ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, November 25, 2011 – The management of LIAT (1974) Ltd has taken note of the reports in the regional media of the arrest of its employee First Officer, Keith Allen.
A Media release of 24th November 2011 from the Barbados Police Force indicates that a number of charges relating to possession and importation of controlled substances were laid against Mr. Allen.
The management of LIAT wishes to indicate its full support for, and cooperation with, law enforcement authorities in relation to any incidents where its cooperation is required. LIAT also intends to conduct its own investigation into this matter.
The management of LIAT is confident that the overwhelming majority of the Company’s employees continue to respect the laws of their country. It is our hope that the actions of one employee will not reflect negatively on the hundreds of ethical LIAT employees who work hard to serve the public daily.
LIAT is one of the leading Caribbean airlines. It is owned by regional shareholders, with major shareholders being the Governments of Barbados, Antigua & Barbuda and St. Vincent & the Grenadines. More information about LIAT may be found at www.liat.com.
| Desmond L. Brown | Corporate Communications Manager | LIAT (1974) LTD | Head Office, Coolidge Business Complex | Sir George Walter Highway | Antigua | Telephone: +1 268 480 6222 | fax: +1 268 480 5638 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org |