CAL CALL CENTRES:
USA, Canada and St Maarten -- 1-800-920-4225
Caribbean and Guyana -- 1-800-744-2225
Trinidad and 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 calls -- 1-800-523-5585
Caribbean Airlines has advised that due to Hurricane Irma, flights for tomorrow, September 6, have been cancelled. These include flights: BW 456 from Port-of-Spain to St Maarten originally due for departure from Trinidad at 7.30 am and BW 457 from Kingston to St Maarten, due to depart at 2pm.
Irma, a major hurricane, will be heading for the northern Caribbean islands and Bahamas over the next five days. Hurricane Irma is churning west across the Atlantic, putting parts of the Caribbean on watch and prompting warnings for the US mainland to be prepared.
CAL has informed that all affected passengers,who would have been travelling tomorrow, would be permitted to change or cancel their reservations without penalty subject to the following conditions.
Passengers must have a confirmed ticket issued before September 6. Passengers who chose to have their tickets refunded must do so by September 13.
Passengers who chose to change their reservations must complete their travel by September 13, unless travel on the original booking was after this date, and travel must be in the same cabin as the original.
CAL has stated that the airline would not be responsible for arrangements or transportation to or from an alternate airport or hotel/overnight expenses incurred by affected passengers.
Customers were asked to contact www.caribbean-airlines.com and check their flight status before or call the Caribbean Airlines call centres for further details.