Anyone tested positive, and/or assessed to be a close contact, will be required to undergo isolation or quarantine as per national protocols.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

N/A

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Not required to quarantine as long as a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours can be provided.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Prior to day 5 PCR test, additional precautions must be taken at residence and workplace.  Encouraged to use certified private testing facilities for this test.
  • Entry of Seafarers by sea requires additional discussions with the Public Health Authority.
  • Testing must be with WHO/FDA-Approved Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Tests, and be conducted by trained personnel 

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • NIL COVID NOTAMS

Sierra Leone - Open with Restrictions - 08/05/2021

SIERRA LEONE

Date:          August 05, 2021
Subject:       Latest Country Restrictions

Status:    Open with restrictions 

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Airspace open to all operations subject to CAA approval.
  • The Ministry of Health & Sanitation announced the following health measures and protocols for arriving and departing passengers (age five and up) at Lungi International Airport:
    • All arriving passengers will be required to:
      • Obtain an authorization before arriving.
      • Have their temperature taken for symptoms of COVID-19.
      • Provide a negative COVID-19 test result issued within one week of the date of departure.
      • Take two COVID-19 tests upon arrival, at their own expense. The two tests consist of a rapid diagnostic test (RDT), which is performed by taking a blood sample, and a diagnostic test (RT-PCR), which is taken by nasal swap. The cost is $80.00. If the RDT comes back positive, the passenger will be quarantined at a nearby facility until the RT-PCR results are received 24-72 hours later. Please note that all passengers’ passports will be held until the RT-PCR test results are received. Additional testing information can be found here
    • All departing passengers will be required to:
      • Provide a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of departure, at their own expensive. The cost is Le 500,000 (~$50.00) and can be administered at home for an additional L200,000 (~$20.00) fee. Testing information can be found here.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical stops are permitted.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • NONE

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Restrictions valid until 05 September 2021

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • None

 

LATEST NOTAMS 

  • None available

Somalia - Open with Restrictions - 06/22/2022

Somalia

Date:                22 June 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 22 July 2022

Status:          Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Open for all flights – prior permission required.
  • All unvaccinated travelers must have a negative PCR test certificate with a QR code from an authorized health service provider taken within 72 hours prior to arrival at the final destination. Fully vaccinated travelers with proof of vaccination issued by a competent authority are exempt from the PCR test requirement.
  • International travelers departing Somalia are required to abide by the COVID-19–related travel and health requirements of the destination country.
  • All passengers must wear face masks.
  • Due to the rapidly evolving situation, please check with your airlines on the most updated travel requirements (such as mandatory COVID-19 tests) for your airlines, transit countries, and your final destination.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical Refueling OK 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • All international arrivals will be screened for signs and symptoms of COVID-19, and those found to have any of those signs will undergo rapid antigen testing and will be quarantined in a hotel at their own expense if they test positive.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Until Further NOTICE. (22 July 2022)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Please contact for more details about immigration and covid-19 procedures. [email protected]
  • Testing is available at the country’s major medical facilities (Digfeer Hospital, Medipark Diagnostics, Sahal Transit Transportation Clinic, Dur-Dur Clinic, Aden Adde International Airport Clinic, and other private hospitals).  The charge for the test is approximately USD 30 (SOS 17,500).  COVID-19 screening services are available at the sites listed below:
    • Ministry of Health
    • Immigration and Naturalization Directorate of Somalia
  • There is a USD 5 fine for non-compliance with existing social distancing guidance, movement restrictions, mask mandates, etc.
  • Screening is under the guidance of UN and World Health Organization representatives in Mogadishu.
  • Aden Adde International Airport (Mogadishu) and Egal International Airport (Hargeisa) have put in place additional measures to screen passengers arriving at Hargeisa by air, including temperature checks.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

South Africa - Open Permanently - No Restrictions - 08/03/2022

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

 

Date:                03 AUGUST 2022
Subject:            Latest Country Restrictions Next Review 03 September 2022

Status: Open with restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • The South African Government announced on June 22, 2022, that the remaining COVID-19 regulations have been repealed. Travelers entering South Africa are no longer required to produce vaccination certificates or recent negative PCR tests.
  • Domestic and international air travel is operating within South Africa.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops allowed
  • Crew rest allowed.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

Not required

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Unknown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

None

 

LATEST NOTAMS

CLR DELIVERY 121.7 MHZ OPS HR CHG TO:

MON-FRI 0330-2000

SAT-SUN 0500-2000.

