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Redjet no ‘threat’ to LIAT


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Redjet no ‘threat’ to LIAT

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REDJET’S BOSS IAN BURNS has extended an invitation of partnership to LIAT, insisting that his airline is not interested in “stealing passengers”.
The CEO of the Barbados-based airline, whose company provides service to Trinidad, Guyana, and Jamaica, and is preparing to launch flights between Guyana and Antigua on Saturday, told the DAILY NATION yesterday that he had already made a formal approach to the LIAT head honcho.
“I have spoken with Brian Challenger, the CEO of LIAT, and I have written to him, so I’m awaiting a response,” he reported, although declining to say how long he had been waiting for a reply.
Speaking ahead of REDjet’s inaugural Barbados-Jamaica flight yesterday, Burns said he believed his carrier was “very complementary” to the Antigua-based LIAT. (DP)
 
Above, Parliamentary Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Harry Husbands (left), greets Jamaica’s Minister of Transport and Works Mike Henry (right) on arrival at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday, as REDjet CEO Ian Burns (centre) stands by. (G-Man Digital Imaging)

Full story in today’s DAILY NATION.
 

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