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DHS suspends flights to Venezuela

  1. Original 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]

    DHS Determines that Conditions in Venezuela Threaten the Safety and Security of Passengers, Aircraft, and Crew, Requiring an Immediate Suspension of Air Transportation Federal Register: Suspension of All Direct Commercial Passenger and Cargo Flights Between the United States and Venezuela
  2. Effective Date

    May 15, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Enforcement
Agencies Affected: DHS DOS Other


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