OUTSIDE CLR HR OF DUTY, SER WILL BE AVBL ON SMC 121.9 MHZ. 31 JUL 03:30 2022

UNTIL 30 AUG 20:00 2022. CREATED: 31 JUL 10:13 2022

 

A1968/22 (Issued for FAJA FACA FAJO) - COVID-19:

1)GEN AND RECREATIONAL AVIATION FLT, INCLUDING HR BLDG AND MAINT

RELATED FLT ARE PERMITTED.

2)AVIATION TRG OPS PERMITTED AS PER PART 141 OPR SPECIFICATIONS.

3)SKILLS TESTS, REVALIDATION CHECKS AND SIX MONTHLY PROFICIENCY

CHECKS PERMITTED.

4)ALL OPS RELATED TO 2 AND 3 TO ENSURE THAT THEY HAVE A COVID PLAN IN

PLACE.

A)COVID-19 SIGNED PROC CHECKLIST FOR AVIATION TRG ORGANISATION OPS TO

BE SUBMITTED TO PERSONNEL LICENCING EMAIL: PEL.TRAINING(AT)CAA.CO.ZA

B)ALL EXAMINERS AND INSTRUCTORS REQUIRED TO CONDUCT TEST OR CHECK

INDEPENDENTLY OF AVIATION TRG ORGANISATION OR OPR, SHALL SUBMIT

COVID-19 SIGNED PROC CHECKLIST TO PEL.SKILLSTEST(AT)CAA.CO.ZA FOR

ONCE OFF AUTH.

5)ALL FLT UNDER 1) TO COMPLY WITH NATIONAL LEGISLATION IN TERMS OF

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQPT, ACFT DISINFECTION AND DEMONSTRATE

COMPLIANCE.

6)FLT LISTED UNDER 2 AND 3 TO ENSURE A COPY OF THE COVID PROC IS

CARRIED ONBOARD THE ACFT AND DEMONSTRATE COMPLIANCE.

7)ALL MAINT AND PRODUCTION TEST FLT INCLUDING PROVING AND

EXPERIMENTAL ARE PERMITTED. 17 JUN 11:37 2022 UNTIL 12 AUG 10:00 2022 ESTIMATED.

CREATED: 17 JUN 11:37 2022

South Sudan - Open with restrictions - 09/29/2022

SOUTH SUDAN

Date:              Sept  29, 2022

Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 29th October 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical Fueling is allowed

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Per guidance issued on July 25, 2021, by the Ministry of Health in the Republic of South Sudan, quarantine is not required for international travellers who present a valid SARS-CoV2 PCR negative test certificate with a sample collected not more than 72 hours prior to arrival at the point of entry and with documentation of full COVID-19 vaccinations (completed at least two weeks before traveling).
  • Individuals who present a SARS-COV-2 PCR negative test certificate but who are not fully vaccinated can quarantine for 10 days or be tested on day five at their own expense and then exit quarantine on day seven if the RT-PCR test is negative.  Those choosing not to be tested on or after day five of the quarantine may exit the quarantine on day 10, unless exhibiting symptoms.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Until further notice

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Effective immediately, the Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority requires passenger arriving from a country other than Egypt or Ethiopia must possess a certified negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test certificate with QR (Quick Response) code dated within 96 hours of arrival. Persons 6 years old and younger are exempt.
  • Effective immediately, the Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority requires passengers who originate from or transit through the UK, South Africa, and the Netherlands to possess a certified negative polymerase chain (PCR) reaction test certificate with QR code dated within 72 hours of arrival. These passengers are subject to a mandatory 14-day home quarantine.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No NOTAMS

Saint Helena - Open with Restrictions - 09/20/2022

SAINT HELENA

Date:              September 20, 2022
Subject:          Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 03 October 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

(The COVID-19 Quarantine has been lifted. No Entry Restriction as of the 12 August 2022). 

