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Airlines Updates

26.10.2020 Avianca during the month of November 2020 schedules following International service, based on OAG schedules as of 25OCT20. Additional changes remain possible, pending on various travel restrictions.

Bogota – Barcelona 1 weekly 787-8
Bogota – Buenos Aires Ezeiza 1 weekly A330-200
Bogota – Cancun 3 weekly A320
Bogota – Fort Lauderdale 2 weekly A319
Bogota – Guatemala City 3 weekly A319/320
Bogota – Guayaquil 4 weekly A320 (Avianca), 3 weekly A319 (Avianca Ecuador)
Bogota – La Paz 2 weekly A319
Bogota – London Heathrow 1 weekly 787-8
Bogota – Madrid 1 weekly 787-8
Bogota – Mexico City 1 daily A320
Bogota – Miami 1 daily A330-200
Bogota – New York JFK 1 daily A319
Bogota – Orlando 2 weekly A319/320
Bogota – Panama City 3 weekly A319
Bogota – Punta Cana 4 weekly A319/320
Bogota – Quito 3 weekly A319 (Avianca), 4 weekly A320 (Avianca Ecuador)
Bogota – Rio de Janeiro Galeao 2 weekly A319
Bogota – San Jose (Costa Rica) 4 weekly A319
Bogota – Santa Cruz 2 weekly A319 (Avianca Ecuador)
Bogota – Santiago de Chile 1 weekly A330-200
Bogota – Santo Domingo 2 weekly A319
Bogota – Sao Paulo Guarulhos 1 daily A319
Bogota – Washington Dulles 4 weekly A319
Guatemala City – Los Angeles 4 weekly A320 (TACA)
Managua – Miami 4 weekly A320 (TACA; TA-coded flight numbers)
Medellin – Miami 4 weekly A320
Medellin – New York JFK 4 weekly A319
San Salvador – Bogota 1 daily A319/320 (TACA)
San Salvador – Dallas/Ft. Worth 2 weekly A319/320 (TACA)
San Salvador – Guatemala city 3 weekly ATR72 (Aviateca), 4 weekly A320 (TACA)
San Salvador – Houston 2 weekly A320 (TACA)
San Salvador – Los Angeles 2 daily A319/320 (TACA)
San Salvador – Managua 10 weekly A320 (TACA; TA-coded flight numbers)
San Salvador – Mexico City 3 weekly A320 (TACA)
San Salvador – Miami 4 weekly A319/320 (TACA)
San Salvador – New York JFK 1 daily A320 (TACA)
San Salvador – Newark 2 weekly A320 (Avianca Costa Rica)
San Salvador – San Francisco 1 daily A319 (TACA)
San Salvador – San Jose (Costa Rica) 7 weekly A320 (Avianca Costa Rica)
San Salvador – San Pedro Sula 1 daily A319/320 (TACA)
San Salvador – Tegucigalpa 7 weekly ATR72 (Aviateca)
San Salvador – Toronto 2 weekly A320 (Avianca Costa Rica)
San Salvador – Washington Dulles 10 weekly A319/320 (TACA)

Published on 08.10.2020
Viva Air Colombia begins Bogota – Cali service from Oct 2020

29.09.2020 Avianca yesterday (28SEP20) resumed regular International passenger service from Colombia, initially operating service to/from Medellin. Flights to/from Bogota will gradually resume on 01OCT20. Planned operation for the period of 28SEP20 – 24OCT20, on flights operated by Avianca aircraft, as follows.

Additional changes remain highly possible.

Bogota – Cancun eff 16OCT20 2 weekly A320
Bogota – Guatemala City eff 17OCT20 1 weekly A319
Bogota – Guayaquil eff 01OCT20 4 weekly A319/320
Bogota – La Paz eff 17OCT20 2 weekly A319
Bogota – Mexico City eff 01OCT20 4 weekly A319 (5 weekly A320 from 15OCT20)
Bogota – Miami eff 01OCT20 1 daily A320
Bogota – New York JFK eff 01OCT20 1 daily A319
Bogota – Punta Cana eff 16OCT20 4 weekly A319/320
Bogota – Quito eff 02OCT20 3 weekly A319
Bogota – Rio de Janeiro Galeao eff 16OCT20 2 weekly A319
Bogota – Santiago de Chile eff 15OCT20 1 daily A319
Bogota – Santo Domingo eff 15OCT20 1 weekly A319
Bogota – Sao Paulo Guarulhos eff 02OCT20 2 weekly A319 (4 weekly from 15OCT20)
Bogota – Washington Dulles eff 16OCT20 2 weekly A319
Medellin – Miami eff 28SEP20 4 weekly A320
Medellin – New York JFK eff 28SEP20 4 weekly A319

Published on 26.09.2020
Avianca will gradually resume international flights from Colombia from 28 September

17.09.2020 Wingo earlier this month resumed scheduled operation, initially operating one domestic route from 03SEP20. Planned operation for September 2020 features:

Bogota – Cartagena 4 weekly (6 weekly from 01OCT20)

Planned service resumption, based on the airline’s web booking system as follows. Additional changes remain possible.

