Message for U.S. Citizens: Additional Qatar Airways Flight from Kabul to Chicago on May 23, 2020

Qatar Airways has scheduled additional ad-hoc commercial flights from Kabul (KBL), connecting through Doha to Chicago O’Hare (ORD). The next flight is scheduled for Saturday, May 23, 2020.

Please go to https://www.qatarairways.com/en/offers/we-will-get-you-home.html (Discount Code: TRAVELHOME) to purchase your ticket.

  • This is a commercial flight offered by Qatar Airways.  It is not a U.S. government charter flight.
  • Tickets are first come-first served and must be purchased directly from Qatar Airways.
  • You must book a connecting ticket from Kabul (KBL) all the way to Chicago (ORD) in order to board the flight.
  • For additional assistance, please contact the Qatar Airways ticket office in Islamabad at +92 213 565 1124.

U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents (“green card” holders) and travelers with valid Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) are eligible to purchase tickets for this flight.

  • Travel advice from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) can be found at: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/coronavirus-global.
  • Information on current Customs and Border Protection operations can be found at https://www.cbp.gov/travel.
  • Information on the most recent Executive Order regarding immigration and travel can be found at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/.
  • (b) The suspension and limitation on entry pursuant to section 1 of this proclamation shall not apply to:                                                                                                                                                                                    
    • (i)  any lawful permanent resident of the United States; or
    • (viii)  any alien seeking to enter the United States pursuant to a Special Immigrant Visa in the SI or SQ classification, and any spouse and children of any such individual.

We encourage all U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs/”green card” holders) to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at step.state.gov to ensure you receive future updates from the U.S. Embassy regarding potential travel options.

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