Air border opening: Six weekly flights to/from France, Turkey, Spain, Tunisia

APS - 24 May 2021

ALGIERS- Six weekly flights will be operated by the national airline Air Algerie, from June 1st, from and to France, Turkey, Spain and Tunisia, following the decision on a partial opening of air borders, the Prime Minister' Office said Monday in a statement.

Three flights per week to and from France will be operated by Air Algerie: two flights from/to Paris and one flight from/to Marseille, in addition to one weekly flight from and to Turkey (Istanbul), Spain (Barcelona) and Tunisia (Tunis), according to the statement.

As a first step, "only the airports of Algiers, Oran and Constantine are allowed to receive passengers arriving or departing from these destinations."

These measures were adopted Monday by Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad, following consultations with the scientific committee monitoring the development of the Coronavirus pandemic, and the health authority, on instructions from the president of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune.

As regards the conditions for boarding to Algeria, the traveler must carry a "negative RT-PCR test less than 36 hours before the travel date," according to the statement.