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Haiti: Latin American Wings suspends flights March 5-20

Chilean airline Latin American Wings suspends services to and from Haiti for 15 days (until March 20) amid migration influx

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/7/2018, 12:00 AM until 3/20/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Port-au-Prince). COUNTRY/REGION Port-au-Prince, Santiago

Event

The Chilean airline Latin American Wings (LAW) has suspended services to and from Haiti from March 5 to March 20. The measure was taken following a sharp increase in the number of Haitians denied entry to Chile upon arrival. The suspension could potentially be extended past March 20.

Context

More than 100,000 Haitian nationals immigrated to Chile in 2017, up from 47,000 in 2016 (and 400 in 2008).

LAW typically operates flights between Port-au-Prince (Haiti) and Santiago (Chile).

Advice

Travelers are advised to use alternate airlines and to contact LAW for more information.

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