Haiti bans charter flights to Nicaragua
Haiti has suspended flights between Port-au-Prince and Nicaragua after thousands of its nationals have been using in their quest to reach the United States .
Haiti’s government did not provide an explanation for the decision in its bulletin, which was first reported by The Miami Herald.
Civil aviation authorities in the capital did not respond to a message seeking comment.
More than 260 flights departing Haiti and believed to have carried up to 31,000 migrants have landed in the Central American country of Nicaragua since early August.
Experts have said that seats on charter flights to Nicaragua can range from $3,000 to $5,000, with Nicaragua a popular destination because it does not require visas for certain migrants.