Message for U.S. Citizens: Flight Update (25 August 2020)

Message for U.S. Citizens: Flight Update (25 August 2020)

The Embassy is aware of additional charter flights operated by Icelandair, Qatar Airways, and Air France to take place in the coming weeks.

Additional charter flights operated by Iceland Airways are scheduled to depart Yerevan for Los Angeles on August 26 and August 30 at approximately 13:00, with a stopover in Belgrade, Serbia for U.S. Transportation Security Administration clearance.

Interested passengers should contact a local travel agency. Passengers should be aware that no hot meals will be served on board. Passengers will be allowed one checked bag and one carry on and can pay $100 for one excess bag. Animals are not permitted.

Qatar Airways has also announced charter flights from Yerevan to Doha on August 30 and September 6. Passengers may book onward travel from Doha to several destinations in the United States, including Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Dallas.

All passengers must present a negative PCR test taken within 96 hours prior to departure to board the flight from Yerevan. Interested passengers should contact Qatar Airways or a local travel agency.

Air France is also offering special charter flights from Yerevan to Paris on August 29, September 5, and September 12. Interested passengers should contact Air France or a local travel agency.

Passengers wishing to travel on Air France should have valid, confirmed onward travel plans to transit France and submit their travel documents no later than 48 hours in advance. All passengers are required to wear a face mask throughout the trip, including at the airport and on board Air France flights.

Passengers should check all COVID-19 entry regulations for their onward destination country, as they will not be allowed to board the Air France flight if they do not have permission to enter their destination country.

Please make sure you are enrolled in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program to receive alerts and ensure you can be located in an emergency, and encourage U.S. citizen friends or family members to also enroll.  Keep checking the U.S. Embassy Yerevan COVID-19 Notice for up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Armenia.  U.S. citizens may also email us at: