Due to the hurricane predictions for Tropical Storm Isaac, JetBlue is allowing for a fee waver for passengers that want to make flight changes to and from Punta Cana, Santiago, Santo Domingo, Puerto Plato, and La Romana.
Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to have hurricane force winds by the time it reaches the Dominican Republic later today causing delays to flights to Dominican international Airports.
For more information on JetBlues ticket fee waver you can go to the JetBlue Flight operation update page. This waver only affects lights with the original travel dates between 8/23 and 8/24.
As of the 8am AST weather service report Isaac currently has wind speeds of 40 mph which is expected to strengthen over the course of the day. Tropical Storm Isaac is 315 miles from Isla Saona in the Dominican Republic which is south of Punta Cana and is moving west at 13 mph. Check Tropical Storm Isaac updates for the latest information on the storm