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Repatriation information

UPDATE 29/03/2020 Australian Eastern Standard Time

The LATAM aircraft chartered by Chimu Adventures departing Cusco and Lima bound for Sydney is now positioned to depart on Sunday 29/03/20 Peruvian time.  

The Cusco-Lima flight will be on an A320 aircraft and the Lima-Santiago-Sydney flight will be on a 787-9 aircraft (Dreamliner)

All travellers booked to depart on this flight have been contacted by phone with final instructions for departure. Any Travellers who have not received a phone call have been asked to contact our operations department

Important health checks.  

  • All travellers must have a face mask or they will not be allowed to travel.
  • There will be health screenings at both airports. If travellers are displaying a fever or virus-related symptoms then they will not be permitted to board.

NOTE all Australian travellers will be required to comply with quarantine requirements on arrival as stipulated by Australian law. 


Unfortunately, the Buenos Aires Flight will not be proceeding, this is due to recent changes in Argentina’s border restrictions, all travellers booked on this flight will be contacted and refunded. We are extremely disappointed we could not make this flight happen. 

We are now in the process of undertaking a repatriation flight from Montevideo, Uruguay. 

Should you have any enquiries about this situation please email priority will be given to travellers currently in Lima, Cusco and Buenos Aires and Uruguay.  


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