Domestic:
Barranquilla – San Andres Island eff 25OCT20 2 weekly
Bogota – Cali eff 25OCT20 4 weekly (5 weekly from 02NOV20, 6 weekly from 16NOV20)
Bogota – San Andres Island eff 02OCT20 3 weekly (2 weekly from 25OCT20)
Cali – Cartagena eff 02OCT20 2 weekly
Cali – San Andres Island eff 02OCT20 3 weekly (2 weekly from 25OCT20)
Cartagena – San Andres Island eff 25OCT20 2 weekly

International:
Bogota – Aruba eff 03DEC20 2 weekly
Bogota – Cancun eff 04OCT20 2 weekly
Bogota – Caracas eff 13OCT20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 03NOV20)
Bogota – Curacao eff 01NOV20 2 weekly
Bogota – Guayaquil eff 02OCT20 2 weekly
Bogota – Havana eff 01OCT20 3 weekly (2 weekly from 26OCT20)
Bogota – Panama City Balboa eff 12OCT20 3 weekly
Bogota – Punta Cana eff 01OCT20 3 weekly (2 weekly from 27OCT20)
Bogota – Quito eff 02OCT20 2 weekly
Bogota – San Jose (Costa Rica) eff 02OCT20 2 weekly
Bogota – Santo Domingo eff 02OCT20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 04NOV20)
Cali – Panama City Balboa eff 12OCT20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 07NOV20)
Cartagena – Panama City Balboa eff 15OCT20 2 weekly
Medellin – Panama City Balboa eff 25OCT20 3 weekly

08.09.2020 Avianca last week resumed domestic Colombia operation, initially schedules 13 routes for the month of September 2020. Planned operation as of 06SEP20 as follows.

Bogota – Barranquilla 21 weekly
Bogota – Bucaramanga 14 weekly
Bogota – Cali 28 weekly
Bogota – Cartagena 22-28 weekly
Bogota – Cucuta 12 weekly
Bogota – Medellin 28 weekly
Bogota – Monteria 7 weekly
Bogota – Pasto 7 weekly
Bogota – Pereira 14 weekly
Bogota – San Andres Island 3 weekly
Bogota – Santa Marta 7-13 weekly
Medellin – Cali eff 11SEP20 up to 7 weekly
Medellin – Cartagena eff 11SEP20 up to 7 weekly

08.09.2020 LATAM Airlines Colombia last week resumed regular domestic operations. From 01SEP20 to 30SEP20, the carrier’s planned operation as of 06SEP20 as follows.

Bogota – Barranquilla 5-12 weekly
Bogota – Bucaramanga 5-12 weekly
Bogota – Cali 12-24 weekly
Bogota – Cartagena 5-14 weekly
Bogota – Leticia 3 weekly
Bogota – Medellin 12-24 weekly
Bogota – San Andres Island 2-3 weekly
Bogota – Santa Marta 2-7 weekly

Published on 03.09.2020
Avianca to resume scheduled Central America flights from late-Sep 2020

Published on 30.08.2020
Avianca Resumes Operations in Colombia

Published on 26.08.2020
Viva Air Colombia Sep 2020 International operations as of 24AUG20

10.08.2020 Avianca in the last few days gradually filed inventory update for International service to/from Colombia, for Northern winter 2020/21 season. As of 2130GMT 08AUG20, inventory adjustment is in effect between 25OCT20 and 31JAN21 (selected routes has been adjusted into the first half of 2021), which some certain flights are not available for reservation.

Additional filing will be made in the next few weeks.

Barranquilla – Miami 1 daily closed for reservation
Bogota – Barcelona 3 of 7 weekly available for reservation
Bogota – Cuzco schedule for 1 daily flight removed (including flights on/after 31JAN21)
Bogota – Guayaquil
Avianca Colombia: 7 of 11 weekly available for reservation until 30NOV20
Avianca Ecuador: 7 of 13 weekly available for reservation until 30NOV20

Bogota – Lima 2 of 5 daily open for reservation until 30NOV20 (5 daily available on/after 01DEC20)
Bogota – London Heathrow 3 of 7 weekly available for reservation
Bogota – Los Angeles 1 daily closed for reservation until 01DEC20. 4 of 7 weekly available for reservation from 02DEC20
Bogota – Madrid 11 of 21 weekly (14 weekly from 01DEC20) available for reservation
Bogota – Mexico City 7 of 21 weekly available for reservation (Currently all 21 weekly flights are available for reservation on/after 01DEC20, however 14 of 21 weekly currently showing C/Y/B/M-class available, while other fare classes are not open until 31JAN21)
Bogota – Miami 3 of 4 daily available for reservation until 30NOV20
Bogota – Munich 3 weekly closed for reservation (including flights on/after 31JAN21 for all dates in 2021)
Bogota – New York JFK 2 of 3 daily available for reservation
Bogota – Orlando 3 of 7 weekly available for reservation
Bogota – Panama City
Avianca Colombia: 2 of 16 weekly available for reservation until 30NOV20
Avianca Ecuador: 3 of 5 weekly available for reservation

Bogota – Quito
Avianca Colombia: 1 daily available for reservation
Avianca Ecuador: 2 of 3 daily available for reservation until 30NOV20

Bogota – Rio de Janeiro Galeao 7 of 12 weekly available for reservation
Bogota – San Jose (Costa Rica) 1 of 3 daily available for reservation until 30NOV20
Bogota – San Salvador
Avianca Colombia: 1 daily available for reservation
TACA: 2 daily closed for reservation until 30NOV20

