LIAT issues advisory following airport closure
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – LIAT wishes to advise that all flights to/from Barbados for today, Thursday March 24 have been delayed due to the closure of the Grantley Adams International Airport as a result of strike action by Air Traffic Controllers.
LIAT also regrets to advise that passengers who decide to travel but are unable to complete their journey will not be provided with meals, transportation or hotel accommodation as the situation is beyond LIAT’s control. Passengers with onward connections are advised to contact the respective carriers.
Affected passengers are asked to continue to monitor the LIAT website (www.liat.com); or 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 or by emailing [email protected]
The Call Centre is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday and Public Holidays.
Affected customers who wish to rebook for a later date will be allowed to do so without change fees or fare differences for a period of two weeks from the date of their original scheduled travel. Following the two-week grace period, passengers will be required to pay applicable fare and change fees when re-booking.
LIAT regrets any inconvenience caused as a result of the closure of the Grantley Adams International Airport. (PR)