Thursday, February 22, 2018

CAL flights to New York cancelled...Whiteout !

New Jersey resident Tom Bowie sent us these images of the conditions in Tom's River on Thursday afternoon.


Caribbean Airlines (CAL) have cancelled flights to and from the John F. Kennedy International Airport as a winter storm hit the New York City area on Thursday, bringing with it snow, wind, and low temperatures.

Ahead of the storm's arrival, airlines cancelled flights in and out of JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty airports.

CAL issued a release on Thursday stating advising that due to the approaching winter storm which will affect New York and environs, flights have been cancelled.

The flights included:

• BW 015, January 04th from Norman Manley International, Kingston, Jamaica to John F. Kennedy, New York, USA

• BW 014, January 04th from John F. Kennedy, New York, USA to Norman Manley International, Kingston, Jamaica

• BW 524, January 04th from Piarco International Airport, Trinidad to John F. Kennedy, New York, USA

• BW 525, January 04th, from John F. Kennedy, New York, USA to Piarco International Airport, Trinidad

Affected customers travelling to/from New York during the period January 4 – 6 will be permitted to change or cancel their reservations without penalty subject to conditions. These include passengers must have a confirmed ticket issued before January 4, 2018 and passengers must be booked and ticketed for travel to/from New York (JFK) during the period January 4 – 6, 2018. Also, changes may be made for travel up to January 17, 2018. Increase in airfare due to new travel date will be waived, a release stated.

CAL added that  changes to origin/destination are not permitted. Full refunds will be allowed on tickets issued for travel (to/from New York) between January 4  to 6, 2018

Customers are advised to visit www.caribbean-airlines.com and check their flight status before going to the airport or call the Caribbean Airlines Call Centres for further details:

USA, Canada & St. Maarten + 1 800 920 4225

Caribbean & Guyana + 1 800 744 2225

Trinidad & Tobago and Suriname + 1 868 625 7200

Caracas + 58 212 335 7405

Jamaica (International calls) + 1 800 523 5585

Jamaica (Local calls) + 1 888 359 2475

All other locations + 1 800 523 5585