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Argentina Health Alert (June 16, 2020)
June 16, 2020


Location:  Argentina

Event:  Only sporadic and specially approved international flight options currently exist in Argentina. The Embassy continues to communicate any information regarding future flights as soon as it is available.

The following flights are not U.S. government-operated or funded flights. Please direct all questions regarding these flights and the eligibility to purchase tickets to the airline.

  • There are still seats remaining on the Eastern Airlines flights from Buenos Aires to Miami, Florida on Friday, June 19; Thursday, June 25; and Friday, July 3, at 11:30 a.m. from Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza). U.S. citizens interested in departing on these flights will need to book directly with Eastern Airlines (https://goeasternair.com). *These flights are subject to change.*
  • Aerolineas Argentinas has announced it will operate a flight from Buenos Aires to Sao Paulo, Brazil on Friday, June 19, at 5:00 p.m. from Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza). U.S. citizens interested in departing on this flight will need to book directly with Aerolineas Argentinas (https://www.aerolineas.com.ar/). *The flight is subject to change.*

U.S. citizens can transit Sao Paulo with an onward flight. You should be prepared to stay in the international terminal for the duration of your connection time. Please visit U.S. Embassy Brasilia’s webpage on COVID-19 for more information.

For non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. legal permanent residents traveling from Brazil to the United States, please review the information on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s website (https://www.dhs.gov/news/2020/05/27/department-homeland-security-adds-brazil-list-countries-covid-19-travel-restrictions).

Please reference our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for the list of required documents and permissions required by the Argentine government to travel to the airport and options on traveling to Buenos Aires from the provinces. You must submit your request to travel 60 (sixty) hours ahead of your departing the provinces or for the airport. Only travelers with confirmed international flight reservations may travel from the provinces to the Buenos Aires metropolitan area 24 hours in advance of the flight. If your travel to Buenos Aires will take longer than 24 hours, please note that in your request.

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