Hurricane Irene: information and precautionary measures

- What can you do if your plane is delayed, if you can’t board it, or if it is canceled ? Or any other claim ?
- What do the laws say ?
- If companies don’t respect passengers’ rights, what can happen ?

The Consulate General of France reminds the passengers’ rights to financial assistance from the companies (in French).

Situation’s update
Latest update: Wednesday, August 31st 2011 11am


Teh Consulate General of France stay fully mobilized since Saturday, August 27th to help French citizens stcuck in NYC and waiting for a flight back to France or Europe.

JFK airport re-opened on Monday morning, 29th of August 2011 at 6 am. Departing flights re-started at noon the same day.

Newark airport re-opened on Monday morning, 29th of August 2011 at 6 am. Departing flights re-started at noon the same day.

La Guardia airport is working both ways since Monday 29th of August 7 am.

We higly recommend that you get in touch with your airline.

If your stay in NYC had to be, unfortunately, extended, and you are looking for a lodging solution, here is a non-exhaustive list of hotels and youth hotels.

Dernière modification : 22/04/2016

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