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • No quarantine required after 12 August 2022/ Immigration Laws still apply
  • No quarantine on arrival/ Immigration Laws still applies
  • Flights operations comply with PPR and FOP requirements
  • No PCR test required prior to travel

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops are allowed subjected to PPR and FOP.
  • Crew rest subjected to special PPR approval and Accommodation Arrangements 

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • With effect from Monday, 8 August 2022, quarantine will no longer be a legal requirement on St Helena. All restrictions will be removed, and people will be able to visit St Helena without needing to quarantine.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Permanently Open

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Foreign nationals are permitted to enter St Helena provided they meet the immigration rules.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No active NOTAMS

Sudan - Open with Restrictions - 09/29/2022

Sudan 

Date:          29th Aug 2022
Subject:       Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 29th October 2022

Status:    Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS 

  • Sudan airspace is open to domestic, regional, and international flights. 
    • The Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority requires all passengers entering Sudan to possess:
    • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that the passenger is fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
    • A negative polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test certificate taken not more than 72 hours before arrival; or
    • A negative polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test certificate taken not more than 96 hours before arrival if arriving from Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (People’s Rep.), Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Jamaica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Uruguay or Venezuela.
    • Passengers 8 years old and younger are exempt.
    • Effective August 18, 2021, the Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority requires all passengers, except as noted above, to possess a certified negative polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test certificate with QR (Quick Response) code dated within 72 hours of arrival. Persons 8 years old and younger are exempt.
    • Please note that airlines and/or countries may require proof of a negative COVID-19 test certificate with QR code for both inbound and outbound passengers.  We encourage all passengers to check with their airline regarding testing and other requirements.
    • For passengers departing Sudan, please note that some airlines require proof of a negative COVID-19 test regardless of destination while others will require proof only if required by the destination. We encourage all passengers to check with their airline and destination country for information on testing, vaccination, or other requirements.


RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical Fueling is allowed

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • 14 Day Quarantine for Sudanese Citizens returning from India. 

 
DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Until further notice 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Effective March 1, 2022, the Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority requires all passengers coming from Europe, North and South America, China, and India to possess a negative polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test certificate issued from accredited laboratories dated within 96 hours from the date of sampling. Persons 8 years old and younger are exempt.
  • Effective March 1, 2022, the Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority requires all passengers arriving from other countries not listed above to possess negative polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test certificate issued from accredited laboratories dated within 72 hours from the date of sampling. Persons 8 years old and younger are exempt.
  • Sudan can conduct COVID-19 tests domestically.
  • If you recently recovered from COVID-19, you may travel with documentation of recovery from COVID-19 (i.e., your positive COVID-19 viral test result on a sample taken no more than 90 days before the flight’s departure from a foreign country and a letter from a licensed healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel
    • Available vaccines in Sudan
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Pfizer
    • AstraZeneca
    • Sinopharm
  •  For passengers departing Sudan, please note that some airlines require proof of a negative COVID-19 test regardless of destination while others will require proof only if required by the destination. We encourage all passengers to check with their airline and destination country for information on testing, vaccination, or other requirements.
  • For suspected cases, the Ministry of Health has established isolation centers at the Khartoum and Omdurman Teaching Hospitals, Jebra Trauma Center, Universal Hospital in Khartoum North, and at formerly known Biruuwt Hospital in Port Sudan.
  • The Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority requires all passengers entering Sudan to possess:
  • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that the passenger is fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
  • A negative polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test certificate taken not more than 72 hours before arrival; or
  • A negative polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test certificate taken not more than 96 hours before arrival if arriving from Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (People’s Rep.), Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Jamaica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Uruguay or Venezuela.
  • Passengers 8 years old and younger are exempt.
  • Sudan can conduct COVID-19 tests domestically.
  • For suspected cases, the Ministry of Health has established isolation centers at the Khartoum and Omdurman Teaching Hospitals, Jebra Trauma Center, Universal Hospital in Khartoum North, and at formerly known Biruuwt Hospital in Port Sudan.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • Nil

Swaziland - Open with Restrictions - 07/06/2022

SWAZILAND

Date:          July 06th, 2022
Subject:       Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 30th September 2022
 

