LIAT cancels several flights due to pilots’ strike

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia

In the wake of a strike by LIAT’s pilots, the airline has  announced Tuesday afternoon that due to  action taken  by its airline pilots’ trade union LIALPA, the following flights have now been cancelled:

LI 361 – Antigua-Guadeloupe-Dominica-Barbados-St. Vincent
LI 760 – St. Vincent-Barbados

LI 727 – Barbados-Grenada-Trinidad

  • LI 726 – Trinidad-St. Vincent-Barbados
  • LI 512 – Guyana-Barbados-Antigua
  • LI 312 – Antigua-St. Maarten- St. Croix
  • LI 317 – St. Croix-St. Maarten-St. Kitts-Antigua
  • LI 310 – Antigua-St. Maarten-Tortola
  • LI 315 – Tortola-St. Maarten-Nevis-Antigua

Customers affected by the disruptions who wish to re-book will be allowed to do so without charge for a period of one week from the date of their originally scheduled travel. Affected passengers are advised to contact LIAT Reservations to re-book before proceeding to the airport.

Passengers with onward connections are advised to contact their respective carriers.

For further information passengers are advised to contact: – from Antigua – 1-268-480-5582; toll free from the rest of the Caribbean – 1-888-844-5428 and from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands – 1-866-549-5428.

LIAT says sincerely apologizes to affected passengers and the general public for any inconvenience caused as a result of the action by its pilots. The airline has said that LIALPA called the pilots off the job in violation of an agreement.

Additional information and updates will be provided as soon as possible.