ST. JOHN’S ANTIGUA, April 29, 2019 – LIAT, The Caribbean Airline continues to fly,
connecting travellers across the region. This reassurance comes from Chief Executive
Officer, Mrs. Julie Reifer-Jones.
Mrs. Reifer-Jones confirmed that despite the challenges facing the airline, it continues
operating its daily flight schedule. The CEO noted that the airline is committed to
connecting the region and operated all its flights over the peak Easter season with an on-
time performance of 80%. She stated that the company was looking forward to a good
summer period with many festivals and events taking place across the region.
The CEO also noted that there are ongoing discussions with Governments across the LIAT
network about the need for all the territories served by LIAT to contribute through a
Minimum Revenue Guarantee Model. She noted that the pace of these discussions has
been slower than anticipated but the company remains optimistic that the discussions will be concluded shortly.
Mrs. Reifer Jones also noted that the company continues to update its restructuring plan
so that LIAT can evolve into a more efficient and sustainable company serving the region.
She reiterated the company’s commitment to the region and stated that the improved On-
Time Performance and Customer Service provided evidence of the changes taking place in
the company at this time.
The company’s Board of Directors as well as Shareholders will meet in back to back
meetings this week in Antigua to review the proposed measures for taking the airline
LIAT currently operates 491 flights weekly across its network of 15 destinations.