Updated Information for U.S. Citizens Regarding Flights from Guatemala City

March 24, 2020

Location: Guatemala

Event:   The U.S. Embassy in Guatemala is coordinating with commercial carriers to facilitate additional commercial flights from Guatemala City to the United States (see participating airlines below). We urge U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents wishing to travel to the United States to contact these airlines directly and immediately to make a booking. Please do *not* contact the U.S. Embassy to make a reservation. Please also continue to monitor U.S. Embassy online accounts (Website, Twitter, Facebook) for updated information.

Eastern Airlines has added flights from Guatemala City to the United States to its schedule. Please contact Eastern Airlines directly at https://goeasternair.com to make reservations.

Global Guardian Airline is currently accepting inquiries from U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents to gauge passenger interest in possible flights from Guatemala City to the United States. Please contact Global Guardian Airline directly by email at operationscenter@globalguardian.com in order to communicate your interest in a possible flight.

**Please note: Since all flights will depart from La Aurora airport in Guatemala City, we urge travelers with confirmed bookings who are currently outside of the Guatemala City metro area to immediately travel to Guatemala City. Your travel must comply with the curfew requirements set by the Government of Guatemala. Remember that public transportation is suspended, so you should explore private options such as shuttles or ride-share options to arrive to Guatemala City.

**Please note: Anyone with flu-like symptoms will not be allowed to board a flight and should not to come to the airport. 

Actions to take:
Visit our Embassy website, Twitter and Facebook accounts for definitive updates on flights and for information on conditions in Guatemala.

Review the State Department’s Global Level 4 Health Travel Advisory at www.travel.state.gov.

Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.

For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.

Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.

Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.

Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.

Monitor local news for updates. 

Assistance:
U.S. Embassy Guatemala City https://gt.usembassy.gov/
Tel. (502) 2326-4000
Amcitsguatemala@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Guatemala Country Information and Travel Advisory Page

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