Fiona Disrupts LIAT Schedules

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, 31st August 2010 – LIAT wishes to advise its passengers of the possibility of further disruptions to its services as a result of the impending passage of Tropical Storm Fiona through the Leeward Islands later today and tomorrow.

All passengers with confirmed bookings for travel to Antigua, St. Kitts, Nevis, St Maarten, the US and British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Santo Domingo and San Juan on Wednesday September 1, 2010 should 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 US Virgin Islands – 1-866-549-5428; or their local LIAT office.

Additionally, passengers with evening reservations for Tuesday 31st August to fly to Antigua, St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Maarten, the US and British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Santo Domingo and San Juan are urged to contact their local LIAT office to enquire as to the status of those flights as it is possible that airport closures and stormy weather could force the airline to reschedule, cancel, or re-route flights into those countries later this evening.

Passengers are also advised to continue monitoring radio stations for further updates.

LIAT wishes to advise that the company is making every effort to ensure the earliest possible resumption of flights for persons displaced by the storms. However, there are likely to be some disruptions to today’s schedule as efforts are made to reposition passengers back to their planned destinations.

The Company will issue its second Advisory on TS Fiona at 4.30pm today.

LIAT wishes to advise that passengers who decide to travel but are unable to complete their journey due to disruption caused by weather conditions, will not be provided with meals, transportation, hotel accommodation etc. Passengers with onward connections are advised to contact the respective carriers.

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