Home > LIAT AND LIALPA MEET TO DETERMINE THE WAY FORWARD
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, November 07, 2013 – Representatives of LIAT’s management and the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) met on Wednesday 06th November 2013 at LIAT’s headquarters in Antigua to discuss issues relating to the recent industrial action by LIALPA.
The meeting was conducted in a cordial atmosphere with LIALPA’s team led by its Chairman, Captain Carl Burke, while LIAT’s team was led by Mrs. Julie Reifer-Jones, Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
The LIAT Acting CEO welcomed the LIALPA delegation and it was agreed that the meeting would serve as a forum to listen to LIALPA’s concerns and to determine the way forward.
The company’s management acknowledged that there are legitimate concerns on the part of LIALPA and it was agreed that both sides would continue discussions in an effort to address the issues.
LIAT continues to seek to restore normal operations and efforts to get dislocated passengers to their various destinations as quickly as possible are ongoing.
LIAT acknowledges with regret the inconvenience and disruption passengers throughout the region have experienced.
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.
MEDIA CONTACT | Desmond L. Brown | Head of brownDes@liat.com|Corporate Communications | LIAT (1974) LTD | Head Office, Coolidge Business Complex | Sir George Walter Highway | Antigua | Telephone: +1 268 480 6222 | fax: +1 268 480 5638 | email: