Bahamasair to resume flights on Thursday

Bahamasair to resume flights on Thursday
A Bahamasair jet.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamasair will resume its domestic flight schedule on Thursday.

The airline announced the resumption of services in a statement yesterday, and advised that flights are presently available for purchase.

All passengers leaving Nassau are reminded that they must be in possession of a negative PCR COVID-19 test – taken within 5 days of their travel date – and must self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival to their destination.

The airline reminded customers that tickets can still be used for future travel and change fees will be waived through May 31, 2021. 

The resumption of services comes just over six weeks after the prime minister announced the discontinuation of inter-island travel, among other restrictive measures as the country began seeing an exponential surge in coronavirus cases

Today, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced a range of eased restrictions to the latest emergency orders, including the removal of the need to obtain a negative COVID-19 test when traveling from Grand Bahama.

The prime minister also revealed an extension of beach access hours nationwide and the resumption of indoor dining.

The majority of the changes apply to all islands in the second schedule of the emergency order with the exception of New Providence.

These include Grand Bahama, Abaco, Acklins, Andros, the Berry Islands, Bimini, Cat Island, Crooked Island, Eleuthera, Exuma, Mayaguana, and Inagua.

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