Flight Suspension Increases

Since March 17th Avianca suspended all its flights to and from El Salvador, and United Airlines announced that as of April 1st it will no longer fly to Nicaragua.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

In accordance with the directives of the government of El Salvador, all Avianca flights to and from that country are suspended from March 17 at midnight, the airline reported.

The closure of El Salvador's airport will last 15 days, which may be extended in accordance with the evolution of the pandemic, according to the document issued by Avianca.

Lucy Valenty, President of the National Chamber of Tourism of Nicaragua, confirmed to Laprensa.com.ni that in the case of American Airlines, she will suspend all flights to Nicaragua as of April 1st.

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