Regional Airline LIAT has announced that it is taking precautions against Tropical Storm Dorian that is threatening a number of Caribbean countries.
The airline has announced that it has been forced to cancel a number of flights across the region in wake of the storm.
Flights from Guyana to Barbados and from Barbados to Guyana have been affected. LIAT operates two daily flights between the two countries.
The airline said affected passengers have up until Wednesday to rebook their flights. All change fees and fare differences will be waived.
Affected passengers are also being asked to contact the LIAT call centre for further details.
Please note that the following flights have been cancelled for Monday 26th August 2019:
LI 303 from Dominica to Barbados
LI 371 from St. Vincent to Barbados
LI 521 from Antigua to Barbados
LI 521 from Barbados to Ogle, Guyana
LI 338 from Grenada to Barbados
LI 364 from Barbados to Dominica
LI 364 from Dominica to Antigua
LI 755 from Barbados to St. Vincent
LI 756 from St. Vincent to St. Lucia
LI 756 from St. Lucia to Barbados
LI 727 from Barbados to Grenada
LI 772 from Grenada to Barbados
LI 512 from Ogle, Guyana to Barbados
LI 512 from Barbados to Antigua (LI 512 direct from Ogle to Antigua is also cancelled)
LI 726 from St. Vincent to Barbados
LI 335 from Barbados to Trinidad
LI 336 from Trinidad to Barbados
LI 368 from Barbados to St. Lucia
LI 369 from St. Lucia to Barbados
LI 737 from Barbados to St. Vincent
LI 393 from Barbados to Ogle, Guyana
LI 769 from Barbados to St. Vincent
LI 770 from St. Vincent to Barbados
LI 309 from Antigua to St. Lucia
LI 309 from St. Lucia to Trinidad
LI 523 from Antigua to Barbados
LI 523 from Barbados to Grenada (LI 523 will operate direct from Antigua to Grenada)
Passengers will be allowed to rebook their flights between 25th August – 28th August 2019. Affected passengers will have all change fees and fare differences waived for travel within the specified rebooking period.
We strongly advise our passengers to contact LIAT’s Call Centre for rebooking at their earliest convenience:
To call toll free from destinations within the Caribbean 1-888-844-LIAT (5428)
For those calling Antigua from other countries 1-268-480-5601/2
For those calling within Antigua please telephone 480-5582
For those calling from Barbados 1-246 434 5428
Passengers who decide to travel but are unable to complete their journey due to disruption caused by weather conditions, will not be provided with meals, transportation, hotel accommodation etc. Passengers with onward connections are advised to contact the respective regional and international carriers.
LIAT will continue to operate its normal flight schedule in the unaffected territories in the network.
LIAT regrets any inconvenience caused by these cancellations as a result of the passage of the impending tropical storm.
The next advisory will be given at 5:00 p.m. on Monday 26th August, 2019.