Status:           Open with Restrictions

COVID 19 Protocol Summary

  • US aircraft:
    • Allowed to enter.
  • Vaccinated passengers (US):
    • Allowed to enter for all travel reasons.
    • Vaccination certificate or Negative PCR – 72 Hours.(applies to crew and pax)
    • No quarantine.
  • Un-vaccinated passengers (US):
    • Allowed to enter for all travel reasons.
    • Vaccination certificate or Negative PCR – 72 Hours. (applies to crew and pax)
    • No quarantine

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Airspace open to all flights with health measures in place.
  • Crew and passengers require a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours is required for entry into the country.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical stops allowed.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • None

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • 30th September 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • N/A

Tanzania - Open with Restrictions - 07/06/2022

Tanzania

 

Date:                July 06th, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, update expected
30th September 2022.

 

Status:          Open with Restrictions

COVID 19 Protocol Summary

  • US aircraft: Allowed to enter
  • Vaccinated passengers (US):
    • Allowed to enter for all travel reasons.
    • Vaccination Certificate with QR code
    • No quarantine.
  • Un-vaccinated passengers (US):
    • Allowed to enter for all travel reasons.
    • Negative PCR (72 Hours) or enter and do a test on arrival for 100 USD
    • Children under 5 years of age are exempt from PCR
    • No quarantine.
  • Traveler Entry Form – within 24 hours before arrival

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

 

  1. All travelers including Tanzanians, returning residents and members of the crew1/layovers are required to truthfully fill in an online Traveler's Health Surveillance Form available at https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz/ for Tanzania mainland.
  2. Travelers entering URT including Tanzanians, returning residents and those in transit through land borders who are;
    1. Fully vaccinated, will be exempted from both RT PCR and Rapid Antigen Test requirements. Travelers will be required to present a valid vaccination certificate with QR code for verification upon arrival. The only accepted vaccines are those which have been approved by the URT and the World Health Organization.

 

    1. Not fully vaccinated, unvaccinated and those not eligible for vaccination due to their country policy will be required to present a negative COVID-19 RT- PCR or NAATs certificate with QR code obtained within 72 hours before departure. If travelers originate from countries listed at www.moh.go.tz or Points of Entry will be tested for COVID 19 upon arrival using a Rapid Antigen Test at their own cost of 10 USD (TZS 23,000) for Tanzania Mainland. If found positive they will be tested with RT- PCR for confirmation, allowed to self-isolate and the results will be sent via email or any other means.

 

    1. Not fully vaccinated/unvaccinated and have no negative COVID 19 RT- PCR certificate will be dealt as follows;

 

      1. In case of air transport and International marine vessels will be tested for COVID-19 using RT PCR test at their own cost of 100 USD for Tanzania Mainland. Results will be sent to them while self-isolated.

 

      1. In case of International regional and inland vessels will be tested by Rapid Antigen Test at their own cost of 10 USD while positive will be further confirmed by RT- PCR at a cost of 50 USD for Tanzania Mainland.

 

      1. In case of ground crossing, will be tested by Rapid Antigen Test at their own cost of 10 USD and if found positive will be handled according to Bilateral and Joint Border agreements.

 

    1. Children aged 5 years and below will be exempted from both RT PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests requirements.

 

  1. Travelers to URT who are eligible for Rapid Antigen Test as in section 2b above are advised to pay online to avoid unnecessary queue upon arrival through an automatically generated control number obtained after filling the online Traveler’s Health Surveillance Form. For those to Tanzania Mainland pay through https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz. The symptomatic positive Rapid Antigen travelers will be isolated for treatment at designated health facilities as per National COVID-19 Treatment Guideline.
     
  2. Travelers in transit by air transport are exempted from both vaccination and COVID 19 testing requirements unless stated otherwise by the conveyance to be used or countries of their final destinations.
     
  3. All departing travelers are advised to seek information prior to departure from travel agent regarding COVID-19 requirements of their country of destination or conveyance to be used.

In case of any medical emergency while in the United Republic of Tanzania, please call Toll Free

Health Emergency Number: 199 for Tanzania Mainland

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Aircraft crew need a vaccination certificate or PCR test.
  • Travelers in transit are exempted from both RT PCR certificate and COVID 19 Rapid Antigen Test.
  • A health surveillance form will need to be completed by crew upon entry into Tanzania at https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz/ for Tanzania mainland and https://healthtravelznz.mohz.go.tz for Zanzibar within 24 hours before arrival to URT

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • The symptomatic positive Rapid Antigen travelers will be isolated for treatment at designated health facilities as per National COVID-19 Treatment Guideline.

