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Health Alert (Flight Information) – U.S. Embassy Tirana, Albania
May 13, 2020

Location: Albania

Event: The U.S. Embassy has learned of a charter flight from Tirana to Zurich, Switzerland departing Sunday, May 17, at 12:00 p.m. (noon).  The flight is available to U.S citizens and Lawful Permanent Resident only.

Please note that all passengers on this charter flight will be required to purchase a ticket on Swiss Air flight LX17 from Zurich Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport, departing Zurich on May 17 at 5:20 p.m.  No other flight itineraries will be accepted.

To reserve a seat on the Tirana to Zurich charter flight, immediately contact ACSTirana@state.gov for additional instructions.  Please include the names, dates of birth, and passport numbers of all interested travelers.  If you are a U.S. permanent resident, also include your permanent resident card (green card) number.


  • Email ACSTirana@state.gov with the names, dates of birth, and passport numbers of all interested travelers.  U.S. permanent residents must also include their permanent resident card number.
  • Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19.
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
  • For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.


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