Alert: Humanitarian Flights from Bogota and Cartagena on April 15 – Operated by Spirit Airlines

Location:  Bogotá, Cartagena

Event:  Humanitarian Flights from Bogotá and Cartagena to Fort Lauderdale on April 15 – Operated by Spirit Airlines.

Availability remains on two humanitarian flights operated by Spirit Airlines on April 15.  One from El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogotá and a second flight from Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) in Cartagena.  The April 16 Cali-Medellin-Fort Lauderdale flight is sold out.

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.  While we cannot vouch for any one particular transportation company, previous evacuees have had success contracting private drivers and bus companies to take them to the major cities for their flight.  Possible options can be found on our resource page.  If you believe you will have difficulty reaching the airport due to travel restrictions, please provide us with your travel information (name, date of birth, passport number, and contact details).

SPIRIT AIRLINES FLIGHT NUMBER ORIGIN DEPARTURE (LOCAL TIME) DESTINATION ARRIVAL (LOCAL TIME) DATE

NK#6321

NK#6331

BOG

CTG

12:00pm

1:55pm

FLL

FLL

5:00pm

5:55pm

15-APR

15-APR


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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The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.

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