The Bahamas - At A Glance

At a Glance

Airlines Serving the Islands

Airline Telephone Numbers
Air Canada:............................................. Phone: 888-247-2262, www.aircanada.com
Air Sunshine:.......................................... Phone: 800-327-8900, fax 954-359-8211,
www.airsunshine.com
American Airlines:................................ Phone: 800-433-7300
American Eagle:.................................... Phone: 800-433-7300, www.aa.com
Bahamasair: .......................................... Phone: 800-222-4262, fax 305-593-6246,
www.bahamasair.com
Bel Air Transport: ................................. Phone: 954-524-9814, fax 954-524-0115
Chalk’s Ocean Airways:...................... Phone: 800-424-2857,
www.chalksoceanairways.com
Delta:........................................................ Phone: 800-359-7664, www.delta.com
Gulfstream (Continental):.................... Phone:  800-525-0280, www.continental.com
Island Air Charters: .............................. Phone: 800-444-9904, fax 954-760-9157
Island Express:...................................... Phone: 954-359-0380, fax 954-359-7944
Jet Blue Airways:.................................. Phone: 800-538-2583, www.jetblue.com
Lynx Air:................................................... Phone: 954-491-7576, fax 954-491-8361
Major Air:................................................. Phone: 242-352-5778, fax 242-352-5788
Pan Am Air Bridge:................................ Phone: 800-424-2557, fax 305-371-3259
Sandpiper Air: ....................................... Phone: 242-328-7591, fax 242-328-5069
Southern Air: ......................................... Phone: 242-323-6833,
242-300-0155 (toll-free)
Spirit Airlines:......................................... Phone: 242-377-6150
Twin Air: .................................................. Phone: 954-359-8266, fax 954-359-8271
USAirways Express:............................. Phone: 800-622-1015,
www.usairways.com
Virgin Atlantic:........................................ Phone: 800-744-7477

Package Operators

American Airlines Vacations: Phone: 800-321-2121, www.aavacations.com.
Air Jamaica Vacations: Phone: 800-523-5585, www.airjamaicavacations.com.
Apple Vacations: www.applevacations.com.
British Airways Vacations: Phone: 800-AIRWAYS, www.britishairways.com.
Classic Custom Vacations: sold only through travel agents, but you can visit their website at www.classicvacations.com.
Continental Airlines Vacations: Phone: 800-301-3800, www.covacations.com.
Delta Vacations: Phone: 800-221-6666, www.deltavacations.com.
Liberty Travel: Phone: 888-271-1584, www.libertytravel.com.
Tour Scan, Inc: Phone: 800-962-2080, www.tourscan.com.
Travel Impressions: www.travelimpressions.com (book through travel agents only).
USAir Vacations: Phone: 800-455-0123, www.usairvacations.com.
Vacation Express: Phone: 800-309-4717, www.vacationexpress.com.

Charter Airlines - Florida

Dolphin Atlantic Airlines:  Phone:  800-353-8010, fax 954-359-8009
Trans-Caribbean Air:         Phone: 888-239-2929, fax 954-434-2171

Resort Charter Airlines

Deep Water Cay Club:       Phone: 954-359-0488, fax 954-359-9488
Fernandez Bay Village, Cat Island: Phone: 800-9490-1905
fax 954-474-4864
Great Harbour Cay, Berry Islands: Phone: 800-343-7256
Greenwood Beach Resort, Cat Island: Phone: 242-342-3053
Hawk’s Nest Club, Cat Island: Phone: 242-357-7257
Riding Rock Inn, San Salvador: Phone: 800-272-1492
Small Hope Bay Lodge, Andros: Phone: 800-223-6961
Stella Maris Resort, Long Island: Phone: 800-426-0466

Getting There

Nassau/New Providence

Many direct flights are available, as follows: Air Jamaica flies from Newark and Philadelphia; American Eagle, from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando and Tampa; Bahamasair, from Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Orlando; British Airways, from London; Comair, from Cincinnati; Continental, from Fort Lauderdale, Miami and West Palm Beach; Delta, from NY/Laguardia, Boston and Atlanta; US Airways, from Philadelphia, NY/Laguardia and Cleveland.

Freeport/Grand Bahama

Direct flights include: AirTran, from Atlanta; American Eagle, from Miami and Fort Lauderdale; Bahamasair, from Miami; Continental, from Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach; TWA, from NY/JFK.

Getting to Abaco

Airport

From

Airline

Marsh Harbour

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express, Gulfstream, Air Sunshine, Bel Air Transport

 

Miami

American Eagle, Gulfstream

 

Orlando

USAirways Express

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Treasure Cay

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express, Air Sunshine, Twin Air, Gulfstream

 

Miami

Gulfstream

 

Orlando

USAirways Express

 

West Palm Beach

USAirways Express

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Getting to Andros

Airport

From

Airline

Andros Town

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Congo Town

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express, Lynx Air

 

Freeport

Freeport

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Mangrove Cay

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

San Andros

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Getting to Berry Islands

Airport

From

Airline

Great Harbour Cay

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express

Getting to Bimini

Airport

From

Airline

North Bimini

Ft. Lauderdale

Pan Am Air Bridge, Chalk’s Ocean Airways

 

Watson Island, Miami

Pan Am Air Bridge

 

Paradise Island

Pan Am Air Bridge

South Bimini

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Air Charters

Getting to Cat Island

Airport

From

Airline

Arthur’s Town

Nassau

Bahamasair

New Bight

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Getting to Crooked Island

Airport

From

Airline

Crooked Island

Nassau

Bahamasair

Getting to Eleuthera

Airport

From

Airline

Governor’s Harbour

Ft. Lauderdale

USAirways Express, Air Sunshine, Bel Air Transport

 

Miami

American Eagle

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

North Eleuthera

Ft. Lauderdale

Gulfstream, USAirways Express

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair, Sandpiper Air

Rock Sound

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Getting to Exuma

Airport

From

Airline

George Town

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express, Air Sunshine, Lynx Air

 

Miami

American Eagle, Bahamasair

 

Freeport

Major Air

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Staniel Cay

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express

Getting to Long Island

Airport

From

Airline

Stella Maris

Ft. Lauderdale

Island Express, Bel Air Transport

 

Miami

American Eagle

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Getting to San Salvador

Airport

From

Airline

San Salvador

Ft. Lauderdale

Air Sunshine

 

Miami

Bahamasair

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

Getting to the Turks & Caicos

Airport

From

Airline

Provo

Miami

American Airlines

 

Atlanta

Delta

 

Toronto

Air Canada

 

Nassau

Bahamasair

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Getting There:

For visitors arriving by air, the Bahamas are served through Nassau by most US airlines and by international airlines from Canada and Europe, and to a slightly more limited degree through Freeport.

The Out Islands are served mainly by Bahamas Air via connections in Nassau and Freeport.

The Bahamas is also a major destination for the cruise ship industry

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