LIFAA CALLS LIAT’s PUBLIC STATEMENTS UNFORTUNATE AND WANTS MANAGEMENT TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ISSUES PLAGUING THE AIRLINE
(St John’s, Antigua) The Leeward Islands Flight Attendant Association (LIFAA) views the Press Release issued by LIAT’s Management on 25th October 2016 as unfortunate and misleading, where Acting CEO Julie Reifer-Jones maintains that the Company has sufficient crew to operate the current schedule. The Release stated that the Company employs 76 Cabin Crew and that LIAT’s crew sickness levels for 2016 equates to 13%, a pattern that has been in existence for some time. It was also stated that so far this year, LIAT has cancelled 261 flights and delayed a further 564 due to crew sickness.
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