Barbados has been impacted by the US Federal Aviation Authority move to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 planes in operations.
The decision comes in the wake of Sunday's Ethiopia Airlines crash that claimed over 150 lives.
Flights scheduled to leave the island have been grounded stranding passengers.
Some 42 countries have banned flights by the jets, which are now grounded worldwide.
American Airlines which services Barbados has 24 aircraft affected by the directive.
It says it teams is working to rebook passengers.