The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda announced over the weekend that the regional carrier LIAT Ltd. Airlines will likely face liquidation in 2020. 0. 0. 3 minute read; Advertisement: Yesterday, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda announced that Caribbean airline LIAT would be liquidated following a series of unsuccessful months due to COVID-19. In an interview with a local Antiguan radio station, Prime Minister Gaston Browne shared that there will be a meeting of all LIAT shareholders in the coming weeks to discuss the […] The local Opposition parties and other civil society actors appear to be unable to walk and chew gum… “You would […] Updated: 5 Dec 2020 - 01:51PM ... Financially-troubled regional carrier LIAT, on Saturday, said it was “forced” to suspend services to two of its former shareholder destinations, five days after restringing to scheduled commercial flights for the first time since March. In this regard, Director General, Egbert Field, told this publication that the GCAA will be writing to LIAT to query on their operations in Guyana so that a swift decision can be made. The regional carrier attempted to resume flights to SVG earlier this month, but had to suspend services pending several administrative issues that needed to be addressed. LIAT 1974 Ltd in Administration will begin operations soon in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), having complied with requirements laid out by local airport authorities. Antigua and Barbuda’s Foreign Affairs Minister, EP Chet Greene, has welcomed the return of Antigua-based carrier LIAT to Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines, after both countries restricted the airline for a few weeks. Despite plans by regional airline LIAT to return to the skies from November 1, it is still to give notice to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authorities (GCAA) The carrier operated its first daily flight from Antigua to Dominica on Nov. 1. Failed LIAT To Be Reborn As LIAT 2020 Ltd (Antigua 'not prepared to give up') News Admin — July 3, 2020 add comment Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne is not prepared to give up just yet on the financially burdened airline LIAT, even as other shareholder governments have already voted in favour of its liquidation. Caribbean News Service (CNS) — LIAT’s major shareholders have reached an agreement, which Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne said could see the airline flying again “in 60 to 90 days.” The shareholder, which also includes the governments of Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica, met virtually late on Monday for Browne […] Since the public and contentious relaunch of LIAT 2020 Barbadians down millions are none the wiser the current state of the deal. LIAT has suspended ALL FLIGHTS into and out of to the following territories: Dominica Guyana Trinidad Martinique Guadeloupe St. Maarten Grenada Tortola, B.V.I St. Lucia St. Kitts TRAVEL RESTRICTION TO SAN JUAN AND ST. THOMAS LIAT will suspend ALL commercial flights into and out of US territories from 28th March 2020 until further notice. June 28, 2020; 174 shares 174. After being shuttered for months, regional Caribbean carrier LIAT has returned to flying. Jul 29, 2020 News Officials at the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have indicated that they have no knowledge of LIAT’s operational status here in Guyana. LIAT restored commercial passenger flights across the region late last month, but announced early in December that services to Barbados […] The fundamental problem for Liat and all current or future inter-regional airlines are a combination of the new taxes: the airport development fee,.Concourse fee,. security fee , in-transit fees , and soon to be added a carbon tax and the ridiculous VAT added on by some countries to the fares i.e. The Caribbean airline LIAT formally known as Leeward Islands Air Transport is on the brink of liquidation, according to Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne The Prime Minister said in Barbados Today there will be a meeting of all shareholders shortly to discuss collapsing LIAT and a new entity will be formed. Barbadian taxpayers have for years acted as lender of last resort for LIAT 1974 Ltd.