Bogota – Santiago de Chile 2 of 3 daily available for reservation
Bogota – Sao Paulo Guarulhos 1 of 3 daily available for reservation until 30NOV20
Bogota – Washington Dulles 5 of 14 weekly available for reservation
Cali – Madrid 1 daily closed for reservation
Cali – Miami 1 daily closed for reservation
Medellin – Madrid 3 weekly closed for reservation
Medellin – Miami 1 daily closed for reservation
Medellin – New York JFK 4-7 weekly closed for reservation

Routes not mentioned above currently shows all flights available for reservation.
Published on 27.07.2020
Avianca Central America Aug – Oct 2020 operations as of 26JUL20
Avianca revises one-time Shanghai / Tokyo operations in July/August 2020

23.07.2020 Avianca in the last 24-48 hours filed additional changes to its planned International operation for Colombia, when the airline resumes scheduled operation as early as 01SEP20. Latest adjustment focuses on operational aircraft, as of 22JUL20.

Planned operation remains subject to change.

Bogota – Aruba eff 01SEP20 3 weekly A319 (4 weekly from 03OCT20)
Bogota – Barcelona eff 02SEP20 2 weekly 787-8 (4 weekly from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Buenos Aires eff 01SEP20 5 weekly 787-8 (1 daily A330 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Cancun eff 01SEP20 4 weekly A320 (1 daily from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Guayaquil eff 01SEP20 1 daily A320
Bogota – Lima eff 01OCT20 12 weekly A320/330
Bogota – London Heathrow eff 01SEP20 4 weekly 787-8
Bogota – Madrid eff 01SEP20 1 daily 787-8 (2 daily from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Mexico City eff 02SEP20 5 weekly A320 (1 daily from 02OCT20)
Bogota – Miami eff 01SEP20 2 daily A320/330 (3 daily A319/320/787 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – New York JFK eff 01SEP20 1 daily A330 (9 weekly A320/330 from 04OCT20)
Bogota – Panama City eff 01SEP20 3 weekly A320 (5 weekly A319 from 02OCT20)
Bogota – Punta Cana eff 02SEP20 5 weekly A319/320 (1 daily A320 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Quito eff 01SEP20 1 daily A320 (A319/320 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – San Jose (Costa Rica) eff 02SEP20 5 weekly A319 (1 daily A320 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Santiago de Chile eff 01SEP20 1 daily A319
Bogota – Sao Paulo Guarulhos eff 01SEP20 4 weekly 787-8 (5 weekly from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Washington Dulles eff 02SEP20 4 weekly A319
Cali – Madrid eff 01OCT20 1 daily 787-8
Medellin – Madrid eff 01OCT20 3 weekly 787-8
20.07.2020 Avianca in recent schedule update adjusted planned International service to/from Colombia, when it resumes scheduled passenger service as early as 01SEP20. As of 19JUL20, planned International service for the period of 01SEP20 – 24OCT20 as follows.

Further changes remain highly possible pending on the latest policy implemented by The Colombian Authority.

Bogota – Aruba eff 01SEP20 3 weekly A319 (4 weekly from 03OCT20)
Bogota – Barcelona eff 02SEP20 2 weekly 787-8 (4 weekly from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Buenos Aires eff 01SEP20 5 weekly A318/787-8 (1 daily A330 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Cancun eff 01SEP20 4 weekly A320 (1 daily from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Guayaquil eff 01SEP20 1 daily A320
Bogota – Lima eff 01OCT20 12 weekly A320/330
Bogota – London Heathrow eff 01SEP20 4 weekly 787-8
Bogota – Madrid eff 01SEP20 1 daily 787-8 (2 daily from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Mexico City eff 02SEP20 5 weekly A330 (1 daily from 02OCT20)
Bogota – Miami eff 01SEP20 2 daily A321 (3 daily A319/321/787 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – New York JFK eff 01SEP20 1 daily 787-8 (9 weekly A330/787 from 04OCT20)
Bogota – Panama City eff 01SEP20 3 weekly A319 (5 weekly from 02OCT20)
Bogota – Punta Cana eff 02SEP20 5 weekly A320 (1 daily A330 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Quito eff 01SEP20 1 daily A319/320
Bogota – San Jose (Costa Rica) eff 02SEP20 5 weekly A320 (1 daily A319/320 from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Santiago de Chile eff 01SEP20 1 daily A320
Bogota – Sao Paulo Guarulhos eff 01SEP20 4 weekly A320 (5 weekly from 01OCT20)
Bogota – Washington Dulles eff 02SEP20 4 weekly A320 (5 weekly A319/320 from 01OCT20)
Cali – Madrid eff 01OCT20 1 daily 787-8
Medellin – Madrid eff 01OCT20 3 weekly 787-8

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Open for travel from Colombia
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers travelling to Colombia must possess an email confirming they have downloaded and registered on the ‘Check-Mig’ app. The app can be accessed here.
  • Passengers are required to organise their transportation with authorised means of transport before arrival in Colombia if their destination city is not Bogota.
    • Passengers who have not organised such transportation upon arrival in Colombia will be required to stay at a hotel in Bogota for up to 24 hours until they have arranged the transportation.
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Flight Restrictions

published 01.10.2020

Entry restrictions
Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

A completed “Check Mig” must be submitted before departure at apps.migracioncolombia.gov.co.

