News Americas, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Fri. June 15, 2012: Based on currently available information, LIAT estimates that insured losses from the June 10, 2012 fire at its hangar at the V.C. Bird International Airport will be approximately EC$35 million.
The losses include one of the Company’s Dash 8–300 aircraft (V2 LGH), a hangar and two office buildings which were all destroyed during the fire. The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained. There were, however, no reports of injury or loss of life.
LIAT added that it continues to maintain normal operations throughout its network.