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Home > LIAT advises of new St. Lucia tax for travellers

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, May 03, 2011 – LIAT wishes to advise its customers and the public in general that, effective May 1, 2011, the St. Lucia Air and Seaports Authority has introduced a new tax of US$35.00 known as “Airport Development Charge” which is to be collected by all airlines.


All customers departing St. Lucia, including those making connections in St. Lucia will see the new US$35 tax reflected in the cost of their ticket.


With the addition of the new US$35 “Airport Development Tax” by the St. Lucia Air and Seaports Authority, taxes and charges paid on LIAT tickets may in some instances represent more than 50 per cent of the ticket price.





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LIAT is one of the leading Caribbean airlines. It is owned by regional shareholders, with the major shareholders being the Governments of Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. More information about LIAT may be found at .


Media contact:

Desmond Brown, Corporate Communications Manager, LIAT (1974) Limited, Head Office, Sealey Building, Sir George Walter Highway, Antigua. Telephone: +268 480 5600, fax: +268 480 5638 and email:

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