LIAT continues to assist Dominica’s recovery after Tropical Storm Erika

785

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, September 04, 2014 – LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has announced further amendments to its schedule as it continues to assist Dominica recover from the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika.

In light of the continued closure of the Douglas-Charles Airport, LIAT is offering flights to Guadeloupe as an alternative for travellers to / from Dominica.

Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, said it will take nearly EC$40 million to restore the airport which was severely damage during the storm.

“The airport has been impacted on heavily. The preliminary estimated cost to bring the airport back to operation would be in the region of EC$39.5 million. That is what will be required to bring the airport back. Every piece of equipment at the airport has been destroyed and therefore every piece of equipment would have to be replaced,” Skerrit said in his 6th nightly national address following the storm.

LIAT offers daily flights to / from Pointe-à-Pitre’s Le Raizet Airport in Guadeloupe; and L’Express Des Isles Ferry Service operates to / from Dominica every day of the week except Tuesday.

 LIAT schedule effective September 06-15, 2015

Flight Dep. Airport Arr. Airport Dep. Time Arr. Time Frequency
LI 581 Antigua (ANU) Guadeloupe (PTP) 06:00 06:30 Daily

 

LI 580 Guadeloupe (PTP) Antigua (ANU) 06:55 07:25 Daily
LI 364 Barbados (BGI) Guadeloupe (PTP) 14:15 15:20 Daily
LI 364 Guadeloupe (PTP) Antigua (ANU) 15:45 16:15 Daily
LI 523 Antigua (ANU) Guadeloupe (PTP) 17:10 17:40 Daily
LI 523 Guadeloupe (PTP) Barbados (BGI) 18:05 19:10 Daily