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Quarantine

published 23.09.2020

Quarantine is possible
Passengers arriving without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before departure from the first embarkation point are subject to a PCR test upon arrival and quarantine.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

For air travel into Colombia, a negative PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to your departure will be required by the Colombian authorities. If you cannot get a test or certification, contact your airline directly for advice.
Travellers with a negative PCR test result will not be required to quarantine upon arrival in Colombia.

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Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 1 year
or over arriving from Angola, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda and for travellers having
transited for more than 12 hours through an airport from the same countries.
WHO vaccination recommendation: yes

Recommended for all travellers aged 9 months or over going to Colombia except for the areas described
below.
Generally not recommended for travellers going to the cities of Barranquilla, Cali, Cartagena and Medellín.
Not recommended for travellers whose itineraries are limited to all areas above 2300 m, the department of
San Andrès y Providencia, and the capital city of Bogotá.

Malaria (2018)
Malaria risk is high in the following municipalities of the departments of Antioquia (El Bagre, Vigía del
Fuerte, Segovia, Tarazá, Zaragoza, Cáceres, Nechí, Murindó, Anorí, Remedios, Mutatá, Frontino, San Pedro
de Urabá, Dabeiba, Valdivia and Caucasia), Amazonas (Tarapacá, La Pedrera, Puerto Nariño, Leticia, Miriti-
Paraná and La Chorrera), Bolívar (Montecristo, Norosi, Tiquisio and San Pablo), Cauca (Timbiquí), Chocó
(Bagadó, Nóvita, Lloró, Tadó, Río Quito, El Cantón del San Pablo, Río Iro, Atrato, Bojaya, San José del
Palmar, Quibdó, Bajo Baudó, Medio San Juan, Carmen de Darien, Nuquí, Medio Baudó, Alto Baudó, Istmina,
Bahía Solano, Medio Atrato, Juradó, Sipí, Unión Panamericana, Condoto and Certegui), Córdoba (Puerto
Libertador and Tierralta), Guainía (Inirida and La Guadalupe), Nariño (Roberto Payán, Olaya Herrera, El
Charco, Mosquera, Barbacoas, Santa Barbarba, Magüi, Francisco Pizarro and San Andrés de Tumaco),
Risaralda (Pueblo Rico and La Virginia), Valle del Cauca (Cartago), Vaupés (Taraira and Yavarate) and
Vichada (Puerto Carreño and Cumaribo).

Malaria risk is moderate in the following municipalities of the departments of Antioquia (Urrao, Chigorodó,
Apartadó, Necoclí and Yondo), Amazonas (El Encanto and Puerto Santander), Bolívar (Santa Rosa del Sur
and Río Viejo), Cauca (Guapi and López), Chocó (El Litoral de San Juan, Riosucio, Acandí and Unguía),
Córdoba (San José de Uré and La Apartada), Guaviare (San José de Guaviare, Miraflores, Calamar and El
Retorno), Nariño (La Tola) and Vaupés (Pacoa).

A lesser risk exists in some municipalities of Amazonas, Caqueta, Guaviare, Guainia, Meta, Putumayo,
Vaupes and Vichada.
WHO recommended prevention in risk areas: C

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Full Restrictions

  • Colombia Latest News: Land, water borders will remain closed until 1 November (Reuters, 30.09.2020). Government extends selective quarantine until end of October (Reuters, 28.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Colombia on a limited number of routes.
    For air travel into Colombia, a negative PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to your departure will be required by the Colombian authorities.
    Travellers with a negative PCR test result will not be required to quarantine upon arrival in Colombia.
    As an exceptional measure, Colombia-bound travellers on humanitarian and commercial flights before 30 September without a negative PCR test result will be allowed to enter but will be required to take a test upon arrival and self-isolate for 14 days (or until they receive a negative test result). The self-isolation period will be monitored by local authorities.
    Between 24 hours and 1 hour before departure, you must fill out the Check-Mig form, available on the Migracion Colombia website. You must comply with follow-up health checks via the CoronApp mobile app (available on major mobile platforms). Regulations are subject to change at short notice and you should check with your travel provider before your journey.
    Colombia’s land and sea borders will remain closed until 1 October 2020.
    If you are permitted to enter the country, you will have to self-isolate at your accommodation for 14 days, unless you have obtained a negative PCR test result, 96 hours before your departure from the country of travel.

    Departing Colombia: Between 24 hours and 1 hour before departure, you must again fill out the Check-Mig form, available on the Migracion Colombia website.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Colombia: The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at-risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities require masks to be worn at all times when outside. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area.