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • 30th September 2022.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • N/A

 

LATEST NOTAMS

NIL COVID NOTAMS AVAILABLE

Togo - Open with Restrictions - 09/29/2022

TOGO

Date:               Sept 29, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 29th October 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All flights require prior permission. 
  • All flights to DXXX will be allowed but require the usual CAA approval. 
  • The Togolese State recommends that all travelers departing from or going to Lomé to take out medical or travel insurance when purchasing their ticket if they do not already have international health insurance.
  • Any traveler departing from Lomé must undergo a COVID-19 PCR test within 7 days before departure.
  • Exception: Travellers whose stay in Togo does not exceed 5 days are exempted from re-testing for COVID-19, upon departure from Lomé, if the test done on arrival at the LFW airport is negative. *However, they must comply with the requirements of the country of destination.
  • Before boarding, any passenger bound for Lomé must present the negative results of a COVID-19 PCR test dating less than 7 days. The document containing these results must be downloaded on the form  ( https://voyage.gouv.tg/ ) 
  • On arrival, the passenger is subjected to another COVID-19 PCR test at the location set up in the new AIGE terminal. For this purpose, he must complete the online form (https://voyage.gouv.tg/checkphone ) and pay the costs of said test before their departure.
  • Airlines check the results of the passengers' COVID-19 PCR tests on boarding and the electronic receipt attesting to the payment of the costs of the COVID-19 PCR test to be carried out on arrival at Lomé Airport.
  • Any passenger who deviates from this rule will be refused boarding.
  • All travelers must install the  TOGO SAFE mobile application on arrival at Lomé airport and keep it active for the duration of their stay or at least 30 days from their arrival in Togo.
  • International Restrictions:
    • All travelers: You will need a visa to enter or travel through Togo as a visitor. You are advised to get a visa before travel. Visas issued on arrival in Togo are limited to 7 days and getting an extension can be time-consuming.
    • If you are fully vaccinated: Fully vaccinated passengers do not require a PCR test to enter or depart Togo. Departing passengers must complete an online immigration and health form to present to immigration on departure.
    • Proof of vaccination status: Togo will accept the digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination record. They will not accept the letter version or proof of recovery. Your appointment card from vaccination centers is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    • Togolese land borders are open to fully vaccinated travelers.
    • If you’re not fully vaccinated: Non-vaccinated passengers arriving in Togo must have a negative PCR test result dated no more than 5 days before departure. In addition, at least 24 hours before arrival non-vaccinated passengers (except for transit passengers who remain airside) must complete an online immigration and health form and pay for a PCR COVID-19 test (on the same website) to be taken on arrival at Eyadema Gnassingbe International Airport. The cost of the test is CFA 25,000 payable by credit/debit card or mobile money. You will need a print-out of the electronic receipt to be allowed to board the aircraft.
    • Travelers must self-isolate at their own accommodation until the second PCR test results are received within 24 to 48 hours by email.
    • Departing non-vaccinated passengers must complete an online immigration and health form and take a PCR test no more than five days before exit. The cost of the test is CFA 25,000. You will need a print out of the results and receipt to present to be allowed to pass through immigration control and board the aircraft.
    • Togolese land borders are open to fully vaccinated travelers.
    • Children and young people: Entry requirements for Togo are the same for all travelers, including children and young people. 
    • If you’re transiting through Togo: Transiting is when you pass through one country on the way to your final destination. Please follow the guidance in the ‘If you’re fully vaccinated’ or ‘If you’re not fully vaccinated’.
    • Exemptions: There are no exemptions to Togo’s entry requirements.
  • Internal Restrictions:
    • Travel in Togo: Travel around the whole of the country is permitted.
    • Accommodation: Hotels in Togo are generally open.
    • Public places and services: The wearing of face masks in public is mandatory including for children aged 5 years old and above.
    • The following measures will come into effect from 10 September 2021 for a one month period:
      • Cultural, sporting and political events are banned
      • Civil, religious and traditional marriage celebrations
      • Places of worship are closed
      • Only 15 people may attend burials, authorization must be obtained from the local prefet before a burial can take place
      • Bar and nightclubs may be closed
      • In-person meetings and workshops are banned
      • Proof of vaccination is required to enter public administrative buildings
    • If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical stop flights will be allowed, however no over nights and crew rest stops will be permitted.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Quarantine requirement at government designated site or self-isolate- subject to PCR.
  • Non-vaccinated passengers arriving in Togo must self-isolate at their own accommodation until the second PCR test results are received within 24 to 48 hours by email. 

