Hurricane Irma

Update Friday 8 September 2017 9:00 AM: The airlines TUI and KLM cancel the scheduled flights to Saint Martin Island, which is affected by hurricane Irma.  KLM cancels all flights today, Friday 8 September and Sunday, 10 September 2017. TUI will restart the flights to the island in October.

Update Wednesday 6 September 2017 4:30 PM: As a result of Hurricane Irma, Princess Juliana International Airport at Saint Martin Island, has suffered considerable damage. Flight disruptions from and to this airport are possible. In Florida in the US, a state of emergency is declared. The residents of this state are being evacuated. We advise travellers not to travel to this destination.

Update Wednesday 6 September 2017 1:45 PM: At this moment Hurricane Irma, a hurricane of the heaviest category, is present in the Caribbean and reached the island of Saint Martin. It is expected that Irma will also reach Cuba and Florida, but the exact course of the hurricane is still uncertain at this moment. In all the mentioned areas, the local authorities are taking precautionary measures and travellers are advised to take into account the local emergency regulations and/or the closure of airports.

Update Wednesday 6 September 2017 09:30 AM: Due to hurricane Irma flights from and to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, the US Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic are disrupted. The airport of Antigua is closed today.

Update Tuesday 5 September 2017: In the state of Florida in the United States, the warning for Hurricane Irma is in force. Flights of different airlines from and to these destinations have been canceled.

The islands Saint Martin, Saint Eustatius and Saba are expecting the imminent hurricane Irma on Wednesday 6 September 2017. The hurricane is heading to the islands with a wind speed of 185 kilometers per hour. The American National Hurricane Center, gives a warning for possible floods and mud currents caused by the hurricane. Travellers from and to these islands should be prepared for flight disruptions. We advise travellers to check the airline's website, for the most current flight information. For assistance in (re)booking your ticket, please contact our Travel Consultants. They will be happy to assist you.

Source: NOS.nl

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