ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, November 05th, 2013 – LIAT wishes to advise its passengers that due to action taken by its airline pilots’ trade union LIALPA, pilots who were scheduled to fly this morning, Tuesday, November 5, 2013, have not reported for duty.
The company has not been provided with the required notification of industrial action as required under its agreement with the pilots.
As a result of the action, some of the company’s morning flights have been disrupted. This is also likely to affect service for the remainder of the day.
Customers affected by the disruptions who wish to re-book will be allowed to do so without charge for a period of one week from the date of their originally scheduled travel.
Following the one-week grace period, passengers will be required to pay applicable fare and change fees when re-booking. Passengers who are unable to travel as planned due to the work stoppage, will be issued a full credit for future travel at their request. Terms and conditions apply.
When services resume, affected passengers are advised to contact LIAT Reservations to re-book before proceeding to the airport.
LIAT also wishes to advise that passengers who decide to travel but are unable to complete their journey due to the disruption, will not be provided with meals, transportation, hotel accommodation, etc. Passengers with onward connections are advised to contact their respective carriers.
For further information passengers are advised to contact: - from Antigua - 1-268-480-5582; toll free from the rest of the Caribbean - 1-888-844-5428 and from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands - 1-866-549-5428.
LIAT sincerely apologizes to affected passengers and the general public for any inconvenience caused as a result of the action by its pilots.
Additional information and updates will be provided as soon as possible.
This article was posted in its entirety as received by SKNVibes.com. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of SKNVibes.com, its sponsors or advertisers