Antigua and Barbuda To Resist Any Collapse of Liat

Discussions on the impending meetings of LIAT’s Shareholders and of LIAT’s Directors, scheduled for Barbados on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 have been looked at by the Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda.The Cabinet again reiterated the importance of the regional carrier to regional integration, connecting people and goods and services. The Cabinet pledged to resist any collapse of LIAT and any move to re-create its replacement. The administration is especially interested in saving the jobs of the 700 workers here in Antigua, and their need for stability and certainty. All will be done to safeguard employment. The strategic approach which will be taken by the team consisting of the P.M., Minister Yearwood, and Minister Weston, will head for Barbados next Tuesday; and the Cabinet was unanimous in the approach to be taken.