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Alert: Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flight Date Change-Now Leaving Conakry No Earlier than Friday, April
April 1, 2020

The special chartered flight for U.S. citizens scheduled to depart Conakry on Thursday, April 2 for Dulles Airport has been delayed.  We are working to confirm the new date and time.  Confirmed passengers should continue to monitor these messages AND THEIR EMAIL.  Passengers confirmed on this flight will be notified via email of the new flight date and time as soon as we have that information. 

A message announcing a commercial charter to Newark via ASKY/Ethiopian Airways was sent earlier today, and U.S. citizens remaining in Guinea who wish to depart for the U.S. should make immediate plans to take that flight, which we project to be the last flight to the U.S. until commercial airlines return to full operations in Guinea, or make plans to remain in Guinea for an extended period of time.  Complete information on that flight can be found here:   https://gn.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/  

Any passengers confirmed on the April 2 charter who decide to instead take the April 10 ASKY/Ethiopian Airways flight, should notify us at ConakryACS@state.gov so we can allow a standby passenger to take your seat.  

ALL CONFIRMED AND STANDBY PASSENGERS for this charter flight HAVE BEEN PERSONALLY NOTIFIED.  Please do not contact us to ask to be added to the list for this flight.  If additional seats open up we will immediately fill them with standby passengers already identified. 

The U.S. Embassy in Guinea is continuing to search for options for U.S. citizens to depart Guinea, however US citizen should recognize that it is unlikely we will be able to find additional opportunities beyond these two flights in the near future.  Any information we develop on any option will be disseminated via STEP.  All U.S. citizens should insure they are registered on STEP.    

On March 19, 2020 the Department of State issued a Level 4”Do Not Travel” Global Health Alert to U.S. citizens.  

Given the closure of airports and reduction of flight options worldwide, U.S. citizens should be prepared to remain outside the United States for an extended period.   

-CDC’s guidelines for the prevention of coronavirustravel.state.gov 

-Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Guinea. 

-Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States 

-Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. 

-Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. 

-Review the Crime and Safety Report for Guinea.  

U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist. 


U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea
Phone number:  +224-655-10-40-00
Email address:  ConakryACS@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444