Regional airline LIAT on Saturday announced that it would shortly commence scheduled services to and from the Ogle International Airport in Guyana.
Effective Monday July 22, LIAT will operate a daily flight from Barbados to Ogle with a daily return service.
Flight LI 521 will depart the Grantley Adams International Airport at 12:30 pm daily, arriving at Ogle at 2:20 pm. The return service, LI 512 will leave Ogle at 3:00 pm, arriving in Barbados at 4:50 pm.
Meanwhile, LIAT will shortly introduce a late night and early morning departure to/from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana. LI 773 will depart the Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados at 8:00 pm daily arriving at the Cheddi Jagan International at 10:00 pm. LI 774 will depart Cheddi Jagan International at 5:00 am daily, arriving in Barbados at 7:00 am.
When making a reservation for travel to Guyana, customers are advised to be aware that OGL represents the Ogle International Airport and GEO the Cheddi Jagan International Airport.
The closer proximity of the Ogle International Airport to the Guyana capital, Georgetown, is expected to give LIAT a competitive advantage since flying into Ogle would mean Reduced Flying Time and an annual fuel reduction for the airline.