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France to lift ban on southern Africa flights Saturday

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
... restrictions allowing only French and EU residents to disembark, along with diplomats and flight crews.
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West Africa To The United States: What Does The Market Look Like?

Simple Flying 02 Dec 2021
According to data from Cirium, there are 177 total scheduled flights from West Africa to the United States across these four airlines in December ... However, all of its flights to West Africa have always been scheduled from New York or Atlanta ... However, it operates flights to the US from West Africa ... As a result, some of its flights run via West Africa.
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Airlines told to keep data on travelers from southern Africa

San Francisco Chronicle 02 Dec 2021
The directive, which started with flights on Monday, covers travelers who have recently been in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa or Zimbabwe ... New Jersey, and Johannesburg, South Africa, and planned to resume flights to Cape Town on Wednesday.
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Canadians in South Africa face cancelled flights, uncertainty as they try to return

Castanet 02 Dec 2021
Getting a COVID-19 test at the London, England, airport, where she has her connecting flight will require her to go through immigration — something that is only possible for travellers from South Africa who are British or Irish citizens, because of U.K ... flight last Monday.
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Live updates: Greek lawmakers OK vaccine mandate for elderly

Federal News Radio 02 Dec 2021
Many countries responded by suspending flights from seven southern Africa countries ... PARIS — A spokesperson says France’s government will allow flights carrying French and European Union citizens back from Southern Africa to resume under very strict conditions starting Saturday.
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Saudi Arabia ban on direct travel from Pakistan ends today

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia suspended all flights to and from the kingdom on March 14, 2020, after the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic ... The travelers will need a valid, polymerase chain reaction PCR certificate and register on the Qdoom platform 72 hours before their flight departs.
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EU chief mulls mandatory Covid jabs as Omicron fears deepen

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
France bucked the trend by announcing flights from southern Africa could land on its territory from Saturday, but only allowing French and EU residents, diplomats and flight crews to disembark ... - Fiji welcomes back tourists - Latin America reported its first two cases of the variant Tuesday -- in people who travelled from South Africa to Brazil.
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Africa’s COVID-19 Vaccine Problem Is More Than Just a Shortage of Doses

Time Magazine 02 Dec 2021
The emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, which was first detected in South Africa and other southern African nations, is casting a harsh new spotlight on vaccine inequality ... But in order to improve Africa’s vaccination rate, it will take more than just a flood of COVID-19 vaccine doses.
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Eighth case of Omicron Covid variant is detected in Australia - a passenger on flight ...

The Daily Mail 02 Dec 2021
Health authorities in NSW have confirmed a seventh case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in the state, this time from someone who has not been in southern Africa. The person arrived on flight QR908 from Doha to Sydney on November 23, and is currently isolating in the Special Health ...
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UN Chief Denounces COVID Travel Apartheid Against Southern Africa

Beijing News 02 Dec 2021
... South Africa, Nov ... "We've seen as a result of being transparent that most of Africa has been subjected to sanctions - flights between this region and a certain number of countries have been banned, and that is regrettable," Faki said, condemning the measures as unjustified.
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Low vaccination creating new Covid variants, warns WHO

Dawn 02 Dec 2021
... Africa and which has since rattled countries around the world ... Honestly, it’s scary.” France bucked the trend by announcing flights from southern Africa could land on its territory from Saturday, but only allowing French and EU residents, diplomats and flight crews to disembark.
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COVID-19: Ghana records cases of Omicron variant at airport

Business Ghana 02 Dec 2021
Omicron was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) by South Africa in November 2021 and early evidence suggests it has a higher re-infection risk ... In response, a number of countries have now banned or restricted flights to and from South Africa and several neighbouring nations.
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Airlines told to keep data on travellers to US from southern Africa

Indian Express 02 Dec 2021
The directive, which started with flights on Monday, covers travelers who have recently been in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa or Zimbabwe ... New Jersey, and Johannesburg, South Africa, and planned to resume flights to Cape Town on Wednesday.
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UN Chief Denounces COVID ‘Travel Apartheid’ Against Southern Africa

Voa News 02 Dec 2021
“We’ve seen as a result of being transparent that most of Africa has been subjected to sanctions — flights between this region and a certain number of countries have been banned, and that is regrettable,” Faki said, condemning the measures as unjustified.
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Dr. Fauci defends southern Africa travel restrictions over Omicron variant

New York Post 02 Dec 2021
There are zero cases of COVID — of Omicron in Zimbabwe, in Namibia, in Lesotho, in Mozambique,” asked Simon Ateba of Today News Africa ... Passengers wait to board Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 846 in Cape Town, South Africa on Dec ... Of those, only South Africa and Botswana have confirmed cases of the Omicron variant.
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