Airline info

  • Address: PO Box 819, V C Bird International Airport, Coolidge, St John's, Antigua
  • Contact number: +1 268 480 5601
  • Website:
  • IATA code/ICAO code: LI / LIA

On-time performance and safety record

  • On time performance (2022): No info available
  • Average age of fleet (2023): 6.8 years
  • Major accidents in last 10 years: 1
  • Accidents with fatalities: 0
  • Airlineratings** safety rating: 6/7
  • Covid-19 safety*** rating: No info available
** AIRLINERATINGS SAFETY RATING is based on a comprehensive analysis of crash and pilot related serious incident data combined with audits from the world’s aviation governing body ICAO and leading association, IATA, along with the latest COVID-19 compliance data. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also
*** COVID-19 SAFETY RATING takes into consideration seven factors for each airline: COVID-19 website information and instructions, social distancing on boarding, Flight Attendant personal protection equipment, face masks compulsory, meal service modified, passenger sanitizer kit, deep clean of aircraft. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also

LIAT, formerly known as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services and operating as LIAT, is a regional airline headquartered in Antigua and Barbuda with services to nearby Caribbean islands. On 27 June 2020, the Antiguan prime minister Gaston Browne announced that LIAT would be liquidated following increased debt and the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. On 24 July 2020, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda secured an order for administration for LIAT and named Cleveland Seaforth of BDO as administrator of the company. A limited schedule of flights to some 8 destinations in the Caribbean restarted on November 30, 2020. The fleet is made of ATR 72s and ATR 42s (Photo Wikimedia Commons / Laurent Errera)

  • Name: Liat
  • Date founded: October 20, 1956 (as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services) – October 20, 1974 as Liat
  • IATA code/ICAO code: LI / LIA
  • CEO: Cleveland Seaforth (administrator)
  • Address: PO Box 819, V C Bird International Airport, Coolidge, St John's, Antigua
  • Contact number: +1 268 480 5601
  • Website:
  • Hub: Antigua
  • Focus cities: Barbados
  • Airline alliance: None
  • Frequent flyer programme: None
  • Fleet:

    10 aircraft

    • 5 ATR 72-600 / 68 seats
    • 5 ATR 42-600 / 48 seats
  • Type of carrier: Regional
  • Skytrax* rating: Not rated
  • * SKYTRAX ( is the most prestigious independent rating agency in commercial aviation. Its five stars rating system regarding airline quality has become a status symbol for carriers around the world. Here is what the stars stand for:

    • - 5 STARS: Awarded to airlines achieving a very high, overall quality performance. It recognizes high standards of onboard product together with consistent and excellent standards of staff service across airport and cabin environments
    • - 4 STARS: Awarded to airlines that deliver a good overall quality performance and provide good product standards across different travel cabins
    • - 3 STARS: Awarded to airlines delivering a fair quality performance equating to the industry 'average' of acceptable product and service standards
    • - 2 STARS: Shows airlines delivering a lower total quality performance, in some instances below the industry average across many rating categories
    • - 1 STAR: Represents a poor quality of product delivered across the assessment sectors
  • Checked luggage:

    There is no free baggage allowance: all passengers have to pay 10USD to check-in 1 bag weighing up to 23kg

  • Pre-selection of seat:

    No info available

  • Priority check-in:


  • Fast track at security:

    No info available

  • Access to lounge:


  • Priority boarding:


  • Seat pitch:
    • 30 inches (76cm) on the ATR 72-600 and ATR 42-600
  • Seat width:
    • 17 inches (43cm) on the ATR 72-600 and ATR 42-600
  • USB port and power socket:

    No info available

  • Lie-flat seat:


  • Vanity kit:


  • IFE screen width:

    No individual screens available onboard

  • Wi-fi:


  • Inflight magazine:


  • Onboard kit for kids:


  • Food and beverages:

    Complimentary snacks and drinks on all flights

  • Upgraded meals in Premium Economy: Not available
  • Dine on demand in Business Class: Not available
  • Pets:

    No info available


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