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10.05.16 – (LAA/LUS) – Hurricane Matthew

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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Hurricane Matthew – LAA/LUS

As of 1100 EST, Hurricane Matthew was located about 230 Nautical Miles of Nassau (NAS) with maximum winds near 150 kilometers. Its currently forecasted to go across the Bahamas through Thursday, then just off the central coast of Florida Thursday night through Friday.

Hurricane warnings are in effect for Eastern Cuba, the Bahamas,and along the Florida East Coast from Melbourne, Florida south to Ft. Lauderdale. 

  • All flights from Latin America to MIA will be cancelled on 06OCT16
  • All flights from Europe to MIA will be cancelled on 06OCT16 
  • All flights from MIA to Europe will be cancelled on 06OCT16
  • All MIA departures and arrivals will be cancelled after 1200 on 06OCT16
  • MIA Full Ops Tonight. Thursday, October 6, originators will depart and select departures through 1300 EST

Be sure to check your flight status before leaving for the airport, and remain vigilant to rapidly changing conditions. Abide by all local warnings and advisories to protect you, your family and your property. 

Please be aware that the LAA On-Duty Contract Guide is an important resource for LAA Flight Attendants during Irregular Operations (IROPS)/Off-Schedule Operations (OSO) as well as the Interim Pay Protection (IPP) language.

LUS Flight Attendants should familiarize themselves with Sections 10 through 12 of the 2013 Red Book Agreement during Irregular Operations. 

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