Algeria closes flights to Morocco

Algeria’s Security Council on Wednesday decided to close all Moroccan civilian and military aircraft, according to the Algerian presidency, less than a month after severing diplomatic ties with neighboring Morocco. A statement from the Algerian government said the decision was a result of “continued provocations and hostile practices in Morocco”. The closure of Algeria’s airspace […]

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Kenya reopens flights to Somalia

The Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that it will reopen its airspace to Somalia. A statement from Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it had made the decision following contacts with the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation. The Kenyan government has said that restoring aviation ties between the two countries […]

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Bossaso airport to start international flights

The Puntland State of Somalia has announced that Bossaso International Airport can now be used by large aircraft that fly between and outside the country. Puntland’s Minister of Civil Aviation and Airports Ilyas Osman Lugatoor (Gebiley) has announced that international flights will be allowed to land at Bossaso International Airport in Bari region. “We are […]

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Tunisia removes quarantine requirement for vaccinated travelers

Officials in Tunisian have confirmed the lifting of Covid-19-related restrictions for some travellers. Fully-vaccinated travellers, or those who have tested positive for Covid-19 at least six weeks before their departure date, will no longer need to quarantine or provide a negative PCR test result. Vaccinated British travellers must show official evidence from the NHS that […]

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Seven Somali Nationals Arrested While Travelling To Nairobi Illegally

Security officers in Mwingi have arrested seven Somali nationals while trying to travel to Nairobi City illegal. The seven were arrested today during a security multi- agency crack-down along Thika-Garissa highway. Speaking to KNA, Mwingi Central Sub- County Police Commander Peter Mutuma, said the aliens were nabbed while travelling in a Dadaab – Garissa – Nairobi bound […]

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PORTUGAL DROPS TO AMBER AND SEVEN COUNTRIES INCLUDING EGYPT ADDED TO RED LIST

Portugal has officially been downgraded from the green to the amber list, the transport secretary has confirmed. In addition, no new countries will be added to the green list today after the latest government review. https://cdn.jwplayer.com/players/vrPwyQkD-XLzx33eA.html There were hopes that a smattering of Greek islands, the Canaries and Malta could be added to the government’s “green list” on […]

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Kenya will suspend humanitarian flights to Somalia

The Kenyan government has warned UN agencies, international organizations and diplomatic missions to suspend all flights to Somalia. Kenya suspended flights to Somalia for three months on May 11th, but suspended medical and humanitarian flights. However, the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a new statement accusing UN agencies, international organizations and diplomatic missions […]

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Saudi Arabia lifts ban from travelers arriving from 11 countries- SPA

Saudi Arabia is lifting a ban on travelers arriving from 11 countries that it imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Saudi state news agency said on Saturday, but will still require quarantine procedures. Travelers from the United Arab Emirates, Germany, the United States, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland, France and […]

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Kenya Suspends All Flights To and From Somalia

Kenya has suspended flights to and from Somalia, just days after the countries restored diplomatic ties after a five-month break.   The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority sent a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) stating that all flights between the two countries are suspended except medivac and United Nations humanitarian flights, according to a Somali official who […]

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