International flights halted to mitigate COVID-19 spread

23 Mar 20

PANAMA

IMPACT – HIGH

The government has halted all international flights, beginning March 22 and lasting 30 days.

Key Points:

  • All international flights to and from Panama are halted for 30 days.
  • No one will be able to enter or leave Panama by air, including Panamanian citizens.

Background: Panama is one of many Latin American countries that are closing their borders and restricting or halting air travel in an effort to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Analysis & Comments: Employers should anticipate serious disruptions to employee mobility. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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