Health Alert – Flights available from Cyprus and Virtual Town Hall

The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following flights departing Cyprus.  We strongly advise U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents temporarily in the Republic of Cyprus who want to return to the United States to consider these options unless they are prepared to remain in Cyprus for an indefinite period:

Cyprus Airways

May 23:  Larnaca to Frankfurt (departs LCA 14:00, arrives FRA 17:10).

May 27:  Larnaca to Amsterdam (departs LCA 13:20 , arrives AMS 17:00).

Tickets may be purchased directly from Cyprus Airways:  https://www.cyprusairways.com

These are commercially-operated flights and NOT U.S. government-operated flights.  These flights are only available for those residing in the Republic of Cyprus.  U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents are responsible for arranging and purchasing follow-on tickets to the United States and must have follow-on tickets to board these flights.  All travelers are advised to visit the COVID-19 webpages of the U.S. embassies in the respective countries of transit for information on travel restrictions, airport operations, and available hotels.

This information is being provided for your consideration.  Please email CyprusUSCitizen@state.gov if you book tickets on these flights.  On May 11, the Republic of Cyprus announced the suspension of regular, incoming commercial flights is extended until at least May 28.

The U.S. Embassy will hold a Facebook Live Virtual Consular Town Hall chat with Chief Consul Kevin J. Ogley today, May 19, 2020 at 15:30 Cyprus time.  He will discuss consular services for U.S. citizens, travel to the United States, and U.S. visas.  Please visit the U.S. Embassy Nicosia’s Facebook Page for further details.

Actions to Take:

Assistance:

+357 2239-3939 (after hours; wait for recorded message, then press 0)

Email: ACSNicosia@state.gov

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444