LIAT reinstates flights as Danny dissipates

St. John’s, Antigua (CMC) — The regional airline, LIAT, has announced the reinstatement of flights that were cancelled as the region braced for inclement weather conditions steaming from what was then Hurricane Danny.

The airline says flights from Barbados to Dominica and Antigua, flights to St Kitts, St. Maarten and Tortola for Monday, have all be reinstated.

Passengers who are booked to travel on these services have been asked to check-in at least two hours before the scheduled departure time.

On Saturday, the airline said it was forced to cancel flights from Sunday to Tuesday “due to the pending closure of several airports in the LIAT network”.

The airline said as many as 39 flights had been cancelled, affecting travelers going to Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua , St Maarten, St Thomas, Tortola, Dominica, St Kitts-Nevis and other destinations.

On Monday afternoon, Danny was downgraded to a trough of low depression.

The National Hurricane Centre in Miami said the remnants of Danny ware expected to produce two to four inches of rain over the Leeward Islands, the US and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic through Tuesday night.

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