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Health and Travel Alert — Update on Air Travel Due to COVID-19 Situation in Victoria, Australia

Location:  Papua New Guinea The Embassy was recently informed that, due to the COVID-19 situation in Victoria, Australia, airlines are not permitted to bring international passengers into Melbourne Airport, and international arrivals to Sydney Airport are capped at 450 passengers per day with a maximum of 50 passengers per flight. These restrictions were implemented beginning ...
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Health and Travel Alert – Update on Consular Services and Air Travel

Location:  Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. Consular Services:  Due to worldwide precautions and limited resources, U.S. Embassy Port Moresby continues to prioritize emergency and mission-critical consular services, particularly for U.S. citizens. Routine consular services, including the processing of non-emergency visas, remain suspended. The Department of State and the Embassy continue to evaluate global ...
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Health and Travel Alert — Update on Air Service for Return to the United States — U.S. Embassy Port Moresby

Location:  Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu Solomon Islands:  U.S. citizens in Solomon Islands who wish to immediately return to the United States are advised that Solomon Airlines has confirmed a one-way repatriation flight from Honiara to Brisbane on June 19.  Qatar Airways offers onward itineraries from Brisbane to the United States (Dallas and Chicago) via Doha, Qatar, the following day, ...
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Health and Travel Alert – Update on Commercial Air Service for Return to the United States

Location:  Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu Solomon Islands and Vanuatu: As of May 28, the Embassy is not aware of flight options for entering or exiting Solomon Islands or Vanuatu.  U.S. citizens who wish immediately to return to the United States from Solomon Islands or Vanuatu are advised to continue monitoring the availability ...
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