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ANTIGUA | LIAT to resume operations with flight to Dominica Nov. 1

ST. JOHNS, Antigua, November 1, 2020 - The restructured regional airline LIAT is expected to return to the skies today, with the first flight since the airline suspended its services between Antigua and Dominica which remains a major shareholder in the airline.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
  • Published in Tourism

ANTIGUA | Browne seeks CDB Loan to purchase LIAT aircraft

ST. JOHNS, Antigua, August 4, 2020 - As Prime Minister Gaston Browne continues to implements his plan to save the regional airline LIAT by reorganizing its finances and making arrangements with its creditors, the government of Antigua and Barbuda has approached the Caribbean Development Bank for a loan to purchase two aircraft to bolster the airline’s fleet.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

CARIBBEAN | CAL to fly between Jamaica, Antigua, Barbados

MONTEGO BAY, July 16, 2020 - Caribbean Airlines will restart flights between Antigua, Barbados and Kingston, Jamaica beginning on July 25. The airline said the service connecting these destinations will fly twice weekly.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Tourism

ANTIGUA | Former B'dos Prime Minister appointed LIAT Chairman

St. John's, January 6, 2020 - Former prime minister of Barbados, Owen Arthur, is to take up the Chairmanship of  the Board of Directors for the regional airline, LIAT. Arthur will replace Barbadian Dr Jean Holder who retired last December.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
  • Published in Tourism

GUYANA | Georgetown will remain on LIAT's schedule after restructuring

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 21, 2019 - Guyana is not expected to pay a huge guaranteed subsidy to the Antigua-headquartered regional airline, LIAT (1974) Limited because a significant number of travellers continue to fly to and from this destination, an airline spokesman said Monday.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Tourism

ANTIGUA | There is an environmerntal cost to development - Browne

ST. JOHNS, Antigua,  April 9, 2019 - Prime Minister Gaston Browne  says the development of Antigua and Barbuda has to come at an environmental cost unapologetic about such as the removal of mangroves to make way for the YIDA resort project on Guiana Island.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
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