Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba, April 22, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba, April 22, 2020

Location:  Cuba

Event:  The U.S. Embassy has individually notified all confirmed travelers for the two Delta Airlines charter flights departing from Havana to Miami on Friday, April 24.

The Embassy will continue to explore options for repatriation of U.S. citizens who are not traveling on this flight but wish to return home, however, there are no additional charter flights scheduled at this time.  Those who were unable to be provided seats on the flights must continue planning to remain in Cuba until the airport re-opens and airlines can return.

If you submitted your data to us previously, DO NOT resubmit it.  We still have your information and will contact you should additional flights become available.

Please DO NOT contact the U.S. Embassy about your flight status.

If you are a U.S. citizen who HAS NOT contacted the Embassy previously and are interested in returning to the United States, you should do the following:

  • You must fill out this form (CLICK HERE)  Please do not call the U.S. Embassy to place your name on the list for a possible charter flight.  Submitting the form DOES NOT guarantee a seat on the flight.  The U.S. Embassy will contact you if a flight becomes available.
  • Continue to follow up with airlines about the availability of commercial flights, which could re-start operations before other travel arrangements such as charter flights are available.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, U.S. Embassy is currently only conducting emergency operations.  Therefore, all issues regarding routine services and visas will not be responded to at this time.  For emergency American Citizens Services, please visit our website for additional information

We encourage all U.S. citizens in Cuba to register with the U.S. State Department using the following link: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), and to monitor the Embassy website and Twitter feed for up-to-date information.

Actions to Take:

  • Maintain communication with the U.S. Embassy in Cuba.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.
  • Visit the Department of State COVID-19 information page for the latest information.
  • Visit our U.S. Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information about conditions in Cuba.