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    06.10.2020
  • Colombia Latest News: International flights from Cartagena will resume on 19 September (Explica, 16.09.2020). Colombia’s aviation authority expects resumption of international flights to selected destinations from 21 September (Simple Flying, 09.09.2020). International flights remain suspended. Land and maritime borders are closed to foreign travelers until at least 1 October (World Nomads, 07.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    From 19 September 2020, entry to Colombia from abroad is permitted. Restrictions for tourists are no longer in place.
    For air travel into Colombia, a negative PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to your departure will be required by the Colombian authorities.
    Travellers with a negative PCR test result will not be required to quarantine upon arrival in Colombia.
    As an exceptional measure, Colombia-bound travellers on humanitarian and commercial flights before 30 September without a negative PCR test result will be allowed to enter but will be required to take a test upon arrival and self-isolate for 14 days (or until they receive a negative test result). The self-isolation period will be monitored by local authorities.
    Between 24 hours and 1 hour before departure, you must fill out the Check-Mig form, available on the Migracion Colombia website. You must comply with follow-up health checks via the CoronApp mobile app (available on major mobile platforms). Regulations are subject to change at short notice and you should check with your travel provider before your journey.
    Colombia’s land and sea borders will remain closed until 1 October 2020.
    If you are permitted to enter the country, you will have to self-isolate at your accommodation for 14 days, unless you have obtained a negative PCR test result, 96 hours before your departure from the country of travel.

    Departing Colombia: Between 24 hours and 1 hour before departure, you must again fill out the Check-Mig form, available on the Migracion Colombia website.

    Internal Restrictions:
    From 19 September, entry to Colombia from abroad is permitted. Restrictions for tourists are no longer in place. Colombia’s land and sea borders will remain closed until 1 October 2020. Internal travel within Colombia is permitted. President Duque announced a State of Emergency on 18 March. The nationwide isolation measures that followed were lifted on 1 September. Large gatherings (of over 50 people) continue to be prohibited. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in open spaces and commercial establishments. Regional authorities may be implementing local measures, including restrictions based on gender and/or identification numbers and curfews. The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities require masks to be worn at all times when outside. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area.

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    23.09.2020
  • Colombia Latest News: International flights from Cartagena will resume on 19 September (Explica, 16.09.2020). Colombia’s aviation authority expects resumption of international flights to selected destinations from 21 September (Simple Flying, 09.09.2020). International flights remain suspended. Land and maritime borders are closed to foreign travelers until at least 1 October (World Nomads, 07.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    From 19 September 2020, entry to Colombia from abroad is permitted. Restrictions for tourists are no longer in place. Colombia’s land and sea borders will remain closed until 1 October 2020. Internal travel within Colombia is permitted.

    Mandatory entry requirements:
    • For air travel into Colombia, a negative PCR test result issued within 96 hours prior to your departure will be required by the Colombian authorities. If you cannot get a test or certification, contact your airline directly for advice
    • Travellers with a negative PCR test result will not be required to quarantine upon arrival in Colombia
    Between 24 hours and 1 hour before departure, you must fill out the Check-Mig form, available on the Migracion Colombia website. You must comply with follow-up health checks via the CoronApp mobile app (available on major mobile platforms). Regulations are subject to change at short notice and you should check with your travel provider before your journey.

    Quarantine requirements: If you are permitted to enter the country, you will have to self-isolate at your accommodation for 14 days, unless you have obtained a negative PCR test result, 96 hours before your departure from the country of travel.

    Departing Colombia: Between 24 hours and 1 hour before departure, you must again fill out the Check-Mig form, available on the Migracion Colombia website.

    Internal Restrictions:
    From 19 September, entry to Colombia from abroad is permitted. Restrictions for tourists are no longer in place. Colombia’s land and sea borders will remain closed until 1 October 2020. Internal travel within Colombia is permitted. President Duque announced a State of Emergency on 18 March. The nationwide isolation measures that followed were lifted on 1 September. Large gatherings (of over 50 people) continue to be prohibited. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in open spaces and commercial establishments. Regional authorities may be implementing local measures, including restrictions based on gender and/or identification numbers and curfews. The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities require masks to be worn at all times when outside. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area.

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    21.09.2020
  • Colombia Colombia’s aviation authority expects resumption of international flights to selected destinations from 21 September (Simple Flying, 09.09.2020). International flights remain suspended. Land and maritime borders are closed to foreign travelers until at least 1 October (World Nomads, 07.09.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Colombia’s air, land and sea borders are closed. President Duque has announced that the Colombian authorities will pilot international commercial flights, on a limited number of routes, later in September.
    Border closure has been extended until 1 October. There remain frequent humanitarian flights to the US and Europe. Cruise ships are not being allowed to dock at Colombian ports. You should monitor local authority statements on social media: @MigracionCol. Anyone allowed to enter the country will be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Anyone wishing to enter must complete a Preventive Control Against Coronavirus form .

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    Internal restrictions:

    The nationwide isolation measures were lifted on 1 September. Regional authorities may be implementing local measures, including restrictions based on gender and/or identification numbers and curfews. However, inter-municipal travel, including on some domestic flight routes has resumed. You should check official guidance from the relevant local authority, airline and local news.
    The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities require masks to be worn at all times when outside.

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    11.09.2020
  • Colombia *****

    International restrictions:

    Colombia’s air, land and sea borders are closed. Border closure has been extended until 1 October. There remain frequent humanitarian flights to the US and Europe. Cruise ships are not being allowed to dock at Colombian ports. You should monitor local authority statements on social media: @MigracionCol. Anyone allowed to enter the country will be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Anyone wishing to enter must complete a Preventive Control Against Coronavirus form [https://www.migracioncolombia.gov.co/controlpreventivocontraelcoronavirus].

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    Internal restrictions:

    The nationwide isolation measures were lifted on 1 September. Regional authorities may be implementing local measures, including restrictions based on gender and/or identification numbers and curfews. However, inter-municipal travel, including on some domestic flight routes has resumed. You should check official guidance from the relevant local authority, airline and local news.
    The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities require masks to be worn at all times when outside.

