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Some MoBay flights cancelled, Sangster International remains open

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2016 | 10:42 PM

Five airlines have cancelled flights out of Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St. James, in light of the threat posed by Hurricane Matthew.

However, the management of the airport, MBJ Airports Limited, says the airport remains open and operational until further notice.

The cancelled flights are:

  • Caribbean Airlines –Flight 011 to New York for Sunday October 2, 2016.
     
  • Southwest –All flights into and out of Montego Bay for Monday October 3, 2016.
     
  • Spirit – All flights into and out of Montego Bay for Monday October 3, 2016.
     
  • Thomson Airways –Flight 094/5 from/to London Gatwick for Monday October 3, 2016.
     
  • WestJet –Flight 2702/3 from/to Toronto for Monday October 3, 2016. Passengers are being rebooked on flight 2702 to depart Montego Bay at 2:10 p.m. on Tuesday October 4, 2016.

MBJ Airports Limited is urging travellers to contact their respective airlines directly regarding flight operations before arriving at the airport.

Passengers booked on cancelled flights are advised to contact their travel agents or airlines for rebooking options.

MBJ Airports Limited says it recommends that industry partners make contact with the airlines regarding flight operations before transporting guests to the airport.

MBJ Airports Limited says it continues to monitor the projected path of Hurricane Matthew.