US administration suspends flights to Venezuela due to the prevailing security threat in the country. This was stated by us Secretary of transport Elaine Chao. The powers of all American and foreign air carriers providing air transportation to or from Venezuelan airports have been suspended. According to transport Minister Elaine Chao, she agrees with the public interest, which requires the immediate suspension of air traffic between the airports of the United States and Venezuela.
On January 21, Venezuela began mass protests led by the opposition, which wants to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro. The head of the National Assembly Juan Guido illegally declared himself interim head of state. Some Western countries led by the United States announced the recognition of Guido, whom Maduro called a puppet in the hands of America.