Antiguan prime minister, Gaston Browne, has wanted LIAT will be liquidated following years of financial losses. The regional airline is expected to be replaced by a new, “leaner” carrier.
With its fleet of 101 aircraft, Europe’s eleventh-largest airline group is flying to almost 70 destinations this winter season and through cooperation with a total of 52 partner airlines, the number rises to over 250 destinations in Europe, America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Caribbean airline, Liat, has appointed Mr. David Evans as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Mr. Evans, a British national, is a results driven executive with more than 35 years of experience in senior roles within the aviation industry. David Evans
Jean Holder, chairman of Caribbean airline LIAT, has tendered resigned from his post during a troubled time for the carrier. However, he confirmed he will remain in place until officials in the Barbados government are able to find a replacement.