By the Caribbean Journal staff
The Bahamas’ tourism sector has been having a banner year so far in 2018, and it’s getting another lift.
American Airlines has announced plans to launch a new nonstop route between Chicago and Nassau, Caribbean Journal has learned.
The new nonstop flights will launch Dec. 22, operating weekly on Saturdays for the winter season.
The new flights will be operated on Boeing 737-800 aircraft; sales have already launched.
The flights are part of a wider expansion for American in The Bahamas that includes new planned flights to both Eleuthera and Marsh Harbour in Abaco.