ST. JOHN, Antigua, 28 August 28 – LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has announced changes to its schedule as it seeks to help the people of Dominica with their recovery plan following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika which has resulted in the closure of the Douglas-Charles Airport and the cancellation of several flights over the last three days.
LIAT will be operating an additional 29 services into Guadeloupe over the next week to facilitate movement into and out of Dominica. Effective 29 August through to 5 September the following changes have been made to the LIAT schedule:
Effective immediately, customers holding a LIAT ticket to/from Dominica will be allowed to change their flight to/from Guadeloupe, Martinique or St Lucia at no charge. It is the responsibility of customers taking this option to ensure they meet the appropriate requirements to enter Guadeloupe, Martinique or St Lucia. It is anticipated that the Guadeloupe to Dominica ferry will restart on Saturday, 29 August. Information can be found at www.express-des-iles.com. Customers will also be responsible for any associated costs for the ferry service to/from Dominica.
To change travel dates or for questions, customers should contact the LIAT Call Centre 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. The Call Centre is open from 07:00 – 22:00, Monday to Saturday and from 07:00 – 18:00 on Sunday and Public Holidays.