Representatives of LIAT’s management and the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) met on Wednesday 6 November 2013 at LIAT’s headquarters in Antigua to discuss issues relating to the recent industrial action by LIALPA.
The meeting was conducted in a cordial atmosphere with LIALPA’s team led by its Chairman, Captain Carl Burke, while LIAT’s team was led by Mrs. Julie Reifer-Jones, Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
The LIAT Acting CEO welcomed the LIALPA delegation and it was agreed that the meeting would serve as a forum to listen to LIALPA’s concerns and to determine the way forward.
The company’s management acknowledged that there are legitimate concerns on the part of LIALPA and it was agreed that both sides would continue discussions in an effort to address the issues.
LIAT continues to seek to restore normal operations and efforts to get dislocated passengers to their various destinations as quickly as possible are ongoing.
LIAT acknowledges with regret the inconvenience and disruption passengers throughout the region have experienced.