LIAT starting Ogle flights

Regional airline LIAT will begin daily scheduled flights from Grantley Adams Internation-al, Barbados to Ogle International Airport in Guyana.

“Effective Monday July 22, LIAT will operate a daily flight from Barbados to Ogle with a daily return service,” the airline announced yesterday in a press release.

The release said that Flight LI 521 will depart Grantley Adams at 12:30 pm daily, arriving at Ogle at 2:20 pm. The return service, LI 512 will leave Ogle at 3:00 pm, arriving in Barbados at 4:50 pm, it said.

LIAT added that it will shortly introduce a late night and early morning departure to/from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport. “LI 773 will depart the Grantley Adams Inter-national Airport in Barbados at 8:00 pm daily arriving at the Cheddi Jagan International at 10:00 pm. LI 774 will depart Cheddi Jagan International at 5:00 am daily, arriving in Barbados at 7:00 am,” the press release said.

The release added that when making a reservation for travel to Guyana, customers are advised to be aware that OGL represents the Ogle International Airport and GEO the Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

“The closer proximity of the Ogle International Airport to the Guyana capital, Georgetown, is expected to give LIAT a competitive advantage since flying into Ogle would mean Reduced Flying Time and an annual fuel reduction for the airline,” LIAT also said.

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