LIAT jobs coming to Barbados

Regional carrier LIAT is moving more of its commercial operations from Antigua to Barbados.

Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy says scheduling and revenue management departments are joining marketing and customer service that are already
based here.

“We would have another seven staff members in addition to the 12 who are here; so by and large the commercial aspect of the operation will be here. So we’ll look to see what we can do to strengthen the work of LIAT,” the minister told the House of Assembly yesterday.

Barbados is one of four major shareholders in LIAT, the others being St Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda and Dominica.

6 Responses to LIAT jobs coming to Barbados

  1. Rawle Spooner
    Rawle Spooner November 20, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    Well since Barbados taxpayers subsidize this bottomless money pit more than any other island we should control most if not all of its operations and jobs.

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  2. Sherrie Bumbray
    Sherrie Bumbray November 20, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    I wish Redjet was coming to Barbados.

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  3. Rawle Spooner
    Rawle Spooner November 20, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    Redjet was too much competition for this bottomless money pit LIAT.

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  4. Michael Hinds
    Michael Hinds November 20, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Home drum should beat first.

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  5. Bandele Serrano
    Bandele Serrano November 20, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    about time…long overdue

    Reply

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