The carrier said Mr. DiLollo also expressed concern about the potential negative impact of the disruptions to its passengers stating “Many families choose this time to travel and have committed hard-earned savings to enjoying this time together. To disappoint them will surely be a serious breach of our unspoken contract with them, a betrayal far deeper than even our legal commitment to provide the promised service.”
“While the Management and the pilots’ Recognised Majority Union –the Trinidad and Tobago Pilot’s Association (TTALPA) have been in communication, Caribbean Airlines is disappointed with the action of the pilots. However, Caribbean Airlines will continue to urge further open and frank discussion in good faith with TTALPA while exploring all options available”, the airline said in a statement.
The airline apologised to its “loyal passengers for all inconvenience caused by these delays and assures that all will be done to minimize the delays.”
Caribbean requests passengers to confirm their flight times with the Flight Status Tool on the website prior to arrival at the airport, to avoid any potential further inconvenience.
News Source understands that a number of flights from Guyana were delayed because of the “sick out” by the pilots. Passengers in New York expressed concern over the situation. Many of them have found themselves stranded.