Silver Airways is launching twice-weekly non-stop service between Jacksonville and Nassau on May 28.

Silver Airways is launching twice-weekly non-stop service between Jacksonville and Nassau on May 28.

According to the Fort Lauderdale-based regional carrier, the flights will represent the first-ever non-stop service between the two destinations.


Renamed Silver Airways after its Chicago-based owner Victory Park Capital bought assets from the bankrupt Gulfstream International Airlines, Silver Airways adopted a colorful and distinctive new livery when it was re-branded. The photo is courtesy of Silver Airways/SBPR

Renamed Silver Airways after its Chicago-based owner Victory Park Capital bought assets from the bankrupt Gulfstream International Airlines, Silver Airways adopted a colorful and distinctive new livery when it was re-branded. The photo is courtesy of Silver Airways/SBPR

 

Silver Airways’ service on the Jacksonville-Nassau route calls for flight 3M 134 to depart Jacksonville International Airport (IATA code JAX) at 2:41 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 28 and land at Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) at 4:44 p.m.

In the other direction, the flight (which will use the same flight number) will leave NAS at 11:50 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 28 and arrive at JAX at 2:11 p.m.

Silver Airways also recently announced it is starting non-stop service to Nassau from Tampa, Fort Myers and West Palm Beach, starting on Memorial Day weekend.

Regional carrier Silver Airways says it serves more destinations in Florida and operates more intra-Florida scheduled flights than any other airline. The photo is courtesy of Silver Airways/SBPR

Regional carrier Silver Airways says it serves more destinations in Florida and operates more intra-Florida scheduled flights than any other airline. The photo is courtesy of Silver Airways/SBPR

 

To promote its new routes to Nassau, Silver Airways is offering introductory one-way fares via its silverairways.com website through 11:59 pm Eastern Time on March 31, for travel between June 1 and June 29, 2016.

The carrier’s introductory one-way fare (including taxes and fees) between West Palm Beach and Nassau is $69; between Fort Myers and Nassau, $79; between Tampa and Nassau, $99; and between Jacksonville and Nassau, $99.

According to Silver Airways, it offers more flights within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas than any other airline.

The Saab 340Bplus 34-seat turboprop regional airliner is the only aircraft type in the Silver Airways fleet. By 2015 the regional airline had at least 25 of the type in service

The Saab 340Bplus 34-seat turboprop regional airliner is the only aircraft type in the Silver Airways fleet. By early 2016 the regional airline had 22 of the type in service

 

From Jacksonville, Silver Airways currently offers non-stop service to Tampa and Marsh Harbour in the Bahamas, as well as convenient connections to a number of other Florida destinations.

Silver Airways has codeshare partnerships with United Airlines and JetBlue Airways, as well as interline ticketing partnerships with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Bahamasair, Avianca, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Hahn Air and All Nippon Airways.

The regional carrier operates a fleet of 22 34-seat Saab 340Bplus turboprop regional airliners.

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