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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
December 2, 2021

Location: Equatorial Guinea

Event: On November 26, the White House announced a travel restriction for certain travelers physically present within the Republic of Botswana, the Kingdom of Eswatini, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Malawi, the Republic of Mozambique, the Republic of Namibia, the Republic of South Africa, and the Republic of Zimbabwe due to the detection of a variant of the SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The policy does not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and certain other categories of travelers. See the text of the announcement here. The new restrictions and requirements took effect on November 29.

U.S. citizens wishing to depart Equatorial Guinea currently have limited options via commercial air. Per decree number 151/2021, all commercial flights will be cancelled from December 6 – January 2, 2022. (Full Decree) As always, U.S. citizens are reminded that transportation schedules can change without notice. Please check with airlines/carriers regarding flight cancellations and/or restrictions and keep apprised of the testing and vaccine requirements for any country you are transiting. The U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to have a departure plan that does not depend on U.S. government assistance. U.S. citizens are also encouraged to read our webpage on What the Department of State Can and Can’t do in a Crisis.

Please see contact information for airlines operating from Local airport info below:

Airline Name Website Telephone Email
Air France N/A +240 333 094 512 mail.cto.ssg@airfrance.fr
Lufthansa Airline www.lufthansa.com +240 333 092 827 lufthansa.malabo@dlh.de
Ethiopian Airline N/A 240-222-205794 SSGADMIN@ethiopianairlines.com
Asky Airlines N/A +240 555 816 757 ssgkpcto@flyasky.com

Actions to Take:

Check with airlines and transit destinations countries for how COVID testing, and vaccine requirements might impact travel.

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