LIAT continues to cancel flights
As industrial action in Grenada continues, more flights are cancelled and rerouted.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Thursday July 28, 2011 – LIAT has given notice of more cancellations today as strike action by its employees in Grenada continues into a third day.
Changes to today’s flight schedule will see LI303, LI304 and LI760/761 cancelled; LI 754 retimed to depart Trinidad at 6:15 am and operate non-stop to Barbados; LI727 will operate non-stop from Barbados to Trinidad; and LI726 will operate non-stop from Trinidad to Barbados.
The airline said that the LI787 and LI372 services will operate as scheduled.
LIAT’s services in and out of Grenada have been affected ever since workers went on a go slow on Tuesday, protesting protesting the company's failure to pay outstanding monies owed since 1983.
The airline has told customers affected by the disruptions who wish to rebook for a later date that they will be allowed to do so without charge for a period of one week from the date of their scheduled travel.
Following the one-week grace period, passengers will be required to pay applicable fare and change fees when re-booking.
Grenada’s Labour Minister Glynis Roberts is seeking a meeting today with LIAT’s management and the Technical and Allied Workers Union, which represents the striking workers, to try to bring the impasse to an end.