CAL offers more flight changes as Irene moves north

| 26/08/2011

(CNS): As hurricane Irenemoved away from the Bahamas and continued on its track towards the US coast Cayman Airways announced an extension to its change-fee-waiver for people who have bought tickets for travel between the Cayman Islands and New York from 25 Augt -1Sept. The airline said that for tickets issued no later than 24 August customers will be allowed one change free of charge. Customers who made a previous change are allowed this additional change at no charge. Customers who wish to cancel their reservations and travel at a later date may be given a voucher for the value of the ticket which will be good for the next 12 months.

“Cayman Airways is continuing to monitor the development and path of this storm and will advise the travelling public if flight schedule changes become necessary over the next few days,” the airline said Thursday evening.

According to the National Hurricane Centre in Miami, Irene began moving away from the Bahamas at 7pm after causing extensive damage to property. Still a category three dangerous hurricane, Irene is packing winds of 115mph and travelling at NNW at 14mph. A turn toward the north is expected Friday and on its forecast track Irena will pass well offshore of the east coast of central and northern Florida later tonight and early Friday.  The hurricane is forecast to approach the coast of North Carolina on Saturday.

Irene is a large tropical cyclone with hurricane force winds extending outward up to 80 miles from the centre and tropical storm force winds a further 290 miles

Cayman Airways Reservations can be reached by calling 345-949-2311 (within the Caribbean) or toll free on 1-800-4-cayman (within the United States).

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  1. Anonymous says:

    That picture of Cayman Airways looks like an Airbus……not a 737 like they fly

  2. Anonymous says:

    In terms of the hurricane, in terms of, as far as, with respect to, at the end of the day blame it on the PPM.