Result Group, a Germany based global risk & crisis management firm, plans to organize a second repatriation flight for foreigners from Panama City (PTY) to Frankfurt (FRA).
We receive lots of requests for a flight to Europe and plan to organize a second flight in calendar week 24 (8th – 12th June).
If you are you interested in such a flight, please find the registration form below.
In order to limit errors and misunderstandings please fill out the form thoroughly. This registration does not commit anyone to any obligation. It serves the purpose of identifying quantities and specific needs in order to support operational planning on our side.
Ticket prices for this flight are not yet calculated, but will be approximately as follows:
Economy Class Ticket: 1.550 EUR per Person
Business Class Ticket: 2.950 EUR per Person
After registration, we will get in contact with you with any updates that we have. You will be provided a link to the booking tool where you can make your reservation.
Please note that tickets must be paid in advance in any case.
The flight is solely privately organized and not subsidized by any government entity. Please note that this flight can only be realized if we get all necessary permits and authorizations from the Government of Panama. In case we don’t get sufficient bookings OR all necessary permits, the flight cannot take place. Also, changes in departure date or destination of the flight (within Europe) are possible. A booking link will be provided at a later point, currently we want to find out if there is enough interest.
Repatriation flight from Panama City to Frankfurt in calendar week 24 (8th – 12th June) – register here
NOTE: Please fill out this form. This ensures we know about your interest in the flight and we can update you regularly.
The flight is organized by Result Group, a German based risk and crisis management company, that employs a highly skilled team that solves even the most difficult situations.
Our project partner is Charter Advisory, a Czech based aircraft charter company, that has organized several repatriation flights during the last few months.
This flight is organized because regular air traffic is suspended. It is a special flight under special permits, that helps to bring stranded or stuck people back home.
Yes. In the past months we have organized the repatriation of individuals, groups and we have chartered several flights successfully. For more please see: https://www.result-group.com/en/evacuationflight-panama-germany-update-approved/
We are working to obtain the necessary permits from the local authorities and expect to be able to confirm the flight one week before departure.
We currently plan for week 24 and will provide updates once we get more details.
We are requesting a special permit for a voluntary repatriation flight. With this, we can fly even though the commercial air traffic is suspended.
No, this is a 100% privately organized and funded flight. Several embassies however support us in obtaining the necessary permits.
We will provide daily updates on the status via e-mail to the address you used to register or book. Also, please keep an eye on our website.
Booking the flight
We highly recommend to book fast! If we don’t have enough bookings, the flight will not happen or will take place much later. The faster you book, the faster we can charter the plane. If we don’t fly, nothing happens as there will be immediate and 100% refund of your pre-authorized payment.
Your flight can be booked with our partner company “Charter Advisory” from the Czech Republic. It is an airline-style booking tool.
BOOKINGS ARE NOT YET OPEN
If the flight does not take place, the blocking of the ticket price on your payment card will be lifted and the amount will be available to you. We will not deduct money if we don’t fly and there will be no bank charges.
We will only operate the flight if we have at least 130 passengers AND if we get the permits. Should one of the two condition not be met, you will be fully refunded. There are no costs involved for you if we don’t fly.
We can only charter the plane when we have sufficient bookings, as we also need to pay the plane in advance.
We only pre-authorize the amount on your credit card. It will then be blocked by the credit card payment company, but it will only be deducted and transferred to our account if the flight is confirmed.
This is the safest and most trustful method possible.
Read more: https://blog.dpogroup.com/how-do-pre-authorizations-work/
In the booking tool you can pay with credit cards only (Master Card, Visa Card).
In this case we recommend you seek support from relatives or friends who can make card payment for you. In special cases we will allow for bank transfer.
Yes. If we don’t fly, the blocking of the ticket price on your payment card will be lifted and the amount will be available to you. We will not deduct money, if we don’t fly and there will be no bank charges.
The payment is done via secure payment channel. It is very safe.
We will offer the chance for those who want to help others to make a donation. This donation will be transferred into a voucher by us and given to passengers in urgent needs. These people can then reduce the ticket price by using the voucher.
Unfortunately, it is our policy not offer discount tickets, except for children up to 12 years.
As long as the flight is not confirmed, passengers can withdraw from the booking at no cost. Once the plane is chartered and the flight is confirmed, you can still cancel but you are not entitled to a refund. As a courtesy however we will consider to offer a voluntary refund if we can sell the seat to another passenger.
We offer Economy Basic, Economy Plus and Business Class tickets.
Please note that Economy Plus is a standard Economy Class seat, but offers higher luggage allowance.
If you have a pet, extra luggage or oversize cargo, you must book Economy Plus.
We will present final prices once bookings are open, but we plan the following:
Economy Basic: 1,500 EUR
Economy Plus: 1,700 EUR
Business Class: 2,950 EUR
In this case, Business Class is sold out. You can contact us and we will put you on a waiting list. Should another passenger cancel his seat, you might be lucky and we will assign the seat to you and deduct the extra cost from your card.
In this case, the flight is full. You can contact us and we will put you on a waiting list. Should another passenger cancel his seat, you might be lucky and we will assign the seat.
Yes. Infants up to two years can travel for free on laps.
Children from 2 – 12 years of age travel at a discount. Detailed prices will be shown in the booking tool.