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Until further notice     

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • https://voyage.gouv.tg/#read
  • Passengers traveling TO Lomé:
    • Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have proof of negative PCR test. However, proof of vaccination must include a QR code (see here for details). CDC paper cards are not accepted as proof of vaccination by Togolese authorities, and passengers presenting these without an accompanying QR code must test upon arrival.
    • For unvaccinated travelers, proof of a negative PCR test is still required and these passengers will be subjected to a PCR test upon arrival.
    • The negative PCR test must be within 5 days of travel.
  • Passengers traveling FROM Lomé:
    • Fully vaccinated travelers are exempt from PCR testing when traveling to a country that does not require it as an entry document. Please see note on proof of vaccination above.
    • For unvaccinated travelers, proof of a negative PCR test is required.
    • The negative PCR test must be within 5 days of travel UNLESS the country of destination has different entry requirements. If the country of destination requires a negative PCR test with a shorter validity, those requirements will be followed.
       

LATEST NOTAMS

  • No  Notams

Tunisia - Open with Restrictions - 06/22/2022

TUNISIA

 

Date:               June 22, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions next review date 22 July 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Foreign travelers allowed, subject to approval by CAA.
  • A vaccine certificate or pass is required for all incoming non-resident foreigners aged 18 and older. Official vaccination evidence (such as the CDC vaccination card) does not need a QR code.
  • You must have been vaccinated at least 28 days before travelling (Janssen vaccine) or at least 14 days before travelling (all other vaccines).
  • As of February 15, travelers who have not been vaccinated are no longer be required to isolate. Unvaccinated travelers must take either a PCR test less than 48 hours before travel or a rapid lateral flow test less than 24 hours before travel and carry dated evidence of a negative result. This test must include a QR code.
  • Vaccinated travelers are no longer required to present a PCR or rapid test to enter Tunisia.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

Technical Refueling OK where passengers do not disembark.  

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Travelers may be subject to random rapid or PCR tests on arrival. If the test is positive, the traveler will be required to self-isolate for five days. If symptoms persist, they will be required to isolate for a further two days.
  • Private U.S. citizens are required to comply with the Tunisian government’s quarantine and testing policies. The U.S. Embassy cannot assist private U.S. citizens in receiving exemptions from the mandatory COVID-19 requirements.  Fully vaccinated travelers are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement upon presentation of their official vaccination card.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

22 July 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • No curfew in place
  • As of February 15, fully vaccinated travelers need to present official evidence of vaccination but are no longer required to provide a PCR or rapid test to enter the country. Unvaccinated travelers must take either a PCR test less than 48 hours before travel or a rapid lateral flow test less than 24 hours before travel and carry dated evidence of a negative result. This test must include a QR code.
  • Everyone over the age of 6 must wear a face mask in public spaces and on public transportation.
  • Vaccinated travelers are no longer required to present a PCR or rapid test to enter Tunisia.
  • Increasingly, public venues such as restaurants or bars require official proof of vaccination for entry.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers need to present official evidence of vaccination but are no longer required to provide a PCR or rapid test to enter the country.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

N/A

Uganda - Open with restrictions - 07/21/2022

UGANDA

Date:               July 21, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 30 September 2022

