Caribbean Airlines cancels flights because of Irene

Caribbean Airlines this evening said that five flights scheduled to depart from Port-of-Spain tomorrow, August 27 have been cancelled because of Hurricane Irene.

CAL said that flights BW 420, BW 424, BW 500, BW 502 and BW 524 have been cancelled.

Two flights departing New York tomorrow, August 27 have also been cancelled. These are BW 421 and BW 525.

Caribbean Airlines said it has been advised that the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority is actively preparing for Hurricane Irene which is expected off North Carolina tonight and with a projected trajectory close to New York tomorrow.

CAL apologized for any inconvenience caused and urged passengers to visit its website at for further details.

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