- Major airlines, including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, and others, are waiving change and cancellation fees for travelers with scheduled flights to and from Los Cabos, Mexico, and various Caribbean destinations due to the threat of hurricanes.
- Hurricane Norma, a category 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, is expected to impact the Mexican resort destination of Los Cabos with destructive winds and a dangerous storm surge.
- Hurricane Tammy, with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph, is expected to affect the Leeward Islands, including Guadeloupe and Antigua and Barbuda, before moving to the northern Leeward Islands.
- The airlines have extended the fee waivers to airports throughout the Caribbean, including San Juan, Puerto Rico; Bridgetown, Barbados; Saint Lucia; and the U.S. Virgin Islands, among other places.
- Affected passengers may have a brief period to rebook their flights without penalty. However, it’s crucial for travelers to check their flight status with their airline before heading to the airport for the most up-to-date information.
During times of severe weather, it’s advisable for travelers to prioritize safety and follow any guidance provided by the airlines and local authorities.