Tropical storm forces cancellation of some LIAT flights

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia

second ATR 72-600 aircraft arrived in Antigua at 2:45 PM, Monday, July 8,2013.

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – LIAT wishes to advise that due to the passage of Tropical Storm Chantal the Melville Hall Airport in Dominica has been closed for the remainder of today, Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

As a result, the following flights are now cancelled for today:

·         LI 364 – Barbados/Dominica/Antigua

·         LI 509 – St. Maarten/Dominica/St. Lucia

·         LI 563 – Antigua/Dominica/Barbados

·         LI 565 – San Juan/Dominica/Barbados

·         LI 524 – Barbados/Dominica/Guadeloupe

LI 370 – Barbados/St. Lucia/ Martinique and LI 371 – Martinique/Barbados are also cancelled for today.

Passengers travelling today are asked to check the LIAT website, the LIAT Facebook Page, their local LIAT office, or to call the LIAT Call Centre from Antigua – 1-268-480-5582; toll free from the rest of the Caribbean – 1-888-844-5428 and from Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands – 1-866-549-5428 for information on the status of their flights.

Customers affected by the disruptions who wish to rebook for a later date will be allowed to do so without change fees or fare differences for a period of one week from the date of their original scheduled travel. Following the one-week grace period, passengers will be required to pay applicable fare and change fees when re-booking.

LIAT also wishes to advise that passengers who decide to travel but are unable to complete their journey due to disruption caused by weather conditions, will not be provided with meals, transportation, hotel accommodation etc. Passengers with onward connections are advised to contact the respective carriers.