LIAT Airline will resume commercial flights on November 30 after an eight month shutdown of operations dur to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Flights will be limited to a number of regional destinations including Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Kitts and StVincent.
There will be five flights weekly, the airline stated in a press release issued from shareholder country Antigua and Barbuda.
The airline is also owned by the government of Dominica.
LIAT stated, “The airline has completed all the training and regulatory requirements for the territories for the November 30 start. Also, several new procedures have been implemented to ensure the safety of staff and passengers as well as reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19. These include the mandatory wearing of masks at check-in and onboard, enhancement in its cleaning and sanitisation protocols and new boarding procedures.”
The airline added it will soon include other destinations in its list. Passengers will be able to book flights via the LIAT website www.liat.com or the Reservations Call Centre. The airline has also published its policy for persons who will want to utilise their credits to book flights during the new limited schedule.
However, passengers seeking refunds will have to await the outcome of the Administration process. The Administrator is Cleveland Seaforth of Antigua and Barbuda. The airline is headquartered in Antigua & Barbuda.