Leeward Islands Air Transport, LIAT, flies to destinations across the Caribbean, based out of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, and out of Trinidad and Tobago.
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One piece of carry-on is allowed on LIAT flights, with a maximum weigh of 7kg/15lbs. In order to fit under the seat in front you, maximum allowed size is 24x14x8 inches.
You'll also be allowed to bring one personal item such as a purse or briefcase.+ Show Full Policy
LIAT passengers will be allowed one piece of cabin baggage at a maximum weight of 15 lbs.(7 kgs.) and maximum overall dimensions of 21 inches x 14 inches x 8 inches. These dimensions include wheels, all pockets and handles.
The following additional items may be carried free of charge:
A lady's handbag, pocketbook or purse, i.e. which is appropriate to normal travelling dress and is not being used as a container for the transportation of articles which should otherwise be regarded as baggage.
A gentleman’s small attaché case/ brief case or laptop with case (case no larger than required to carry a single laptop.)
An overcoat, wrap or blanket
A child's push chair
An umbrella or walking stick
A small camera and/or a pair of binoculars
A reasonable amount of reading matter for the flight
Infant's food for in-flight consumption and infant's carry basket
A fully collapsible wheelchair and/or crutches, and/or braces or other prosthetic device for the use by a physically challenged passenger. Certain items such as, infant carrying baskets or carrycots, wheelchairs and walking aids other than sticks or crutches must be labelled and stowed in the checked baggage compartment.
One free checked bag is allowed, weighing no more than 23kg/50lbs.+ Show Full Policy
With effect from 01 December, 2008 the free baggage allowance for all LIAT services will be one piece at a maximum of 50 lbs (23 kgs.) per adult or child passenger. The maximum overall size per piece will be 62 inches (157 cms).
Embargoes - busy periods
In addition to the foregoing, LIAT places additional limitations on checked baggage at specific times of the year as well as travel at certain times to/from specific markets and this is referred to as an embargo. During embargo periods only a maximum of two checked bags will be accepted. Additional bags may be accepted only at the station manager's discretion.
System-wide Embargo periods are:
December 01 to January 15
July 01 to September 10
Information on embargoes which are market specific will be circulated at least one month in advance of the effective date.
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If you're planning on carrying excess baggage, check to confirm that you are not flying during LIAT's Baggage Embargo periods, where excess baggage could be limited and not taken on board (usually during holiday periods).
If your bag exceeds the allowed weight of 50 lbs, you'll be charged $40 for the privilege. Maximum weight for a single bag is 70lbs (32kg), after which you'll be asked to repack into 2 bags.
Additional bags below 50lbs/23kg are charged between $60-70, depending on the destination. If your extra bags are overweight, an additional $20 is charged per bag.+ Show Full Policy
LIAT will not accept as checked baggage any one piece weighing more than 70lbs (32 kgs.) or measuring in excess of 115 inches (292 cm.)
Extra pieces of baggage (that is pieces in excess of the above allowance) will be subject to excess baggage charges and will only be accepted on a space available (standby) basis. Perishable items will not be accepted as standby baggage.
The following are the charges and fees to be applied to overweight, oversized.
ALL EXCESS BAGS WILL BE TAGGED AS STANDBY
Baggage taken on a standby basis will be accepted with the understanding that LIAT is not liable for delays in the transportation of the baggage to its destination. Also LIAT will not accept responsibility for the customs clearance and/or the ground transportation cost incurred by passengers for the collection of stand by baggage.
EXCESS BAGGAGE CHARGES
The following are the charges and fees to be applied to excess baggage.
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