LIAT fires Blackburn
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The regional airline, LIAT, Monday announced that it had terminated its “employment relationship” with Captain Michael Blackburn with immediate effect.
In a statement, the airline gave no reasons why it had severed relations with Blackburn, who is also the Chairman of the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA).
“No further public statements will be issued at this time,” said the brief statement.
Blackburn confirmed to the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that he had received a termination letter from the airline, but was not in a position to discuss it.