bahamas fly
A beach in Great Exuma.
News

It’s Easier Than Ever to Fly to The Bahamas

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - June 15, 2021

The Bahamas has seen the beginnings of a tourism boom since easing its tourism requirements for vaccinated travelers — waiving pre-testing requirements for the fully vaccinated.

And that’s in large part thanks to a wave of airlift now available to the destination, from major hubs across the United States. 

“Travelers have been daydreaming of a vacation in The Bahamas for nearly a year and half, and we’re so thrilled there are so many nonstop and one-stop flight options to make a Bahamian escape a reality,” said Bahamas Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar.

That includes a multitude of options to Nassau, from flights on American Airlines from cities like Chicago, Charlotte, Washington, DC , Dallas, New York, Miami, Philadelphia and Austin to routes from New York City on carriers like Delta, JetBlue and United. 

bahamas fly
The Cove, Atlantis.

That’s along with an increasing network of flights to the Out Islands of The Bahamas: American Airlines is now operating flights from Miami and Charlotte all summer long to Grand Bahama, Eleuthera, Exuma and Abaco; American is also operating flights from Chicago to Exuma, Abaco and Eleuthera; and Delta is running daily flights from Atlanta to both Eleuthera and Exuma. 

Silver Airways also runs a network of flights from Fort Lauderdale to The Bahamas, servicing Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma, Bimini and Nassau. 

And the country’s national flag carrier, Bahamasair, operates flights to Nassau from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, West Palm Beach and Orlando. 

Later this month, another new route will launch to Nassau, with Frontier Airlines’ first-ever Bahamian service out of Miami. 

bahamas fly
The pool at Graycliff in Nassau.

That flight will operate from Miami to Nassau four times each week, with service on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. 

Later this month, The Bahamas will seen the return of Canadian travel, with flights from Toronto to Nassau on Sunwing scheduled to begin on June 27. 

bahamas fly
Lighthouse Beach on Eleuthera in The Bahamas.

And later this year, Southwest Airlines will relaunch its daily flights from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau, with a relaunch set for Oct. 7. 

For more on how to visit The Bahamas, see here

– CJ

Popular Posts cape santa maria

The Best Caribbean Beach Resort You’ve Never Heard of 

There’s a boat just offshore called “Escape.”  It’s bobbing in some of the most brilliant, dynamic turquoise water I’ve ever seen, a few meters from a stretch of sand so bright and so white you have to squint to look […]


Marriott Is Opening Its New St Regis Resort In Aruba 

aruba st regis inside the restaurant with chairs

It was more than a decade ago that Marriott opened its first-ever Ritz-Carlton resort in the Dutch Caribbean: the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, which at the time was the island’s first true five-star resort.  Fast forward to 2024, and Marriott is set […]


From All-Inclusive Resorts to Beaches, Travelers Are Falling in Love With Antigua and Barbuda

antigua barbuda frontier airlines the peninsula with sand

The plunge-pool villas at Hammock Cove. The historic streets of Nelson’s Dockyard. Pool days at Sheer Rocks. Unforgettable honeymoons. Vibrant meals of pepperpot and fungee. Beach bar hopping on the south coast. Endless serenity in Barbuda.  Travelers keep flocking to […]


Related Posts st kitts nevis grill fest

Why Foodies Need to Visit St Kitts Next Month 

Cooking competitions, wine tastings and even a Grill Fest. If you’re a foodie, one Caribbean destination has to be on your radar next month: the island of St Kitts.  The Eastern Caribbean destination kicks off its beloved St Kitts and […]


Tradewind Aviation Just Launched Sales for Its New Bahamas Flights 

caribbean tiny real estate

Luxury airline Tradewind Aviation has launched sales for its highly-anticipated new routes to The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Dec. 19, Tradewind will launch nonstop flights from Palm Beach to both Marsh Harbour and North Eleuthera in The Bahamas.  […]


The Is the Best Palladium Resort in the Caribbean, According to Travel Agents 

palladium best

Palladium Hotel Group has rolled out some of the most modern, game-changing all-inclusives in the region.  But when it comes to Caribbean specialists’ best Palladium resort to pitch to clients, the consensus of more than 100 advisors polled said their favorite is an […]


SUBSCRIBE!

Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.


No. Thank You