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Ministry of Social Services and Bahamasair provide “Day Away to Exuma” treat for youngsters residing at Social Services Children’s Homes

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Bahamasair along with the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development provided youngsters of the Ministry’s Homes for Children with a special “Day Away to Exuma” treat on Monday, December 26, 2022. The children were accompanied by Minister of Social Services and Urban Development the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, Bahamasair staff, and the children’s caregivers. They toured the island and spent time at Sandals Emerald Bay’s Activity Center playing games such as ‘connect four,’ ‘toss-hoops-for-gifts,’ ‘fish-the-bottle’; there were bouncing castles, food; and Santa came to visit and provide gifts to all children in attendance.

Bahamasair Launches First Direct Flight from Raleigh to Freeport

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama (18 Nov. 2022) – Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Investments & Aviation (BMOTIA) officials were on hand yesterday, Thursday, Nov. 17, to share in the milestone moment of the launch of Bahamasair’ s inaugural nonstop flight from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Freeport, Grand Bahama. The new airlift is expected to boost visitor arrivals to the island. Bahamasair’ s inaugural flight departed Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) at 3:30 p.m. and arrived in Freeport two hours later, at 5:30 p.m. The airline’s year-round service will operate twice weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays, on a 138-seat Boeing 737-700. Freeport is RDU’ s seventh international destination and Bahamasair its 14th airline partner. The Hon. Ginger Moxey, Minister for Grand Bahama, said Bahamasair’ s...

Full Orlando flight arrives to pomp and pageantry

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – The return of the direct Bahamasair flight from Orlando to Grand Bahama arrived on Thursday, June 30, 2022 shortly after 11:00 a.m. to a water salute, smiling dignitaries and the pulsating sounds of Junkanoo. The weekly direct flight was introduced to the travelling public prior to Hurricane Dorian in 2019 and following the devastating hurricane, there was the COVID-19 pandemic. More than three years later, the flight arrived with not one empty seat. On hand to welcome the visitors were Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey; Senator the Hon. Kirk Russell; Senator the Hon. James Turner; Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Grand Bahama, Harcourt Brown; Managing Director of Bahamasair, Tracy Cooper; Steven Johnson of the Ministry of Tourism; Grand Baham...