Health Alert:  Repatriation Flight Fully Booked – U.S. Embassy Niger

Health Alert:  Repatriation Flight Fully Booked – U.S. Embassy Niger (April 8, 2020)

Location:  Niamey, Niger

Event:  With the suspension of commercial air service in Niger, U.S. Embassy Niamey has worked with the Government of Niger to allow a second repatriation flight to the United States, departing Friday, April 10 to Washington, D.C.  Seating is currently fully booked.  Confirmation e-mails to those granted access to the flight have already been sent from the Embassy.  At this time, we are not able to include additional passengers on the flight.  Only travelers who received e-mail confirmations will be allowed boarding on Friday.

On March 27, Niger’s Civil Aviation Authority announced a two-week extension (until April 17) of the international airport’s closure to commercial traffic.

As of April 8, the Nigerien Ministry of Public Health has confirmed 278 cases of COVID-19 in Niger.

Actions to Take: 

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Niamey, Niger

BP 11201

+227 20 72 26 61

+227 99 49 90 66 (after hours)

ConsulateNiamey@state.gov

ne.usembassy.gov

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444