Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince 

Location:  Haiti 

Event: Spirit Airlines has been authorized to operate flights from Port au Prince to Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL) on Tuesday, June 16 and Tuesday, June 23. Complete information on schedules, pricing and how to book are available at

U.S. citizens should work directly with the relevant airline to make reservations and purchase tickets. Passengers do not require boarding letters or other permission from the U.S. Embassy to make reservations or purchase airline tickets. As these flights are operated by commercial airlines, it is solely up to the airline to manage reservations and ticketing. The U.S. Embassy has no role in determining who may purchase a ticket and does not provide boarding letters to individuals who wish to purchase airline tickets. 

Spirit Airlines has stated that “To protect the health and safety of our Guests and Team Members, Spirit requires appropriate face coverings (over the nose and mouth) during travel”. For more information on this policy, please visit  For more information on face coverings, please visit the CDC website. 

American citizens who wish to return to the United States should plan to do so immediately.  U.S. citizens who do not return to the United States while commercial or commercially available charter flights are available may be forced to remain outside of the United States for an indefinite period.  

For U.S. citizens who wish to travel to Port-au-Prince from Cap Haitien: Sunrise Airways is currently operating flights between Cap Haitien and Port-au-Prince. Complete information on schedules, pricing and how to book are available at They can also be contacted by phone at +509 2811 2222 

The U.S. Embassy in Haiti reminds all potential travelers that commercial airlines are privately-owned, and that the costs of flights may be higher than standard commercial fares during this time.  All passengers are responsible for paying the cost of their flights, as well as any other costs incurred upon their arrival in the United States (transportation, lodging, etc.) 

As always, the U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to enroll at to receive emergency updates from the Embassy and should monitor the Embassy website and Twitter feed for up-to-date information. 

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Boulevard du 15 Octobre
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