After a 14-month suspension amid the coronavirus pandemic, Algeria is reopening its airspace and allowing flights to and from a handful of countries. However, many conditions are still imposed on arrivals in the North African nation to contain the risk of a rise in Covid-19 infections, including a mandatory five-day hotel quarantine.
While the resumption of commercial flights is a relief for some of the Algerian diaspora in France, frustration remains high with the strict Covid-19 conditions, the tickets expensive and difficult to obtain for the relatively few flights available, and the land and sea borders that are still closed.
Mohamed Farhat, Mandi Heshmati, Elise Marne and Ellen Gainsford from Jowharsubmitted this report.
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