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Colombia plans to resume international flights to Colombia starting in September with flights planed to resume over a period of three months starting with a pilot in September and a return to “normalization” with tourists in November.

The reactivation of international flights to and from Colombia is planned to start in September on a pilot basis.

On September 14, Colombia’s Minister of Transport confirmed that international flights to Colombia will resume on September 21 and Colombia will have more than 15 international destinations in October.

The biosecurity protocol for the return of international flights to Colombia includes the requirement for a negative PCR COVID-19 test within 96 hours.

First International Flights to and from Colombia on September 19

The first international flight to Colombia is from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena on Spirit Airlines on September 19 arriving at 12:37 pm

Biosafety Protocol for International Flights

The biosecurity protocol for the return of international flights to Colombia includes the requirement for a negative PCR COVID-19 test within 96 hours.

The following is the list of biosafety requirements for international flights:

  • Passenger access to the airport will be a maximum of three hours before the scheduled departure of the flight.
  • The use of the mask will be mandatory from the entrance of the airport, during the trip and at the arrival destination, regardless of the duration of the tour.
  • For medium and long duration flights it is recommended to wear multiple masks to replace them during the trip.
  • The passenger must remain in the assigned seat throughout the flight.
  • To enter or leave Colombia, the passenger must compulsorily fill out, before check-in and prior to entering the immigration control posts at the airport, a form that is on the Migración Colombia website must be completed 24 hours before the flight.
  • To enter Colombia, a PCR test should be performed and the result must not be greater than 96 hours before the stipulated time of the flight.

You do not have to self-isolate for 14 days, if you arrive in Colombia with a negative PCR test with results within 96 hours of the scheduled time of your flight.

First 14 Countries with International Flights from Colombia

According to the Colombia Transport Ministry and news sources, Colombia plans to resume international flights in two phases:

First phase (starting on September 21):

  1. United States
  2. Bolivia
  3. Brazil
  4. Mexico
  5. Ecuador
  6. Dominican Republic
  7. Guatamala

The first phase of international flight will be to four airport in Colombia:

  1. El Dorado Airport (BOG) in Bogotá
  2. José María Cordova Airport (MDE), which is located in Rionegro and serves Medellín
  3. Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport (CLO) in Cali
  4. Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) in Cartagena

Second phase (in October):

  1. El Salvador
  2. Panama
  3. Peru
  4. Chile
  5. Uruguay
  6. Venezuela

In addition, there are additional countries planned with “special conditions” including Argentina, Canada, France, Germany and Spain.

Although it is still premature to establish the schedule of the flights and itineraries that are reactivated, the industry estimates that by the end of October at least 15 international destinations will be active.

Biosafety Rules When International Flights Resume

Regarding security protocols, the Colombian government anticipates that before a flight and at the time of arrival in the destination city the temperature of the travelers will be taken.

Also, restricted entry to airports in Colombia is planned, only passengers and those who http://www.gulfportpharmacy.com/ work in airports will be permitted. Furthermore, electronic screening will be requested from travelers to avoid delays and congestion, among other measures.

Information on the current situation in Bogota.

– In Bogota you must wear the mask all the time when you are outside, it can only be take off in the hotel or in restaurants or cafes.

– Restaurants and cafes are open from Thursday to Sunday.

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