18 March 2020 – Request to suspend domestic and international flights for 14 days

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Detecting and isolating cases; Surveillance and response measures; New initiatives; Legal and policy; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans; Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: Puerto Rico
Lead People/Agency: Governor

Overview: The Governor of Puerto Rico, Wanda Vázquez Garced, send a letter to the administrator of the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA), Stephen Marshall Dickson, asking to take various measures to control air traffic, including the suspension of domestic and international flights for 14 days to Puerto Rico, due to the situation of COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.fortaleza.pr.gov/content/gobernadora-v-zquez-garced-solicita-la-agencia-federal-de-aviaci-n-restringir-el-espacio-reo

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat