LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, is today celebrating 63 years of service flying across the Caribbean.
Chief Executive Officer, Julie Reifer-Jones expressed her gratitude to the passengers across the region who continue supporting the airline. She noted that even with the challenges faced by the airline, the region continues to support LIAT as it provides the critical service of connecting the Caribbean.
“As we celebrate another year, I must thank our customers, partners and stakeholders whose continued support and understanding has kept the airline flying. This year has presented its own challenges but LIAT remains resilient to fulfil its mandate to connect the Caribbean.” she acknowledged.
Mrs. Reifer-Jones added that the airline has continued to make strides in its on-time performance and customer service as it moves to improve its services. These improvements were being recognized across the region as the airline moves to set itself on a sustainable footing.
The CEO, in her letter to the employees, thanked them for their hard work and their representation of the LIAT brand. She stated “LIAT is not only the name on the tail of our aircraft but it is the experience that connects our region and provides connectivity to so many whether for business or pleasure. You make that experience happen.”
LIAT was founded in Montserrat in October 1956 by Kittian-born Sir Frank Delisle. The airline, whose headquarters is located in Antigua, operates 491 weekly flights to 15 destinations from Puerto Rico in the north to Guyana in the south.