People attending their fligths (Photo: SIPSE)

MEXICO CITY — Mexican airlines flying to destinations such as Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Florida in the United States alerted passengers to cancellations and itinerary changes in the wake of Hurricane Irma, Excelsior reported.

Volaris reported that this Saturday, September 9, flights 976 and 977 between Guadalajara and Orlando and Orlando and Guadalajara will be canceled. While for Sunday, September 10, the company canceled flights 980 and 981 Mexico-Orlando, Orlando-Mexico.

The flight numbers 997 and 996 correspond to Guadalajara-Miami and Miami-Guadalajara flights. In addition to the flight numbers 994 and 995 correspond to Mexico City-Miami and Miami-Mexico City flights.

“Due to the forecast of the hurricane’s course, some flights and nearby destinations could suffer additional damages, so we recommend to be aware of possible route changes, delays and / or cancellations,” Volaris said.

The airline said customers with flights booked to and from Florida between September 6 and 10 will be able to book these same routes without additional charges during the next 90 days.

Passengers flying on September 6 to and from San Juan will be able to rebook in the next 60 days. In addition, you can find more details on the airline page www.volaris.com.

Hurricane Irma over the Caribbean Islands (Photo: Excelsior)


For its part, Interjet, reported that for Friday, September 8, these flights have been canceled:

  • 4902 Cancun-Havana
  • 4903 Havana-Cancun
  • 2902 Mexico-Havana
  • 2903 Havana-Mexico
  • 904 Cancun-Havana
  • 905 Havana-Cancun
  • 2900 Mexico-Havana
  • 2901 Havana-Mexico

And for Saturday September 9, they have canceled these other flights:

  • 2900 Mexico-Havana
  • 2902 Mexico-Havana
  • 4902 Cancun-Havana
  • 904 Cancun-Havana
  • 4903 Havana-Cancun
  • 2901 Havana-Cancun
  • 905 Havana-Cancun
  • 2903 Havana-Mexico
  • 3950 Mexico-Santa Clara
  • 3951 Santa Clara- Mexico.

Interjet will support all passengers who were affected by cancellations by offering the following options: grant protection on the next available flight, and cancel the charges for change and difference in rate from September 10 to 30, 2017, considering that the change must exceed the validity of the ticket.

People attending their fligths (Photo: SIPSE)


While in the case of flights to and from Miami, which could be affected, the company recommended its passengers to check the status of their flights constantly to be informed of possible changes. Travelers can consult the website www.interjet.com.

Aeromexico corroborated that for the moment it has canceled a single flight between Mexico and Havana for Thursday, September 7.

The airline asked passengers to consult its website aeromexico.com to know any variation regarding this contingency, as well for potential changes on flights to and from Santo Domingo, Havana, Orlando and Miami.

Passengers will not be charged for change of departure date, return or flight. The measure runs from September 05 to September 09 with travel period until September 12, 2017. Tickets issued after September 9, 2017 will not be accepted.

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