Travel Advisory #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FLIGHTS DISRUPTIONS DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA, June 7, 2017
– LIAT regrets to advise our passengers that industrial action has been taken today by the members of the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA). In the ongoing negotiations for higher wages, which includes the operation of the ATR aircraft, the pilots have taken action to refuse to fly the ATR 72 aircraft until agreement is reached. As a consequence of this action we have not been able to operate flights scheduled with ATR 72 aircraft at this time. These actions have already resulted in a number of delays and cancellations. The following flights have been cancelled: LI 560 from St. Vincent to Barbados LI 300 from Barbados to Tortola LI 301 from Tortola to Barbados LI 512 from Antigua/St. Kitts/Tortola We strongly advise our passengers to contact LIAT's Call Centre for rebooking or advice on travel. Reservations 1-888-844-LIAT (5428) Toll Free from most destinations within the Caribbean Region 1-866 549-5428 Calling from The United States 480 5582 for customers calling from Antigua Call Antigua 1-268-480-5601/2 from Other Countries 1-246 434 5428 from Barbados A further advisory will be given at 10:30 a.m.