Resignations, delays hit Fly Jamaica



Fly-Jamaica[] – A number of flight delays have rocked Fly Jamaica Airways Limited over the past month, leaving passengers angry at the inconvenience.

Yesterday, news emerged that a flight to New York from Georgetown, Guyana, scheduled to leave last Friday, was delayed for two days.

Before that, on July 10, the Kingston to New York flight was cancelled, an irate passenger told the Jamaica Observer. “People were at the airport at 2:30 am for a 5:30 am departure. Up to 9:30 nobody was talking to my family and they didn’t know what was happening. Eventually they were re-routed on another airline,” the passenger said.

Yet another passenger told the Observer that a flight that was scheduled to depart New York on June 26 arrived in Jamaica on June 28 due to repairs and maintenance on a plane.

At the time, Fly Jamaica is reported to have said the exercise took longer than expected.

Yesterday, when the Observer sought to get a comment from the airline, we were told that the three founding members of staff — Jamaicans Lloyd Tai, Christine Steele and Nadine Silvera — had resigned from the company.

Their resignations were said to have spanned the period November 2013 to March 2014. The Observer also learnt that Sophia Chang, the former security manager, also resigned during that period. [Jamaica Observer]



  1. On the 11th jan. 14. My nephew flu with Fly Jamicia his flight was to leave 10am it never leave until 830pm and leave jamicia until morn. Hours he arrived in the USA until the 12 of jan 14 at 8am. I will use that Air service

  2. I’ve flown on FLY JAMAICA about ten times and found their In-Flight Service very good. However, the Ground Staff were not quite up to scratch, except at Ogle. At the Cheddi Jagan, at the Norman Manley and at the JFK, the service needs improvement.


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