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Alert: Humanitarian Flight to Fort Lauderdale on April 2 Operated by Spirit Airlines
March 31, 2020

Location: Colombia

Event: Humanitarian Flight to Fort Lauderdale on April 2 Operated by Spirit Airlines.

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that Spirit Airlines will operate a humanitarian flight from Bogota, Colombia on April 2, 2020.  The flight will depart from El Dorado International Airport (BOG) at 2:30pm and arrive at Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  It has 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.

If you purchase a ticket on this flight, and encounter difficulties traveling to El Dorado 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 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).

Flight Number: NK #6399
Departs: Bogota
Departure time: 2:30pm
Destination: Fort Lauderdale
Date: April 2


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.

Travelers will complete a health check prior to boarding and anyone with a fever or flu-like symptoms will not be allowed to enter the airport.

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 El Dorado Airport are closed.

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