Status:           Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • All international business flights are permitted to operate to Uganda if approved by the CAA.
  • The Government of Uganda requires all in-bound and out-bound travelers to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccinations, except for travelers aged 5 years and below.  Boosters are not considered a requirement in Uganda.  Travelers with partial or no vaccination will be required to present a negative PCR test done within 72 hours of travel. Travelers below 5 years are not required to present a negative PCR test upon arrival or departure.  Passengers are strongly recommended to have a paper copy of their vaccinations or test results for both entering and exiting Uganda. The Ugandan Ministry of Health may conduct random COVID testing for inbound travelers.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements
    • The Department of State maintains a Level 3 Travel Advisory for Uganda recommending that travelers should reconsider travel to Uganda due to COVID-19.  
    • Note that if a traveler tests positive for COVID-19, he/she must then wait seven days before a negative test will permit him/her to depart Uganda.  A negative result fewer than seven days after a positive result will not be accepted by the Ministry of Health for departure.  
    • Out-bound travelers should review and comply with the testing requirements for transit and destination countries.
    • All information can be found at ug.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information-page
       

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Technical refueling allowed.
  • Crew rest is allowed. 

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • None

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • Unknown – next Review 30 September 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Nil

 

LATEST NOTAMS

  • Nil

Western Sahara - Open with Restrictions - 03/14/2022

Morocco / Western Sahara

 

Date:                March 15, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, next Review 15 April 2022

 

Status:       Open with restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

The Government of Morocco has put into place a “Health State of Emergency.” 

International air travel to and from Morocco resumed on February 7.  Passenger ferries continue to be suspended and the borders with Ceuta, Melilla & Mauritania remain closed.

• To leave the territory:

- The booster dose (D3) is required, if the second vaccine dose (or that of the single dose of the J&J vaccine) dates back to more than four months

- For people who have not received a booster dose and who have recently recovered from COVID-19, the 3rd dose can only be administered after 4 weeks (28 days) from the infection date. Thus, these people can leave the territory with:

- Their old vaccination pass accompanied by a recovery certificate or a negative PCR test

- And the result of the PCR or antigen test documenting the last infection

•To enter the national territory:

- The COVID - 19 vaccine passport and negative result of PCR test of less than 48 hours (time between sampling and boarding) are mandatory.

- Passenger's health form, to be downloaded online before boarding (also distributed on board), duly completed, including the passenger's address and two telephone numbers allowing him to be located, if necessary, during the 10 days following his arrival on the national territory LINK: https://www.onda.ma/form.php

• To enter the national territory:

- Rapid, systematic antigen testing at the airport and random sampling for random PCR testing will be carried out;

     - If the rapid antigen test is negative: nothing to report.

     - If the rapid antigen test is positive upon arrival:

          - If the person is asymptomatic or mild symptoms: treatment in self-isolation at home, or in a hotel    

            for tourist, according to the national protocol in force.

          - If the person has moderate to severe symptoms: treatment in a public or private hospital    

            according to the national protocol in force.

•Concerning children:

- No access conditions are applied for children under 6 years old;

-For children aged 6 and under 18: the only access condition is the presentation of a negative result of PCR test of less than 48 hours, in addition to a rapid antigen test upon arrival.

 

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech fuel stop and cargo flight permits can be arranged through normal channels (Moroccan CCA).
  • Night stop and crew rest / pax (embarking or disembarking) the permit must be arranged through diplomatic channels.

 

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Present a vaccination pass (for those 12+ years of age), demonstrating that they have been fully vaccinated (at least two doses, unless the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was administered); 
  • Present a negative PCR test taken less than 48 hours before boarding (for those 7+ years of age)
  • Upon arrival pax may be required complete and submit a passenger health form
  • Submit to rapid antigen testing upon arrival in Morocco
  • Submit – if requested – to random PCR testing (for those 7+ years of age) after entry into Morocco.
  • Arriving passengers who test positive at the airport will be required to self-isolate at their residences and will be subject to monitoring by government authorities.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Restrictions valid until 15 April 2022

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Repatriation flights are authorized via diplomatic channel.
  • AIRCRAFT OPERATORS MUST INFORM PASSENGERS TO DESTINATION MOROCCO ABOUT THE OBLIGATION TO FILL IN THE PASSENGER HEALTH FORM (FSP)ONLINE, VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK HTTP://WWW.ONDA.MA/FORM.PHP, PRINT IT AND SIGN IT BEFORE ARRIVING
  • IN THE NATIONAL TERRITORY
  • Morocco requires proof of vaccination to enter most private and public establishments, including hotels, restaurants, cafes, gyms, hammams, grocery stores, and public modes of transportation.

