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Caribbean: Indefinite LIAT pilot strike ongoing

Pilots at LIAT airline launch indefinite strike June 7; confirm flight reservations

09 Jun 08:24 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/9/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/10/2017, 11:59 PM (America/Antigua). COUNTRY/REGION Antigua and Barbuda, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Grenada, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad and Tobago

Event

Pilots at the airline LIAT launched an indefinite strike on Wednesday, June 7. The strike, which is resulting in flight delays and cancelations, continues as of June 9. Negotiations are underway.

Context

LIAT - Leeward Islands Air Transport - is based out of Antigua and Barbuda and serves many Caribbean airports, including in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Grenada, Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Advice

Individuals are advised to confirm the status of their flights and to contact the airline for further details.

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