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DHS suspends flights to Venezuela

  1. Date Announced

    May 15, 2019

    Under 49 U.S.C. § 44907, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan requires an immediate suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing conditions in Venezuela that threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew. The flight suspension remains in effect indefinitely.

    [ID #801]

    View Policy Document View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    May 15, 2019
  3. Subsequent Action

    April 29, 2020

    In response to COVID-19, the U.S. Virtual Embassy in Venezuela released information regarding repatriation of U.S. citizens and LPRs in Venezuela.

    US Virtual Embassy, Venezuela - Repatriation Flights
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Enforcement
Agencies Affected: DHS DOS Other


NYT - U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuala

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