The Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, says it has successfully concluded a commercial agreement with the state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) to operate flights on the Trinidad and Tobago air bridge.
The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, Friday announced that it would from next week increase its scheduled commercial flights into the territories affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria
Regional airline LIAT is expected to end the year with a loss of US$13.25 million as a result of the impact of extreme weather during this hurricane season.
The Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, on Sunday announced limited operations to several of the hurricane-battered countries, including Dominica and the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
Hurricane Irma will have a negative impact on LIAT of EC$6 million (US$2.2 million) through to the end of the year, chief executive officer Julie Reifer-Jones said on Wednesday.
The Antigua-based regional airline LIAT is advising passengers that due to the impending passage of Hurricane Irma, several destinations will be affected.
Regional carrier LIAT says its passengers can now book tickets which include a LIAT flight along with flights from nine other carriers.
An aviation consultant who wants to see drastic changes made to LIAT to help the regional airline survive and become profitable, is predicting that LIAT will fold in the near future if far-reaching changes are not implemented
LIAT cancels several flights as TS Don approaches
St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves Wednesday publicly disagreed with his Grenadian counterpart Dr Keith Mitchell on the financial problems facing the regional airline, LIAT and again appealed to regional governments to invest in the Antigua-based company.
LIAT has reported losing some $7 million as a result of a recent three-day strike by the airline’s pilots.