Health Alert: Upcoming Flight June 6 – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Health Alert: Upcoming Flight June 6 U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (June 1, 2020)

Location:  Lubumbashi and Kinshasa, DRC

Event:  Upcoming Flight Departing from Lubumbashi and Kinshasa on June 6

U.S. Embassy Kinshasa is aware of an upcoming flight departing DRC that can accommodate U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs).

June 6: Lubumbashi and Kinshasa to Addis Ababa with connections available in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Washington, D.C.  Tickets sold by Miles Travel, Jeffery Travels, and Satguru Travel.

Miles Travel
+243 818 555 009 (Kinshasa)
+243 818 555 505 (Kinshasa)
+243 990 542 165 (Lubumbashi)
1547 Immueble Taba Congo, Blvd du 30 Juin, Gombe, Kinshasa 

Jeffery Travels
+243 816 546 523
+243 817 860 222
+243 817 860 888
+243 812 156 149

Satguru Travel
Jakey Punjabi
+243 976 807 310
+243 852 610 000

Book seats directly with the travel agency listed.  Tickets are first come, first served.  These flights are NOT organized by U.S. Embassy Kinshasa.  There is no guarantee of future flight availability, so U.S. citizens and LPRs are strongly encouraged to book tickets now.

Transiting in Addis

All air passengers planning to transit through Addis Ababa must have onward tickets in hand upon arrival at Bole International Airport or they risk being placed in extended quarantine in a designated hotel at their own expense.  Transit passengers are also strongly advised to have their onward ticket be for a same day connecting flight.  Bole International Airport authorities are not allowing passengers to stay overnight in the airport.  Transit passengers who do not have same day connecting flights will be required to spend the night in a designated hotel at their own expense.

Repatriation Loans

Under limited circumstances, the Department of State may offer loans to destitute U.S. citizens to facilitate repatriation.  If you feel you might qualify for such a loan, please email  Please note that this loan will require repayment, and loan recipients will not be allowed to renew their passport until the loan is repaid.

Check your U.S. Passport Validity

U.S. citizens should verify that their passports are valid for at least six months from the date of travel. For emergency American Citizen Services, including emergency passports, please contact immediately.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory in response to COVID-19. 

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