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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, November 5, 2013 – LIAT – The Caribbean Airline has held discussions with the pilots’ trade union LIALPA following the industrial action today which left several passengers stranded throughout the regional network. Only a limited number of flights were able to operate from Antigua, Barbados and Trinidad.
The company has indicated its willingness to address any legitimate issues and has given a firm commitment that it will meet with LIALPA on Wednesday, November 6 in an effort to discuss the union’s concerns.
The company remains hopeful that good sense would prevail and that there will be a resumption of its services early tomorrow.
Customers are reminded to contact the following numbers to reschedule their travel arrangements: from Antigua - 1-268-480-5582; toll free from the rest of the Caribbean - 1-888-844-5428 and from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands - 1-866-549-5428.
LIAT sincerely apologizes to affected passengers and the general public for the inconvenience caused as a result of the disruption.
Additional information and updates will be provided as soon as possible.
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.
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