Nicaragua: Requirements for Commercial Flights

Commercial flights entering the country will be required to obtain a fumigation certificate for the aircraft and passengers attempting to enter will be required to take a negative covid-19 test, carried out within a period of no more than 72 hours.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Because of the spread of covid-19, commercial flights in the country continue to be suspended; however, airlines anticipate that they may resume operations in early August.

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The Nicaraguan Institute of Civil Aeronautics (INAC) detailed what will be the protocols that the International Airport Augusto C. Sandino, will require airlines to operate flights when reopening the terminal. reviews that all airlines must comply with the following requirements:

"... 1. Comply with the provisions of the Ministry of Health in Ministerial Resolution No. 346-2020.
2. Fumigation Certificate
3. Detailed list of passengers entering and leaving, with copies of their passports (when applicable)
4. Send technical requirements
5. Filling out the overflight form
6. Other requirements required by public health authorities.

The article adds that "... All documentation must be submitted at least 72 hours prior to the date of the operation. The operation is authorized once it has been notified by the Aeronautical Authority."

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Passengers intending to enter the country will also be required to take a negative covid-19 test no more than 72 hours before entering the country.

According to dates made known to its citizens by the U.S. Embassy, Aeromexico is scheduled to return on August 1, United Airlines on August 3, American Airlines on August 5, Avianca and Spirit on August 6, and Copa Airlines on August 7.

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