Colombia’s health ministry has authorized the gradual resumption of international flights that were closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local media reported Wednesday.
When and which international flights that were suspended on March 23 will resume is still uncertain as the civil aviation authority Aerocivil is negotiating with aviation authorities in other countries about conditions and restrictions.
According to newspaper El Tiempo, the aviation industry asked Aerocivil to prioritize the United States, Chile, Panama Ecuador and Spain that have traditionally been the top origin countries.
The newspaper said that Peru also was a priority, but that this South American country will maintain its airports closed until December.
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