Security: the watchword for the reopening.
The reopening of Madagascar’s borders will first be partial and then progressive.
Air Austral and Air Mauritius will respectively operate regional flights linking Madagascar to Reunion and
Mauritius as of October 23, 2021.
Flights from Europe to Antananarivo operated by Air Madagascar and Air France will resume on November 6,
Considering the evolution of the health situation in the world and, consequently, to ensure the safety of
tourists and the local population, countries are classified in 2 categories: «red» and «green».
Only travelers coming from «green» countries will be allowed to enter the Malagasy national territory.
Countries classified as «red» are those having a community transmission rate of more than 300 new cases per
100,000 inhabitants per week with a spread of variants, which are of concern for Madagascar.
In addition, the current travel conditions require the following mandatory measures:
The Antananarivo Ivato airport, where all hygiene protocols are in place, will receive passengers upon
Charter flights from Europe to Nosy Be are also allowed as well as cruise ships.
In its strategy to reopen the borders, the authorities are ensuring that the hygiene protocols developed by the
National Tourism Board (ONTM), on behalf of the Ministry of Tourism and in partnership with the
Confederation of Tourism (CTM), are put in place at all levels in order to ensure a pleasant and safe stay for
tourists visiting Madagascar.