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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Insel Air was forced to make an emergency landing in the Dominican Republic on Saturday.

WINAIR Resumes flights to Dominica

Written by Saturday, 29 August 2015 20:08

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Effective August 31 the National Flag Carrier of St. Maarten WINAIR will offer daily service St. Maarten – Cane Field –St. Maarten using twin engine otters.

ST. JOHN, Antigua LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has announced changes to its schedule as it seeks to help the people of Dominica with their recovery plan following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika which has resulted in the closure of the Douglas-Charles Airport and the cancellation of several flights over the last three days.

WINAIR Travel Advisory

Written by Friday, 28 August 2015 12:19

Airport Road, St. Maarten – WINAIR wishes to advise all customers travelling Dominica – St. Maarten – Dominica that these flights have been suspended due to field conditions in Dominica.

ST. JOHN’S, AntiguaLIAT wishes to advise that all flights into and out of Dominica have been cancelled for today, Friday August 28; and tomorrow, Saturday, August 29.

SXM Airport Closed till Friday Morning

Written by Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:43

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, will remain closed as a precautionary measure  as a result of the passage of TS Erika.

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten Due to Tropical Storm Erika, which is expected to pass close to our area early Thursday morning, and in accordance with the St. Maarten and international safety requirements, the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, will be closed for a few hours until 11:30 AM, on Thursday, August 27, 2015.

SIMPSON BAY, St. MaartenThe Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, will stay open on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 while it continues to closely monitor the weather conditions as Tropical Storm Erika is expected to pass close to our area late on Wednesday evening or early Thursday morning, according to weather reports.

ST. JOHN’S, AntiguaLIAT wishes to advise that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Erika, it has been forced to cancel the following services for Wednesday, August 26, Thursday, August 27 and Friday August 28:

Cancellations for Wednesday, August 26:

FLIGHT ROUTING
LI 512   Barbados to Antigua
LI 526   Antigua to St. Kitts to Tortola to San Juan
LI 524   Barbados to Dominica to Antigua
LI 508 Antigua to St. Kitts to St. Maarten to Tortola
LI 509 Tortola to St. Maarten to Antigua

Cancellations for Thursday, August 27:

FLIGHT ROUTING
LI 581 Antigua to Dominica to Barbados
LI 527 San Jun to Tortola to St. Kitts to Antigua
LI 560   Dominica to San Juan
LI 561   San Juan to Dominica
LI 550   Antigua to St. Kitts to St. Maarten to St. Thomas
LI 553   St. Thomas to St. Maarten to Antigua
LI 508 Antigua to St. Kitts to St. Maarten to Tortola
LI 509 Tortola to St. Maarten to St. Kitts to Antigua
LI 526 Antigua to St. Kitts to Tortola to San Juan
LI 326 Barbados to St. Maarten
LI 327 St. Maarten to Barbados
  • LI 771 (Antigua to St. Lucia) has been re-timed to depart at a time to be advised
  • LI 362 (Barbados to Antigua) has been re-timed to depart at a time to be advised

Cancellation for Friday, August 28:

FLIGHT ROUTING
LI 527   San Juan to Tortola to St. Kitts to Antigua

Due to the pending closure of several airports in the LIAT network there could be further disruptions to LIAT’s schedule. Any additional affected flights will be published in a subsequent advisory.

Affected passengers are asked to check the LIAT website (www.liat.com), and the LIAT Facebook and Twitter Pages for information on the status of their flights.

Customers affected by the disruptions who wish to rebook for a later date will be allowed to do so without change fees or fare differences for a period of two weeks from the date of their original scheduled travel. Following the two-week grace period, passengers will be required to pay applicable fare and change fees when re-booking.

LIAT also wishes to advise that passengers who decide to travel but are unable to complete their journey due to disruption caused by weather conditions, will not be provided with meals, transportation, hotel accommodation etc. Passengers with onward connections are advised to contact the respective carriers.

LIAT regrets any inconvenience caused as a result of the passage of the storm.

 

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - This is to advise that the new terminal at V. C. Bird International Airport in Antigua will become operational on Wednesday 26th August.