America Arranges Charter Flight for USA Citizens from Punjab

The U.S. Embassy would like to inform U.S. citizens in Punjab that there will be a charter flight from Amritsar to New Delhi on April 7 at 19:15 / 7:15 p.m. that will connect directly to an onward charter flight from New Delhi to San Francisco at 2:25 a.m. on April 8.

To request a seat on this flight combination, please email: no later than 12:00 p.m., Monday April 6 using the subject line AMRITSAR REPATRIATION FLIGHT. You must provide the following information for all travelers: full name, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, gender, passport number, and passport expiration date.We will work to provide those who request a seat on this flight with appropriate documentation to allow for travel to the AMRITSAR airport.

We do not know if U.S. government-organized flights returning to the United States will continue after this week.We urge U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States to take advantage of the current opportunities.

All passengers MUST have a valid U.S. passport or other U.S. travel document (e.g. green card, visa) to board the flight.If any member of your party does not have a currently valid U.S. travel document, please note this in your email.

These flights are chartered by the U.S. government and the final cost per ticket has not yet been determined.Confirmed passengers must sign an evacuation loan repayment agreement; no payment is required up front.Passengers will be billed by the U.S. Department of State after the completion of the trip.Tickets are available through this billing mechanism only and may not be purchased directly or in advance.In addition to the cost of the flight, you will be billed for any U.S. government-chartered ground transportation.You are responsible for arranging and paying for any other expenses, such as hotel stays, meals, and onward domestic travel in the United States.

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Consulate General Mumbai (Bombay)
    C-49, G-Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400051
    telephone: +91-22-2672-4000
  • U.S. Consulate General Chennai (Madras)
    220 Anna Salai, Gemini Circle, 600006
    telephone: +91-44-2857-4000
  • U.S. Consulate General Kolkata (Calcutta)
    5/1 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, 700071
    telephone: +91-33-3984-2400.
  • U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad
    Paigah Palace, 1-8-323, Chiran Fort Lane, Begumpet, Secunderabad 500003
    telephone: +91-40-4033-8300.
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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