Alert: Repatriation Opportunities July 1 and July 7 – U.S. Embassy Asuncion (June 24, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Asuncion’s American Citizen Services unit wishes to make you aware of two potential flight opportunities to depart Paraguay.

On July 1, 2020, the Mexican Embassy in cooperation with a local tour agency, Maral, will run a Copa Airlines operated flight from Asuncion to Mexico City (with a refueling stop in Panama).  The price is $690.  Tickets include one piece of luggage up to 50 lbs (23 kilos).  Extra baggage may be purchased for $100 per checked bag.  Service animals and pets under 9 kilos may travel in the cabin but are not permitted in cargo.  From Mexico City, connecting flights remain available to numerous U.S. destinations.  Travelers will undergo a temperature screening on entering Mexico and may be asked to self-quarantine if presenting an elevated temperature.  Tickets may be purchased via local travel agencies or by calling Maria Resquin (+595 981 157 861) and Severiana Gutierrez (+595 971 555 015).

On July 7, 2020, Eastern Airlines plans to offer a direct flight from Asuncion to Miami.  The price is $800.  Tickets may be purchased directly from Eastern Airlines at  Tickets include two pieces of luggage up to 70 lbs (31 kilos) each and pets may travel for a fee.  Extra baggage may be purchased.

These charter flights are operated by commercial companies and remain available subject to Paraguayan government permissions and ability to meet minimum passenger loads.