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Flights to Morocco have been cancelled by at least three airlines after the North African country banned British tourists due to coronavirus fears.

EasyJet, British Airways and TUI have all cancelled flights from the UK to Morocco, after flights from the UK were banned by the Moroccan government due toi rising Covid-19 rates in the UK.

Morocco is also banning tourists from Netherlands and Germany.

Read more: Can I travel to the Netherlands?

EasyJet has cancelled all flights to and from Morocco due to depart from Thursday. Yesterday it flew flights from Morocco to bring tourists home.

EasJet said:"As a result of this decision, we will cancel our outbound flying from the UK, Germany and the Netherlands until 30 November.

"Pending guidance from the Moroccan government, we intend to fly inbound in the coming days to offer passengers repatriation flight options.

"We are contacting all customers whose flights are cancelled with their options which include a free of charge transfer, receiving a voucher or a refund."

British Airways was due to restart flights from the UK to Marrakech on Thursday but has now cancelled the twice-weekly service. TUI is cancelling all flights to Marrakech and Agadir up to October 31, reports the Mirror.

A statement on its website said: "The Moroccan Government has notified us of a change in regulation that affects flights from the UK to Morocco from 21 October.

"We are contacting customers in departure date order to discuss their options, which include amending to another destination or a full refund. We would like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding during this time."

The UK's Foreign Office says: "The Moroccan Government has announced the suspension for an unspecified period of direct flights between Morocco and the UK (and Germany and The Netherlands) with effect from midnight 20 October."

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Source : https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/whats-on/travel-tourism/easyjet-british-airways-tui-cancel-21935985

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