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Bahamasair, the national flag carrier of the Bahamas, has taken delivery of its first ATR 72-600. The airline placed an order for two ATR 72-600s and three ATR 42-600s at the Paris Air Show in June 2015. Read more
Silver Airways is launching new non-stop service from West Palm Beach to North Eleuthera and Freeport in The Bahamas on November 21. On the same day Silver Airways will begin operating twice-daily round-trips each weekday between Orlando and Tallahassee, and between West Palm Beach and Orlando. Read more
Bahamasair is launching non-stop service on May 1 between Grand Bahama Island and Richmond in Virginia, Louisville in Kentucky, Raleigh-Durham in North Carolina and Baltimore/Washington International Airport in Maryland. Read more
Fort Lauderdale-based Gulfstream International Airlines will deploy all six Saab 340Bplus turboprops on its intra-Florida and Florida-Bahamas routes, replacing smaller, 19-seat Beech 1900D aircraft. Read more
In November, Gulfstream International Airlines is launching daily scheduled service linking Orlando International Airport with Marsh Harbour Airport and linking West Palm Beach International Airport with Grand Bahama Island. Read more
Lighthouses still stand watch throughout the islands of The Bahamas and The Bahamas Lighthouse Preservation Society safeguards three of the world's few remaining kerosene-burning, hand-wound lighthouses. Read more
On a three-hour luncheon cruise from Nassau, I was expecting a tour-boat. But imagine my surprise when I walked out on to the marina dock behind the Poop Deck Yacht Haven restaurant just east of downtown Nassau and found I'd be sailing on the M/Y Equinox, an 81-foot motor yacht. Read more
I'm at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort – also called the Sheraton Cable Beach – on the island of New Providence in the Bahamas. Read more
Billed as the largest single-phase resort development in the history of the Caribbean, the 1,000-acre, $3.4 billion resort, gaming and entertainment complex is slated to open in late 2014 and will include some of the world’s best-known hotel brands. Read more
Subject to receiving final authority from the Bahamas government, Fort Lauderdale-based air taxi operator Locair plans to launch scheduled passenger and cargo services from South Florida and St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport on Tampa Bay to the Out Islands of the Bahamas. Read more
American Eagle Airlines is restarting service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and three destinations in the Bahamas from November 19, after a break of more than 15 years. Read more
Silver Airways is launching twice-weekly non-stop service between Jacksonville and Nassau on May 28. Read more
In extending its bookable flight schedule through November 4, Southwest Airlines has announced it is launching six new U.S. domestic routes and one new international route on August 7. Read more
Silver Airways will apply to the U.S. Department of Transportation to serve most, if not all, of the 10 Cuba destinations approved under the new bilateral agreement between Cuba and the U.S. Meanwhile, its board has begun evaluating a range of strategic growth and investment options for the airline. Read more
Bahamasair has placed a firm order for two ATR 72-600s and three ATR 42-600s, becoming a new ATR customer in the process. Meanwhile, existing ATR customer Air Madagascar has ordered three ATR 72-600s. Read more
JetBlue will initially place its 'B6' flight code on 14 Silver Airways routes within Florida. Later this year, the partnership will expand to include 13 Silver Airways routes from Florida to The Bahamas, subject to the carriers receiving the required government regulatory approvals. Read more
Silver Airways is launching service from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, which serves the Tampa Bay-area beach resorts of St. Petersburg and Clearwater, to both Fort Lauderdale and Key West on March 12. Read more
Nearly 250 of the regional jets operated on the American Eagle network ‒ into which the US Airways Express regional network will be absorbed as the US Airways name gradually disappears ‒ will have in-flight wireless Internet service installed by 2016. Read more
From November 6, Silver Airways will increase its intra-Florida schedule to more than 560 weekly flights linking 10 Florida cities, the regional airline operating on 15 different non-stop routes within the state. Read more