Above: the arrival of the first Silver Airways flight in Abaco (Photo: BIS)
By the Caribbean Journal staff
Silver Airways has officially begun flights between Tampa, Fla. and Marsh Harbour, Abaco in the Bahamas.
The flights, which began over the weekend, include twice-weekly nonstop flights between Tampa and Marsh Harbour on Saturdays and Sundays.
Silver is a major carrier between Florida and the Bahamas, including flights to Marsh Harbour, Treasure Cay, Governor’s Harbour, North Eleuthera, George Town and Bimini.
In a statement, the Bahamian government said the new route offered “ease of travel between Tampa Bay and the Abacos, a premier boating haven in the region, and of course facilitates sport fishermen and leisure travelers for whom Abaco is like home away from home.”
Marsh Harbour debuted a totally revamped airport last year.