Alert: Humanitarian Flights from Bogota (May 26), Cali/Cartagena (28), and Medellin (30) – Spirit Airlines

Location:  Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena, and Medellin

Event:  New Humanitarian Flights from Bogotá (May 26), Cali/Cartagena (May 28), and Medellin (May 30) to Fort Lauderdale – Operated by Spirit Airlines

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce Spirit Airlines will operate additional humanitarian flights.  One flight will depart from El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogotá on May 26.  A second flight will depart on May 28 from Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport (CLO) in Cali, and then board additional passengers at Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) in Cartagena.  A third flight will depart on May 30 from José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) in Rionegro.  All flights arrive at Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

These flights have been made available to allow U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents to return to the United States.  Please contact Spirit Airlines directly for seat availability, reservations, and pricing information.

THESE FLIGHTS CAN ONLY BE BOOKED ONLINE.

If you are interested in returning to the United States, please take advantage of these flights.  The U.S. government cannot guarantee the ability to arrange flights indefinitely.  U.S. citizens should return immediately to the United States, unless you are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.

If you purchase a ticket on one of these flights, and encounter difficulties traveling to the airport from your location, please contact us at ColombiaEvac@state.gov or (57) 1 275-2000.  We have received reports that taxis and bus companies continue to operate, albeit at reduced and limited schedules.  If you are located outside of either Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena, or Medellin and believe you will have difficulty reaching the airport due to travel restrictions, please provide us with your travel information (name, passport number, what flight you have reservations on) and, if applicable, information about your driver (name, cedula, vehicle make/model and license plate number), as well as the route of ground transport – starting point, destination, stops.

SPIRIT AIRLINES FLIGHT NUMBER

ORIGIN

DEPARTURE (LOCAL TIME)

DESTINATION

ARRIVAL (LOCAL TIME)

DATE

NK#6311

BOG

12:00pm

FLL

5:00pm

26-May

NK#6322

CLO

12:00pm

FLL

6:28pm

28-May

NK#6322

CTG

2:28pm

FLL

6:28pm

28-May

NK#6344

MDE

12:30pm

FLL

5:00pm

30-May


IMPORTANT:

Due to current travel guidelines in the United States, persons who have been in China, Iran, or certain European countries within 14 days prior to the flight will not be allowed to board this flight.  For more information, please click here.

Onward connections from Fort Lauderdale, Florida are available.

Only support animals registered 48 hours in advance in full compliance with Spirit’s normal policy for support animals will be permitted.  For more information, refer to Spirit Airlines support animal policy.

Normal services (food service, water fountains, etc.) at airports are closed.

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