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US winter storm Juno causing flight delays out of Jamaica

Published:Monday | January 26, 2015 | 1:18 PM

Richard Mitchell, Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

Scores of airline passengers are now contemplating their next move after flights on three airlines were cancelled because of Winter Storm Juno, which is affecting the east coast of the United States.

Flights out of Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport that are cancelled are JetBlue flight JB060, and Caribbean Airlines flight BW017.

Both flights were scheduled for an 8 p.m. departure.

Three flights departing Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport are also cancelled.

US Airways flight US860, JetBlue flight JB780 and Caribbean Airlines flight BW11, scheduled for 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. departures, respectively.

The airlines all issued advisories to their passengers informing them of their options with respect to rebooking and refunds.

According to the US National Weather Service, Winter Storm Juno is expected to become a major snow storm today and the effects are expected to last until Wednesday.

Approximately 28 million persons live in the affected areas.

A blizzard warning is currently in effect for New York and Boston.


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