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    02.09.2020
  • Colombia The Colombian government announced that it is relaunching the commercial domestic air services from 1 September, launching several test domestic flights across several cities. According to El Tiempo, the first test route will be from Bogota to Barranquilla or Cartagena. (Simple Flying, 12.08.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Airports are closed to international traffic, with the exception of humanitarian flights until 1 September. Colombia’s land and sea borders are now closed. Cruise ships are not being allowed to dock at Colombian ports. You should monitor local authority statements on social media: @MigracionCol. Anyone allowed to enter the country will be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Anyone wishing to enter must complete a Preventive Control Against Coronavirus form.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The Colombian government has announced that the country’s mandatory isolation will continue until 1 September. Government authorized first domestic flight since COVID-19 lockdown on 21 July, additional flights to follow.
    A State of Emergency is in place, While in Colombia, you are expected to comply with the nationwide “stay at home” mandatory preventive isolation announced by the government. The quarantine has been extended until August 1, with a longer quarantine for individuals over age 70 until August 31. These measures restrict social contact and movement to essential activities only. This also applies to the use of private vehicles. During this period, one individual per household may leave his or her home or accommodation to: Buy essential goods such as food, beverages, medicines, medical devices, sanitary and cleaning products, Walk a pet for 20 minutes in the vicinity of one’s residence, Access emergency services, including veterinarians
    Attend a necessary medical appointment, Visit an ATM or bank to access financial services or to visit a notary, Take a licensed taxi or public bus when necessary to leave the house for one of these approved reasons. Individual sports activity and outdoor exercise can be authorised by local administrations under certain conditions and time restrictions and are dependent on age categories of 2-5 years, 6-17 years, 18-69 years and over 70 years. Regulations vary between regions, but social distancing rules continue to apply. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. There are further non-essential exemptions to the lockdown, including visiting museums and libraries and accessing hairdressers and barbers. The timetable for this may differ regionally. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in open spaces and commercial establishments. The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities (e.g. in Bogota) require masks to be worn at all times when outside. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. Regional authorities are implementing significant further measures, including restrictions based on gender and/or identification numbers, curfews, as well as not permitting certain exemptions to the lockdown, including outdoor exercise. This includes Bogota, which is operating a system of enhanced restrictive measures by area. Permits from the local authorities to travel to the airport are no longer required.

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    12.08.2020
  • Colombia *****

    International restrictions:

    Airports are closed to international traffic, with the exception of humanitarian flights until 1 September. Colombia’s land and sea borders are now closed. Cruise ships are not being allowed to dock at Colombian ports. You should monitor local authority statements on social media @MigracionCol. Anyone allowed to enter the country will be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Anyone wishing to enter must complete a Preventive Control Against Coronavirus form.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The Colombian government has announced that the country’s mandatory isolation will continue until 1 September. Government authorized first domestic flight since COVID-19 lockdown on 21 July, additional flights to follow.
    A State of Emergency is in place, While in Colombia, you are expected to comply with the nationwide “stay at home” mandatory preventive isolation announced by the government. The quarantine has been extended until August 1, with a longer quarantine for individuals over age 70 until August 31. These measures restrict social contact and movement to essential activities only. This also applies to the use of private vehicles. During this period, one individual per household may leave his or her home or accommodation to: Buy essential goods such as food, beverages, medicines, medical devices, sanitary and cleaning products, Walk a pet for 20 minutes in the vicinity of one’s residence, Access emergency services, including veterinarians
    Attend a necessary medical appointment, Visit an ATM or bank to access financial services or to visit a notary, Take a licensed taxi or public bus when necessary to leave the house for one of these approved reasons. Individual sports activity and outdoor exercise can be authorised by local administrations under certain conditions and time restrictions and are dependent on age categories of 2-5 years, 6-17 years, 18-69 years and over 70 years. Regulations vary between regions, but social distancing rules continue to apply. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. There are further non-essential exemptions to the lockdown, including visiting museums and libraries and accessing hairdressers and barbers. The timetable for this may differ regionally. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in open spaces and commercial establishments. The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities (e.g. in Bogota) require masks to be worn at all times when outside. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. Regional authorities are implementing significant further measures, including restrictions based on gender and/or identification numbers, curfews, as well as not permitting certain exemptions to the lockdown, including outdoor exercise. This includes Bogota, which is operating a system of enhanced restrictive measures by area. Permits from the local authorities to travel to the airport are no longer required.

