Nothing’s better than a Scenic Approach! Seen here is Liat’s ATR 42-600 on approach and landing at Dominicas Douglas Charles Airport. The Airline operated here on a daily basis from the neighboring islands of Antigua and Barbados.
— The ATR 42-600 is the perfect tool for the replacement of small turboprops and regional jets. Thanks to its smaller capacity and low trip cost, ATR 42-600 is is perfectly suited to opening, developing and sustaining your operations while delivering the best economics.
Range: 969.3 mi
Cruise speed: 345 mph
Wingspan: 81′ 0″
Engine type: Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100
Unit cost: 12,000,000–16,000,000 USD (2008)
— LIAT (1974) Ltd, formerly known as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services and operating as LIAT, was a regional airline headquartered in Antigua and Barbuda that operated high-frequency inter-island scheduled services to 15 destinations in the Caribbean. The airline’s main base was V.C. Bird International Airport, Antigua and Barbuda, with a secondary base at Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados.
– Founded: 20 October 1956 (as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services)
– Commenced operations: 20 October 1974
– Ceased operations: 30 June 2020
– Operating bases:
VC Bird International Airport (St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda)
Grantley Adams International Airport (Bridgetown, Barbados)
– Fleet size: 10
– Destinations: 15
– Headquarters: V.C. Bird International Airport
Saint George Parish, Antigua
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