Yes, but subject to final approval from the airline. Please specify type and weight of the animal during registration or booking. Please note that only pets up to 8kg including cage can be brought into the cabin. Transportation of a pet requires booking of Economy Plus.
This will be announced once the airline has been selected.
Yes, but subject to final approval from the airline. Please specify type and weight of the cargo during registration or booking. Please note that the maximum luggage allowance remains will not change. Transportation of oversize cargo requires booking of Economy Plus.
Due to weight and range limitations it is not possible to exceed the defined weight limits.
Booking without payment does not guarantee you a seat. Anyone who has not made the payment before the flight we be deleted from the passenger list and the seat will be sold to others. In case of strong demand, this might happen fast.
Yes. We will not overbook the flight.
In this case please inform us. As long as the flight has not been confirmed by us (means plane chartered and permit obtained), you can withdraw from the flight and will be fully refunded.
BOOKINGS ARE NOT YET OPEN
No. Just get to the airport and show your passport, which will be cross-checked with the passenger list. If you have the booking confirmation on your phone or printed out, it is good, but not mandatory.
No, please do by yourself or via your trusted travel agency. We recommend waiting with bookings for onward journeys until our flight is confirmed. Also, we recommend to allow for generous layover times, as late arrivals are possible.
Around the flight
This is not yet confirmed as we negotiate the final price. Selection of airlines also depends on the confirmed flight date. But it will be an Airline from the EU.
The plane will likely be a Boeing 767-300 and it will be from a Spanish, German or Dutch airline; therefore, safety is ensured. A change of the aircraft is possible on short notice.
No. Check-in is only possible at the airport.
We recommend to be at the airport 4 hours before departure. It will be crowed and we must ensure the flight can depart on time.
No. Please note that this is a special flight under special circumstances. Seats will be assigned upon check-in.
Please note that this is a special flight under special circumstances. Seats will be assigned at the airport upon check-in.
Food and drinks will be provided, but service will be limited. There will be no walk-throughs by the crew and there will be no blanket/pillow service and no headphone service for inflight-entertainment due to COVID-19 safety measures.
It is a designated and comfortable long-range business class seat with at least 160 degree recline and generous space.
We take your requests upon booking, but cannot guarantee it works, as this is a special flight with limited service options.
It will be mandatory to wear a nose-mouth mask throughout the flight. Disinfectant will be provided and board service will be reduced to minimize exposure of the crew. The selected airline operating the flight will provide further details.
No, the International Air Transport Association does not recommend social distancing measures such as free middle seats on board. The ticket price would need to be 30% higher. But comprehensive safety measures are implemented.
If you fell any such symptoms like fever, dry coughing, fatigue, loss of sense of taste or smell, sore throat or breathlessness or if you have been in touch with persons infected with COVID-19, you are not allowed to board the plane.
This flight is not a regular flight but operated as a special flight with a humanitarian status. EU regulations regarding delayed flights do not apply.
We are operating under special circumstances. We reserve the right to delay the flight for three days. If in this time we are still not able to fly, you can withdraw from your booking and will be fully refunded.
Departing from Panama
We will provide such a form signed by our company. Please keep it with you and carry during your way to the airport. Many embassies will also issue one to you once the flight is confirmed. Also, the passenger list will be provided to the local security forces, to ensure they let you pass the checkpoints.
Yes, we are able to organize land transport to the airport. Let us know exactly where you are and how many people need to be transported. This service needs to be paid in country and is not related to the flight.
In this case we fulfilled our part of the transportation contract, you didn’t. Therefore, you are not entitled to a refund.
The airport is closed and there are no shops or restaurants open. Please bring water and snacks for the waiting time until boarding. It is mandatory to wear a mask at airport premises and keep distance to other passengers (1.5m).
We cannot ensure that, but many embassies do that once the flight is confirmed. Also, the passenger list will be provided to the local security forces, to ensure they let you pass the checkpoints.
You must have valid travel documents to be allowed to travel. In such cases, please contact your local Embassy or Consulate for help.
Please contact us in advance. We will inform the airport staff.
Arriving in Frankfurt
Until 15th June 2020, a general entry-ban into the EU applies for all nationals from non-EU countries (plus Norway, Switzerland and the UK).
Because of the entry-ban into the EU, you cannot pass immigration in Frankfurt. Instead, you have to stay in transit and need to get on your connecting flight.
Your luggage will not be checked through to your connecting flight. Please report the transfer counter in Frankfurt and present your next ticket and the bag tag. Ground handling staff will pick up your luggage and load to the next plane. At transfer counter you will also be checked in for your connecting flight.
You can pass immigration in Frankfurt and need to commence to your onward journey. You are free to select all means of transport (flight, railway, rental car, pick-up, etc.).
Currently, all flights depart and arrive at Terminal 1 in Frankfurt.
Please organize your onward journey via your travel agency or book online. In Germany, Deutsche Bahn railway operates on schedule and connecting flights to major European hubs are available from Frankfurt. For those who have a longer layover, airport hotels in Frankfurt are open and take bookings.
Residents of Germany need to adhere to their local provincial regulations. Others just need to commence to their onward journey and are not subject to quarantine measures.
Please contact us in advance. We will inform the airport staff.