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    30.07.2020
  • Colombia Colombia’s quarantine measures extended until August 30 (The Bogota Post, 29.07.2020). Lockdown measures extended until 1 August; international flights suspended until 31 August (Reuters, 08.07.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Colombia’s land and sea borders are now closed. Airports are closed to international traffic. Regulations are subject to change at short notice and you should check with your travel provider before your journey. All arrivals, including residents and Colombian nationals, who intend to enter the country should complete the Preventive Control Against Coronavirus form [https://www.migracioncolombia.gov.co/controlpreventivocontraelcoronavirus]. Cruise ships are not being allowed to dock at Colombian ports. You should monitor local authority statements on social media @MigracionCol.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The Colombian government has announced that the country’s mandatory isolation will continue until August 30. Government authorized first domestic flight since COVID-19 lockdown on 21 July, additional flights to follow. (Intelliguide, 17.07.2020).
    President Duque announced a State of Emergency on 18 March. These measures restrict social contact and movement to essential activities only. This also applies to the use of private vehicles. During this period, one individual per household may leave his or her home or accommodation to: Buy essential goods such as food, beverages, medicines, medical devices, sanitary and cleaning products, Walk a pet for 20 minutes in the vicinity of one’s residence, Access emergency services, including veterinarians
    Attend a necessary medical appointment, Visit an ATM or bank to access financial services or to visit a notary, Take a licensed taxi or public bus when necessary to leave the house for one of these approved reasons. Individual sports activity and outdoor exercise can be authorised by local administrations under certain conditions and time restrictions and are dependent on age categories of 2-5 years, 6-17 years, 18-69 years and over 70 years. Regulations vary between regions, but social distancing rules continue to apply. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. There are further non-essential exemptions to the lockdown, including visiting museums and libraries and accessing hairdressers and barbers. The timetable for this may differ regionally. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in open spaces and commercial establishments. The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities (e.g. in Bogota) require masks to be worn at all times when outside. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area. Regional authorities are implementing significant further measures, including restrictions based on gender and/or identification numbers, curfews, as well as not permitting certain exemptions to the lockdown, including outdoor exercise. This includes Bogota, which is operating a system of enhanced restrictive measures by area. Permits from the local authorities to travel to the airport are no longer required.

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    29.07.2020
  • Colombia Lockdown measures extended until 1 August; international flights suspended until 31 August (Reuters, 08.07.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Colombia’s land and sea borders are now closed. Airports are closed to international traffic. Regulations are subject to change at short notice and you should check with your travel provider before your journey. All arrivals, including residents and Colombian nationals, who intend to enter the country should complete the Preventive Control Against Coronavirus form [https://www.migracioncolombia.gov.co/controlpreventivocontraelcoronavirus]. Cruise ships are not being allowed to dock at Colombian ports. You should monitor local authority statements on social media @MigracionCol.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    President Duque announced a State of Emergency on 18 March. Nationwide isolation measures are in effect until 1 August. These measures restrict social contact and movement to essential activities only. This also applies to the use of private vehicles. During this period, one individual per household may leave his or her home or accommodation to: Buy essential goods such as food, beverages, medicines, medical devices, sanitary and cleaning products, Walk a pet for 20 minutes in the vicinity of one’s residence, Access emergency services, including veterinarians

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    13.07.2020
  • Colombia International Travel
    All International commercial flights are suspended until 1 September. Cargo and humanitarian flights are unrestricted.

    Domestic Travel
    Resumption of domestic flights since 1 July.

    National Measures
    Nationwide lockdown is extended until 1 August.
    Residents are to stay at home and only leave for essential purposes such as purchasing food or medicine.
    People over 70 years must still self-quarantine but may exercise outdoors, three times a week, for half an hour a day.
    All businesses permitted to resume must follow strict safety guidelines
    Local authorities have been authorized to implement tighter restriction measures
    Restaurants may operate for deliveries and pickups
    Cinemas, theaters, bars, nightclubs, and casinos are suspended
    Religious congregations are banned.

    PPE
    Mandatory to wear face masks and social distancing in public including areas.

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    08.07.2020
  • Colombia Lockdown measures extended until 15 July; international flights suspended until 31 August (Reuters, 23.06.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    According to latest Colombian Government advice, airports are closed to international traffic until 1 September, domestic flights. Domestic air travel is suspended until 1 July.
    Regulations are subject to change at short notice and you should check with your travel provider before your journey. All arrivals, including residents and Colombian nationals, who intend to enter the country should complete the Preventive Control Against Coronavirus form [https://www.migracioncolombia.gov.co/controlpreventivocontraelcoronavirus]. Cruise ships are not being allowed to dock at Colombian ports. Local authority statements should be monitored on social media @MigracionCol.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    President Duque announced a State of Emergency on 18 March. Nationwide isolation measures are in effect until 11:59 pm on 30 June. These measures restrict social contact and movement to essential activities only. This also applies to the use of private vehicles. During this period, one individual per household may leave his or her home or accommodation to: buy essential goods such as food, beverages, medicines, medical devices, sanitary and cleaning products; walk a pet for 20 minutes in the vicinity of one’s residence; access emergency services, including veterinarians; attend a necessary medical appointment; visit an ATM or bank to access financial services or to visit a notary; take a licensed taxi or public bus when necessary to leave the house for one of these approved reasons; Individual sports activity and outdoor exercise can be authorised by local administrations under certain conditions and time restrictions and are dependent on age categories of 2-5 years, 6-17 years, 18-69 years and over 70 years. Regulations vary between regions, but social distancing rules continue to apply.
    There are further non-essential exemptions to the lockdown, including visiting museums and libraries and accessing hairdressers and barbers. The timetable for this may differ regionally. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in open spaces and commercial establishments. The use of masks is mandatory when using public transport and in areas with a high concentration of people. Cloth masks are acceptable. Those with respiratory symptoms and at risk groups (including those with pre-existing health conditions and adults over the age of 70) must always use masks in public. Certain regional authorities (e.g. in Bogota) require masks to be worn at all times when outside. Check with your local authority for more information on the specific restrictions in your area.
    Regional authorities are implementing significant further measures, including restrictions based on gender and/or identification numbers, curfews. This may also include not permitting certain exemptions to the lockdown, including outdoor exercise. Some municipalities without confirmed coronavirus cases will be allowed to ease their lockdowns.

