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Shareholders, Directors and Defacto Directors Should Pay LIAT (1974) Ltd Debts

Submitted by Jolly Green LIAT has been traded for many years while making massive losses, and those losses were compounded by the gigantic taxes lodged against local air travel by the shareholder governments, despite many warnings about the excessiveness of those taxes. But each time LIAT got into financial difficulties, the shareholder governments put money in to make up the

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Adrian Loveridge Column – Covid 19 and LIAT

It would appear that our citizens and residents will first have the option of travelling within the Caribbean, as and when Coronavirus restrictions are lifted. As we are now in the traditional prolonged softer summer season, it also appears to be more logical that our tourism planners and policymakers will focus, at least part of their efforts on promoting this

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LIAT Appoints New Board Of Directors

Submitted by Bimjim January 9, 2020 LIAT announces the appointment of a new Board of Directors and the election of the Right Honourable Professor Owen S. Arthur as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Following the Company’s Annual General Meeting held in Antigua on Monday 16th December 2019, a new Board of Directors was elected, and the Right Honourable

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Is Russian Roulette Being Played with Public Safety?

Submitted by Bajan Savage The following email was circulated to some very important people in the region regarding the declining state of airline management in the region. Minister Kerri Symmonds with responsibility for aviation matters in  Barbados was not omitted from the circulation. In the interest of public safety for crissakes let us get our act together. David, blogmaster  

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Important Message for CEO of LIAT – It is Christmas for Crissakes!!!

Submitted by Hotelier Adrian Loveridge ———- Original Message ———- From: andrew oneill <xxxxxxxxxx@hotmail.com> To: “xxxxxxxsxs@caribsurf.com” Date: December 23, 2019 at 8:57 AM Subject: Liat problem My Loveridge, dear sir I am a huge fan of your column.  I recently had a problem with Liat and am not sure what to do. My mother in law in visiting for Ukraine she

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Who is LIAT Majority Shareholder_ Antigua or Barbados

Submitted as a comment to Adrian Loveridge Column – Keep Working it blog by Artax. It seems as though talks between the governments of Barbados and Antigua & Barbuda relative to the sale Barbados’ shares in LIAT have recommenced. https://barbadostoday.bb/2019/12/13/antiguan-pm-reports-movement-in-liat-share-talks/ After all the “back and forth,” … and the government of Antigua securing a US$15.8M loan from the Venezuela ALBA

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Antigua, LIAT and Pie in the Sky

I recently questioned the charging of US$70 of the October 2018 imposed ‘Airline Travel and Tourism Development Fee’ on a LIAT return ticket from Barbados to St. Maarten. This was in addition to the already existing US$27.50 departure tax. LIAT kindly responded by stating the “Airline Travel and Tourism Development Fee is US$35 for CARICOM and US$70 for other destinations.

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Is Antigua Based Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority Threat to Airline Industry?

After trying to avoid the subject intentionally for many years, is it now the time to focus all our attention that any change in the proposed majority beneficial ownership in LIAT (1974) Ltd could bring? Following a whole pile of forays into competing with LIAT over the past couple of decades, which included Carib Express, RedJet, Caribbean Star and Sun,

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