LIAT to meet with pilots’ union on Wednesday

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LIAT to meet with pilots’ union on Wednesday

Caribbean airline LIAT said it has held discussions with the pilots’ trade union LIALPA  following the industrial action  on Tuesday which left several passengers stranded throughout the regional network.

Only a limited number of flights were able to operate from Antigua, Barbados and Trinidad.

The company has indicated its willingness to address any legitimate issues and has given a firm commitment that it will  meet with LIALPA on Wednesday, November 6 in an effort to discuss the union’s concerns.

“The company remains hopeful that good sense would prevail and that there will be a resumption of its services early Wednesday,” LIAT said in a press release.

It added: “Customers are reminded to contact the following numbers to reschedule their travel arrangements: 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 sincerely apologizes to affected passengers and the general public for the inconvenience caused as a result of the disruption. Additional information and updates will be provided as soon as possible.”

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  1. It is à big shame of the pilots. Liat is loosing money like hell and being saved by the tax layers. There are many pilots out of a job inn the world and these will be willing to fly at even lower wages.

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