Statement from American Airlines: Tropical Storm Nicole to impact airports in the Bahamas and Florida

American Airlines continues to monitor the track of Tropical Storm Nicole, which is expected to impact airports in the Bahamas and Florida.

American has issued a travel alert for 20 airports (see below)  in the eastern Caribbean and Florida, allowing customers whose travel plans are affected by Tropical Storm Nicole to rebook without change fees. Customers can reschedule their travel on or by contacting Reservations at 800-433-7300 in the United States or Canada.

In order to assist customers who have chosen to evacuate via air, American added reduced, last-minute fares for cities that will be impacted by Tropical Storm Nicole.

If a customer chooses not to fly to/from an airport covered by the current waiver, American will waive change fees for future travel. Customers are also encouraged to check the status of their flight on

If an American flight has been canceled or excessively delayed, customers may cancel their itinerary and request a refund by visiting American’s website. Customers who booked through a travel agent should contact their travel agency directly.

American will continue tracking this system with customers’ and team members’ safety top of mind.

Current travel alerts

Information current as of November 8, 2022

If you’re traveling to / through / from:

  • Daytona Beach, Florida (DAB)
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL)
  • Fort Myers, Florida (RSW)
  • Freeport, Bahamas (FPO)
  • Gainesville, Florida (GNV)
  • George Town, Bahamas (GGT)
  • Jacksonville, Florida (JAX)
  • Key West, Florida (EYW)
  • Marsh Harbour, Bahamas (MHH)
  • Melbourne, Florida (MLB)
  • Miami, Florida (MIA)
  • Nassau, Bahamas (NAS)
  • North Eleuthera, Bahamas (ELH)
  • Orlando, Florida (MCO)
  • Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (PLS)
  • Sarasota / Bradenton, Florida (SRQ)
  • Savannah, Georgia (SAV)
  • Tallahassee, Florida (TLH)
  • Tampa, Florida (TPA)
  • West Palm Beach, Florida (PBI)

Your change fee is waived if you:

  • Are traveling on an American Airlines flight
  • Are booked in any fare class, including Basic Economy
  • Bought your ticket by November 7, 2022
  • Are scheduled to travel November 9 – 13, 2022
  • Can travel November 7 – 18, 2022
  • Don’t change your origin or destination city