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LIAT fires two pilots


LIAT fires two pilots

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ST JOHN’S – LIAT’s chief executive officer David Evans has confirmed that the company recently terminated two pilots accused of “blatantly disregarding instructions from the company’s Flight Operations Department and flying an aircraft to VC Bird International Airport just hours before the recent passage of tropical storm Gonzalo”.

In a media release issed today, Evans said: “This decision to terminate followed a full internal investigation of the incident during which the pilots were represented. The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) has repeatedly called for LIAT’s management to take action against indiscipline and we are doing just that.

“The company is committed to improving its service delivery to the public and will continue to take appropriate action as required from time to time,” he said. (PR)