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    26.06.2020
  • Colombia Government bans all international passenger flights until 31 August (Reuters, 20.05.2020)

    Colombia has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except cargo operators, humanitarian emergencies, and extreme scenarios that have authorization from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Colombia has also suspended all commercial flights into the country. All arriving travelers are subject to a 14-day quarantine.

    International restrictions:

    Border closure for all foreign travellers until 30 May. Colombian nationals and residents will not be allowed to enter or depart the country. All international flights to Colombia are suspended until 30 May. All travellers, including Colombian citizens and permanent residents, will be barred entry during this time.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    All residents are asked to stay at home as part of a nationwide quarantine. Until 31May.
    Bogota to continue COVID-19 quarantine until at least 15 June (Reuters, 28.05.2020). Individuals over the age of 70 are asked to remain at home until 31 May. Gender-based movement restrictions, which allow men and women to leave their homes on designated days for essential purposes, ended 11 May. Facemasks are mandatory while outside.

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    01.06.2020
  • Colombia Government bans all international passenger flights until 31 August (Reuters, 20.05.2020) Mandatory quarantine extended until 31 May (Reuters, 19.05.2020) Colombia has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except cargo operators, humanitarian emergencies, and extreme scenarios that have authorization from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Colombia has also suspended all commercial flights into the country. All arriving travelers are subject to a 14-day quarantine.

    International restrictions:

    Border closure for all foreign travellers until 30 May. Colombian nationals and residents will not be allowed to enter or depart the country. All international flights to Colombia are suspended until 30 May. All travellers, including Colombian citizens and permanent residents, will be barred entry during this time.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    All residents are asked to stay at home as part of a nationwide quarantine. Until 31May. Bogota to continue COVID-19 quarantine until at least 15 June (Reuters, 28.05.2020). Individuals over the age of 70 are asked to remain at home until 31 May. Gender-based movement restrictions, which allow men and women to leave their homes on designated days for essential purposes, ended 11 May. Facemasks are mandatory while outside.

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    30.05.2020
  • Colombia Government bans all international passenger flights until 31 August (Reuters, 20.05.2020) Mandatory quarantine extended until 31 May (Reuters, 19.05.2020) Colombia has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except cargo operators, humanitarian emergencies, and extreme scenarios that have authorization from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Colombia has also suspended all commercial flights into the country. All arriving travelers are subject to a 14-day quarantine.

    International restrictions:

    Border closure for all foreign travellers until 30 May. Colombian nationals and residents will not be allowed to enter or depart the country. All international flights to Colombia are suspended until 30 May. All travellers, including Colombian citizens and permanent residents, will be barred entry during this time.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A nationwide quarantine – in which all residents are asked to remain home except for essential purposes – is in effect until 25 May. Individuals over the age of 70 are asked to remain at home until 31 May. Gender-based movement restrictions, which allow men and women to leave their homes on designated days for essential purposes, ended 11 May. Facemasks are mandatory while outside.

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    25.05.2020
  • Colombia Government bans all international passenger flights until 31 August (Reuters, 20.05.2020) Mandatory quarantine extended until 31 May (Reuters, 19.05.2020) Flights to Colombia are suspended.

    International restrictions:

    Border closure for all foreign travellers until 30 May. Colombian nationals and residents will not be allowed to enter or depart the country. All international flights to Colombia are suspended until 30 May. All travellers, including Colombian citizens and permanent residents, will be barred entry during this time.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A nationwide quarantine – in which all residents are asked to remain home except for essential purposes – is in effect until 25 May. Individuals over the age of 70 are asked to remain at home until 31 May. Gender-based movement restrictions, which allow men and women to leave their homes on designated days for essential purposes, end 11 May. Facemasks are mandatory while outside.

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    21.05.2020
  • Colombia Flights to Colombia are suspended.

    International restrictions:

    Border closure for all foreign travellers until 30 May. Colombian nationals and residents will not be allowed to enter or depart the country. All international flights to Colombia are suspended until 30 May. All travellers, including Colombian citizens and permanent residents, will be barred entry during this time.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A nationwide quarantine – in which all residents are asked to remain home except for essential purposes – is in effect until 25 May. Individuals over the age of 70 are asked to remain at home until 31 May. Gender-based movement restrictions, which allow men and women to leave their homes on designated days for essential purposes, end 11 May. Facemasks are mandatory while outside.

    Source: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm https://co.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ https://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening

    Published on 12.05.2020

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    12.05.2020
  • Colombia Flights to Colombia are suspended.

    International restrictions:

    Border closure for all foreign travellers until 30 May. Colombian nationals and residents will not be allowed to enter or depart the country. All international flights to Colombia are suspended until 30 May. All travellers, including Colombian citizens and permanent residents, will be barred entry during this time.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A nationwide quarantine – in which all residents are asked to remain home except for essential purposes – is in effect until 25 May. Individuals over the age of 70 are asked to remain at home until 31 May.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    OSAC Travel Advisories/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    Ministry of Health/
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