Guyana-New York flights resume as New York recovers in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
As the New York area recovers slowly in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the JFK airport has opened back up to service and flights from Guyana to New York have resumed. Delta Airlines was forced to have 2 flights into and out of Guyana today, in an effort to clear up the backlog. EZJet has also restarted its flights into the New York market and Caribbean Airlines is also playing catch up, and has restarted its service, but on a limited schedule as advised by US authorities. Caribbean Airlines is asking passengers who may have been affected to check with the airline for additional information. The closure of the JFK airport during the Hurricane also affected cargo planes.
Scores of Guyanese in the tri state area have been affected by the storm and the devastation left in its aftermath. Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar, has expressed his sympathy to the US President Barack Obama on the lost of life and the devastation left behind. There is a large Guyanese community in the New York and New Jersey areas. Two states that the hurricane dumped lots of flooding and strong winds on.