23 March 2020 – Air traffic to redirect to the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: Puerto Rico
Lead People/Agency: Governor
Ports Authority

Overview: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced’s request to redirect air traffic on the island in order to control the entry of possible carriers of the coronavirus COVID-19 to Puerto Rico.
Full details here: https://www.fortaleza.pr.gov/content/governor-wanda-v-zquez-garced-announces-us-federal-aviation-administration-granted

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