Caribbean Airlines has cancelled 10 more flights as a result of the snowstorm in North-East United States.
This follows the announcement on Monday of the cancellation of six flights.
The 10 additional flights are:
Caribbean Airlines has been forced to cancel six flights between Trinidad and Tobago, Montego Bay and New York as result of a snow storm expected to hit New York over the next couple days.
The airline has advised that the following flights are cancelled:
MONDAY 13 MARCH BW 528 TRINIDAD TO NEW YORK
MONDAY 13 MARCH BW 011 MONTEGO BAY TO NEW YORK
TUESDAY 14 MARCH BW 521 NEW YORK TO TRINIDAD
TUESDAY 14 MARCH BW 524 TRINIDAD TO NEW YORK
TUESDAY 14 MARCH BW 525 NEW YORK TO TRINIDAD
TUESDAY 14 MARCH BW 010 NEW YORK TO MON TEGO BAY
Caribbean Airlines has been forced to cancel a number of flights from next Sunday due to maintenance work being conducted on the airport runway.
The airline released a statement this morning advising passengers that the Airports Authority will be commencing work on the runway from Sunday 12th March - Sunday 19th March.
The Authority has taken a decision to close the airport from 11pm to 5am during the 7-day period to facilitate the works.
As a result of the airport closure, several Caribbean Airlines flights will be affected during this period.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cancelled all inbound and outbound flights at John F. Kennedy Airport on Thursday amid a winter storm that barreled its way through the northeastern United States, the Reuters News Agency has reported.
Forecasters warned the storm would bring winds gusting to 50 miles per hour (80 kph) and periods of "thunder snow," which could drop as much as 4 inches (10 cm) of snow per hour, making travel extremely dangerous.
The news comes ahead of several flights out of this country to JFK this afternoon.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has told the Parliament that the Government has no intention of raising the fare on flights to Tobago.
Passengers currently pay $300 thanks to a subsidy that the Government pays to Caribbean Airlines.
Dr Rowley was responding to a question by Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh.
Caribbean Airlines have confirmed that one of its aircraft was involved in an accident on the ramp of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana this morning, resulting in the aircraft being temporarily withdrawn from service.
The Cal flight from New York had just landed in Guyana and was making its way up the ramp when it struck the tail of a parked fly Jamaica aircraft, at around 7.50 a.m.
Both aircraft were damaged and had since been grounded.
State-owned airline, Caribbean Airlines has announced a new Board of Directors with effect from October 14th, 2016.
The new board includes
Chairman - Mr. Shameer Ronnie Mohammed
Vice Chairman - Mr. Michael Quamina
Director- Mr. Vishnu Dhanpaul
Director – Ms. Enid Zephyrine
Director – Dr. Chris S. Maharaj
The Honourable Dennis Lalor – designated by the Government of Jamaica continues to serve as a Director of the Board.