Message for U.S. Citizens

Location: Bujumbura, Burundi

Event:  Immediate reservations for today’s 5-30 flight

SatGuru confirms a very high probability of today’s Rwandair 948 flight to Addis Ababa leaving today as scheduled.

If you plan to travel on this flight, please finalize financial arrangements as soon as possible with SatGuru directly using: or

For additional details, please visit our earlier messages.

The U.S. Embassy is not planning any additional special humanitarian flights at this time.  The Embassy strongly encourages American citizens in Burundi who wish to return to United States in the near future travel via this or other opportunities as soon as possible.  Otherwise, they should be prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  It is unclear when Burundi’s international airport will resume normal operations, or when other flights may be scheduled.  The Department of State cannot guarantee that there will be future flight options.

Additional Actions to Take:


  • S. Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi

B.P. 1720

Avenue des Etats-Unis

+257 22-207-000

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444