Tropical Storm forces LIAT to cancel several flights


liat web[] – LIAT has advised that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Bertha, it has been forced to cancel certain flights into and out of Dominica and St. Lucia for today (Friday, August 1).

The affected flights are:


•                     LI 524 – Barbados/St. Lucia/Dominica/Antigua

•                     LI 509 – St. Maarten/Dominica/ St. Vincent

•                     LI 309 – Antigua/St. Lucia/Trinidad

•                     LI 565 – Dominica/St. Lucia/Barbados

•                     LI 776 – Trinidad/St. Lucia/Antigua


The new routings will be as follows:


•                     LI 524 – Barbados/Antigua

•                     LI 509 – St. Maarten/St. Vincent

•                     LI 309 – Antigua/Trinidad

•                     LI 565 – Dominica/Barbados

•                     LI 776 – Trinidad/Antigua


Passengers travelling today are asked to contact 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.palm-trees-motorway_800788i

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.

LIAT says it regrets any inconvenience caused as a result of the passage of the storm. Nothing is more important to us than the safety of our passengers and crew.

Passengers are advised to continue monitoring radio stations and for further updates.






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