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LIAT celebrating 59 years of service to the region

 

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, October 14, 2015 – LIAT – The Caribbean Airline will on October 16, 2015 mark 59 years of continuous service.

 

For its birthday, LIAT is offering a 59% discount on tickets from 13:00 on Wednesday October 14 until 23:59 on Friday October 16.

 

The discount is not combinable with other promotional discounts currently on offer. Tickets purchased under the birthday discount must be used between October 14 and November 30, 2015.

 

Tickets can be booked on the website – liat.com, through the Call Centre, Airport Ticketing Offices or through your local Travel Agent.  Seats are subject to availability and promotional terms and conditions apply.

 

Chief Executive Officer David Evans said LIAT is honoured to be of service to the Caribbean region for 59 years and it is only fitting to give back to the region with the 59% off 59th Birthday Discount.

 

LIAT, then an acronym for Leeward Island Air Transport Ltd., was founded in Montserrat in October 1956 by St. Kitts born Sir Frank Delisle.

 

Mr. Evans said LIAT has grown over the years and is now the main mode of transportation for people travelling between the islands.

 

“From a single Piper Apache aircraft in 1956, we now use nine state of the art ATR 600 series aircraft to fly thousands of people a year to 17 destinations around the region,” Mr. Evans said.

 

“Our loyal and dedicated staff have built an airline that, after 59 years, is still committed to the region; an airline that focuses on providing convenient air transport connections to the countries we serve.

 

“We thank you for your support over our last 59 years and look forward to celebrating many more years with you on board,” Mr. Evans added.

 

LIAT operates more than 500 flights per week from Puerto Rico in the north to Guyana in the south - providing the most extensive inter-island network of any carrier in our region.  Last year LIAT carried over three quarters of a million passengers across its route network.

 

LIAT staff members will appear on television and radio programmes in Antigua, Barbados and Guyana throughout this week to share general information about the company including our routes.

 

Viewers and listeners will also get the opportunity to interact with the LIAT team members on air.

 

Following is the proposed media schedule:

 

Date

Media House

Time

Oct 14

Hott 95.3 - Barbados

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Oct 14

Vibz FM - Antigua

4:30pm to 5:00pm

Oct 15

98.1 FM - Guyana

7:35am to 7:45am

 

Oct 15

ZDK Radio - Antigua

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Oct 15

Hits FM - Antigua

4:30pm to 5:00pm

Oct 16

ABS TV - Antigua

7:00am to 7:30am

 

Oct 16

CBC TV8

7:30am to 7:45am

 

Oct 16

98.1 FM - Barbados

8:15am to 8:30am

 

Oct 16

OBSERVER Radio - Antigua

11:10am to 11:40am

Oct 16

Vibz FM - Antigua

5:00pm to 6:00pm

 

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LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, operates a modern fleet of ATR 42 and ATR 72 aircraft across a regional network of 17 destinations.  It is owned by regional shareholders, with the majority being the Governments of Barbados, Antigua & Barbuda and St. Vincent & the Grenadines. More information about LIAT may be found at www.liat.com

 

Anguilla – Antigua – Barbados – Dominica - Grenada - Guadeloupe - Guyana –Martinique – Puerto Rico - St Croix – St Kitts – St Lucia - St Maarten – St Thomas – St Vincent – Tortola – Trinidad

 

MEDIA CONTACT
| Desmond L. Brown | Head of 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:
browndes@liat.com |

 


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