Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Lilongwe, Malawi (August 18, 2020)
Event: Upcoming special charter flight to/from Malawi on 24th August 2020
Satguru Travel is planning to operate another charter flight through Ethiopian Airlines to/from Malawi on 24th August 2020. For bookings, please contact Satguru Travel by signing up via their form at https://forms.gle/WwYYo9AB9To3AFw86.
This flight will allow foreign nationals residing in Malawi to return to their home country and at the same time allow Malawians and Malawian Residents (Holders of Valid TEP/PRP/BRP) to enter Malawi.
The open routes which will allow passengers to connect the upcoming charter flight to/from Malawi will be America/ Europe/Japan/Brazil/Africa*(Excluding South Africa) /Korea/Israel/Thailand/Istanbul as of now. Depending on the route apart from mentioned above, they will try and work out on the possible connections accordingly.
Passengers are responsible for booking their own onward travel to the United States but may arrange with Satguru as well. Please note that travelers transiting through Addis Ababa with a layover of more than 24 hours must go to one of the government-owned quarantine hotels at their own expense and may be subject to 14 days quarantine. Travelers should arrange an itinerary through the Addis airport with minimal layover.
Actions to Take:
- 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 our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Malawi https://mw.usembassy.gov/.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States
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