US storm Jonas: UAE flights axed - New York, Washington D.C.

Disruption to flights in and out of the Northeastern seaboard of US over weekend of January 23-25

UPDATE:  Due to the continued adverse weather conditions and the residual effect it has left on Washington Dulles airport, Etihad Airways has been forced to cancel the following flights:

EY131 24 JANUARY ABU DHABI - WASHINGTON D.C. CANCELLED

EY130 24 JANUARY WASHINGTON D.C. - ABU DHABI CANCELLED

The following flights are experiencing significant delays to their departures:

EY103 24 JANUARY ABU DHABI - NEW YORK JFK

EY102 24 JANUARY NEW YORK JFK - ABU DHABI

Dubai International Airport

According to the latest available flight status from Dubai International Airport, the Emirates flight to New York EK201 scheduled to New York at 8:30am has been delayed.
 
Among the flights that departed on time and continue to remain on schedule are EK203 to New York that departed at 2:35am, EK 239 to Boston that departed at 2:40 am, EK 221 to Dallas that departed at 2:50am and  EK 227 to Seattle that departed at 3:20am.

EK 215 to Los Angeles scheduled for 8:30am is on schedule. Other flights on schedule and scheduled to depart in the next hour include EK 237 to Boston scheduled at 8.40am; EK 211 to Houston scheduled to depart at 9:05am and EK 205 to New York scheduled at 9:10am.

Etihad

Winter storm Jonas has caused major disruption to flights in and out of the Northeastern seaboard of the United States on Saturday, January 23.

The weather conditions are now forecast to improve at both New York JFK and Washington Dulles airports.

Etihad Airways therefore expects its flights to and from both cities to operate as scheduled from January 24, however, unexpected delays may still occur.

Guests booked to travel on Etihad Airways from Abu Dhabi to and from New York and Washington D.C. can call the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on +971 (0) 2599 0000, or toll free on +1877 690 0767 if calling from the United States, or can visit www.etihad.com for more information.

Metro employees walk through the intersection of New Hampshire and Georgia Aves. in preparation for clearing the sidewalks surrounding the Georgia Ave.-Petworth metro station on January 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. Over a foot of snow has already fallen in the city in the past 24 hours, in what experts say could be a record-breaking storm.  (AFP)

January 23

Emirates has announced its flights to the US which have been affected.

An Emirates statement said:

EK 231 to Washington D.C. – cancelled
EK 201 to JFK Airport – cancelled
EK 203 to JFK Airport – cancelled
EK207 to JFK Airport – cancelled

Apart from this UA977 to Washington D.C. is also cancelled, however, flights to Dallas and Chicago are on schedule.

Winter storm Jonas is expected to cause significant disruption to flights in and out of the Northeastern seaboard of the United States over the weekend of January 23-25.
 
The weather conditions in Northeastern USA have deteriorated.

Etihad Airways has been forced to cancel the following flights to and from Abu Dhabi and New York JFK, and as previously advised, to and from Abu Dhabi and Washington D.C.
 
EY103 23 JANUARY ABU DHABI - NEW YORK CANCELLED

EY102 23 JANUARY NEW YORK - ABU DHABI CANCELLED
 
EY131 23 JANUARY ABU DHABI - WASHINGTON D.C. CANCELLED

EY130 23 JANUARY WASHINGTON D.C. - ABU DHABI CANCELLED

George Morris, with Standard Parking, works on clearing an entrance to airport parking as snow falls Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Roanoke, Va. (AP)
 

The following Etihad Airways flights to and from Abu Dhabi to New York JFK and Washington D.C. between 23 January and 25 January are likely to experience significant delays, cancellations or schedule changes:
 
EY103 24 JANUARY ABU DHABI - NEW YORK

EY102 24 JANUARY NEW YORK - ABU DHABI
 
EY103 25 JANUARY ABU DHABI - NEW YORK

EY102 25 JANUARY NEW YORK - ABU DHABI
 
EY101 23 JANUARY ABU DHABI - NEW YORK

EY100 23 JANUARY NEW YORK - ABU DHABI
 
EY101 24 JANUARY ABU DHABI - NEW YORK

EY100 24 JANUARY NEW YORK - ABU DHABI
 
EY101 25 JANUARY ABU DHABI - NEW YORK

EY100 25 JANUARY NEW YORK - ABU DHABI  
 
EY131 24 JANUARY ABU DHABI - WASHINGTON D.C.

EY130 24 JANUARY WASHINGTON D.C. - ABU DHABI
 
EY131 25 JANUARY ABU DHABI - WASHINGTON D.C.

EY130 25 JANUARY WASHINGTON D.C. - ABU DHABI


 

 Freshly fallen snow covers the area around  the Washington Monument after snow began to fall in Washington January 22, 2016. (Reuters)


Etihad Airways has revised its booking procedures to allow guests to alter their travel plans during this period.

Guests booked to travel on these flights are advised to call the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on +971 (0) 2599 0000 or visit www.etihad.com for more information.

 

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