The latest information is that the airlines are booking flights with the following tentative scheduling, subject of course to changes based on the borders being open and the COVID situation:

If you are coming to Roatán from the United States, you can use this website to look up a testing facility that will satisfy the entry requirements imposed by Honduras.

October 12, 2020 10:56 a.m. (CST)

Good news!!  American Airlines is adding service to and from DFW on Wednesdays beginning in December.  They may also be expanding service to and from MIA in November, tentatively adding Wednesday and Sunday service to the current Saturday route.

November 24, 2020 9:03 a.m. (CST)

Good news for travelers on United traveling to Roatán (RTB) via Houston (IAH).  United Airlines has announced a program to test travelers using a mail in kit ($119). This promises to vastly simplify the process of obtaining a timely, compliant test for visiting the sunny Caribbean!

In other news, we learned that Avianca has cancelled its scheduled flights into San Salvador from December 3, 2020 to January 1, 2021. We do not have an official link for this yet, so check with your airline if this affects your travel plans.

December 13, 2020 4:17 p.m (CST)

It’s like Santa saw our Christmas list and gifted us with more direct flights to Roatan – JUST in time for the holiday season. United just added daily flights from IAH to RTB. Check out the options here

 

US Carriers

American

  • MIA-RTB

    • Saturday only from August 22 until October 3

    • Saturday and Wednesday from October 3 until December 16

    • Daily from December 16 until February 11

    • Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from February 13, 2021

  • DFW-RTB

    • Saturday only from November 28

    • Wednesdays from December 2020

Avianca

  • Tuesday, Friday and Saturday beginning October 1

  • Canceled Scheduled flights to San Salvador from December 3 2020 - January 1st 2021

Delta

  • Saturday only beginning October 3

Sun Country

  • Friday only from December 18 until March 26

United

  • Saturday only from September 12 until September 30

  • Wednesday flight on September 30

  • Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from October 4 until November 1

  • Monday and Saturday from November 2 until December 14

  • Daily from December 17 until May 3, 2021

 

Canadian Carriers - PLS SEE OCT 2020 update below we hear that flights to RTB have been canceled through end of 2020

Air Transat

  • YYZ-RTB

    • Monday November 23 until April 19, 2021

    • Thursday December 24 until April 1, 2021

  • YUL-RTB

    • Monday November 2 until August 30

    • Thursday from December 24 until April 8, 2021

Sun Wing (CANCELLED FLIGHTS THROUGH FEB 2021)

  • YYZ-RTB

    • Monday from December 14 until April 5, 2021

  • YUL-RTB

    • Monday from December 14 until April 5, 2021

WestJet

  • Sunday only from December 13 until April 18, 2021 (HAVE CONF ALL FLIGHTS CANCELLED 12/4-1/4/21)

AS OF OCTOBER 2020

Regarding Canadian air routes, we know that Sunwing has canceled through February 2021 and that Air Transat and WestJet are canceled through the end of 2020 (though apparently some people with WestJet tickets are still showing as available / not canceled, so who knows). Canada has also stated that it will be offering international passengers COVID tests as a means to relaxing quarantine rules (which is currently 14 days, not 15 as we incorrectly stated below).

As of August 13, 2020 4:35 p.m. (CST)

If you plan to fly to Roatán (or anywhere in Honduras) from abroad, please note that:

  1. You need to complete the information on this pre-check form, which includes:

    • immigration form

    • health surveillance form

    • sworn statement relating to the country’s health regulations

    • customs form

  2. You need to present a negative result of a PCR test, or a rapid test with a minimum specificity of 85% and a minimum sensitivity of 98% for COVID-19, in either case from not more than 72 hours before entering Honduras

  3. You must comply with the protocols established in the International Health Regulations at the time of entry into Honduras (clinical evaluation and, if deemed necessary, mandatory quarantine (practically speaking, once on the island, no one will have any idea whether you arrived with a PCR test, a rapid test, or via the mainland, in which no need to tress to much about the quarantine req)

  4. You must be at the airport at least 3 hours prior to any flight originating in Honduras

More details are here in the (translated) release.

Here is a guide (PDF) to completing the mandatory pre-check documentation, required both entering and leaving Honduras.

November 24, 2020 9:03 a.m. (CST)

Good news for travelers on United traveling to Roatán (RTB) via Houston (IAH).  United Airlines has announced a program to test travelers using a mail in kit ($119). This promises to vastly simplify the process of obtaining a timely, compliant test for visiting the sunny Caribbean!

October 23, 2020 12:20 p.m. (CST)​

In Latin America, Costa Rica has announced that it will no longer require PCR testing for tourists.  Hopefully, Honduras follows suit in a thoughtful manner; after all, everyone wants to remain safe–but bring on the sun, scuba, and monkey lalas, right?!

 

We hope to see you soon on Roatán.

 

Please read through the Covid-19 page for up to date info on the current situation and what to expect in Roatan.