 

LATEST NOTAMS

A0078/22 - COVID-19, AIRCRAFT OPERATORS MUST INFORM PASSENGERS TO DESTINATION

MOROCCO ABOUT THE OBLIGATION TO FILL IN THE PASSENGER HEALTH FORM

(FSP)ONLINE, VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK:

HTTP://WWW.ONDA.MA/FORM.PHP, PRINT IT AND SIGN IT BEFORE ARRIVING

IN THE NATIONAL TERRITORY. 03 FEB 18:23 2022 UNTIL 05 MAY 22:59 2022.

           

A0077/22 - COVID19, CONDITIONS OF ACCESS TO THE NATIONAL TERRITORY:

1- OBLIGATION TO PRESENT, BEFORE BOARDING, VACCINATION PASS FOR

ALL PASSENGERS OVER 18 YEARS OLD.

2- OBLIGATION TO PRESENT, BEFORE BOARDING THE NEGATIVE RESULT OF A

PCR TEST LESS THAN 48 HOURS FOR ALL PASSENGERS OVER 6 YEARS OLD.

3- CARRYING OUT ANTIGENIC TESTS UPON ARRIVAL FOR PASSANGERS OVER

6 YEARS OLD.

4- CARRYING OUT RANDOMLY PCR TESTS UPON ARRIVAL.

5- AIR CARRIERS SHOULD CHECK BEFORE PASSENGERS BOARDING THE

DOCUMENTS MENTIONNED IN POINTS 1) AND 2) ABOVE. 06 FEB 23:00 2022 UNTIL 05 MAY

22:59 2022.

 

A1072/21 - COVID-19,

IN ORD TO CONTAIN THE SPREAD OF THE PANDEMIC OUTBREAK OF COVID-19,

FPL PLANNING PROPOSES GMME AP WILL NOT BE ACPT AS AN ALTN AD FOR

ALL ACFT. EMERGENCY FLT EXCEPTED. 17 DEC 13:20 2021 UNTIL 16 MAR 23:59 2022.

Zambia - Open with Restrictions - 08/05/2022

ZAMBIA

 

Date:                August 03, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 03 September 2022

Status: Open with Restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • Fully vaccinated travelers do not require any form of negative COVID test results but are required to provide proof of full vaccination status. Fully vaccinated means complete doses of a vaccine-for example, first and second doses of a two dose COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Not fully vaccinated international travelers MUST show proof of a COVD-19 PCR test for a sample collected within 72 hours of departure from the country of origin.
  • Children below the age of 12 years old are exempt from these measures.

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops allowed.
  • Crew rest allowed.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

    • Zambia has implemented limited screening upon arrival at the international airport in Lusaka.  The screening entails completing COVID-19 risk assessment form and may include using no-touch thermometers (“thermo-scanners”) to check body temperature.   Symptomatic individuals will be required to self-isolate for 14 days and may be asked to submit samples for additional COVID-19 testing.
    • There is no mandatory quarantine for nationals of any specific country, or those with physical presence in any predetermined region or country.

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

Unknown

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Negative COVID Tests are not required to depart Zambia. However, if the ultimate destination or transit point requires a negative test the negative test will be reviewed by Zambian officials upon departure. As always, confirm the latest requirements for COVID Testing with your air carrier before travel.
  • If a test for departure is required, it must be completed in Zambia.

 

 

LATEST NOTAMS

No COVID related NOTAM available.

Zimbabwe - Open with Restrictions - 03/15/2022

ZIMBABWE

 

Date:               March 15, 2022
Subject:           Latest Country Restrictions, Next Review 15 April 2022

Status:           Open with restrictions

 

BUSINESS FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

  • None

 

RESTRICTIONS FOR TECHNICAL REFUELING/CREW REST

  • Tech stops allowed.
  • Crew rest allowed.

 

QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS

  • NIL (PCR test required or Vaccine certificate)

 

DATE THE RESTRICTION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO END OR BE RE-EVALUATED

  • 15 April 2022

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    • All arriving pax and crew must have a PCR negative test results of not more than 48 hours.
    • Without the negative test results, they will not be allowed entry into the country.
    • Take note of the Ops hours for airports in Zimbabwe in the current PIB

 

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