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Bahamasair accepting bookings for domestic flights

BAHAMASAIR is now accepting bookings for domestic flights which resume on Monday, with airline officials saying there will be different protocols in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Bahamasair cutting its summer schedule by 20%

Bahamasair yesterday said it is planning a 20 percent cut to its summer schedule after incurring $18.5m in revenue losses and unfunded costs due to the combination of Hurricane Dorian and COVID-19.

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CORONAVIRUS: Bahamasair to suspend operations

BAHAMASAIR last night announced it was suspending operations in the wake of the government's latest coronavirus regulations.

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Bahamasair concerned about travelling staff

BAHAMASAIR chairman Tommy Turnquest revealed the national airline is concerned about its staff and those travelling amid the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. However, up to press time, there had been no reduction in flights servicing th

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All Bahamasair planes now have correct navigation kits

ALL of Bahamasair’s planes are now equipped with the necessary navigational kits, as mandated by the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration, and are able to fly into the US without limitation.

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Turnquest confirms senior official has quit Bahamasair

BAHAMASAIR Chairman Tommy Turnquest has confirmed the resignation of the airline’s director of maintenance, Prince Storr. Mr Turnquest said Mr Storr resigned on Monday and the airline is looking internally to fill the vacancy. He confirmed that Mr.

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Bahamasair on alert over 737

BAHAMASAIR has been alerted to check a Boeing 737 in its fleet after the Federal Aviation Authority alerted airlines worldwide of the possibility of cracks between the wing and the fuselage.

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Bahamasair ends relief flights

BAHAMASAIR has discontinued relief flights into Abaco and has resumed its regular commercial schedule into that island. Customers can get into the island on a discounted Bahamasair fare up to Monday, September 16. The airline said moving forward, Tre

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Bahamasair drops flights to Treasure Cay

BAHAMASAIR has dropped flights to Treasure Cay, Abaco due to nonfunctioning runway lights at the Marsh Harbour airport.

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‘Flawed model’ creates more Bahamasair woe

Bahamasair’s “vexing business model” was yesterday blamed for the airline’s latest troubles that resulted in 17 passengers - and virtually all bags - being thrown off a flight to Marsh Harbour.

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Bahamasair, Ministry fly children to Exuma for one-day trip

BAHAMASAIR and the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development jointly flew 33 children to Exuma for a one-day getaway.

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Bahamasair delays due to 'weather related challenges'

DESPITE announcing earlier this week that its schedule was back to normal after a weekend of chaos and delays during the peak travel period, Bahamasair said on Thursday "weather related challenges" at Lynden Pindling International Airport left some flights grounded and delayed.

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Back on schedule: Bahamasair chief says company on right track

AFTER a weekend of chaos, cancellations and lengthy delays, operations at Bahamasair are back on schedule, the airline’s managing director Tracy Cooper has said.

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Bahamasair dismisses false online rumours over mechanical failure

THE national flag carrier Bahamasair dispelled false claims circulated in a voice note which spread on popular messaging platform WhatsApp yesterday, alleging a plane experienced mechanical failure.

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Passengers’ fury over Bahamasair flight delays

EXTREME delays at Bahamasair angered customers at home and abroad over the weekend when a mechanical issue grounded one of the airline’s eight jets on Saturday.

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Bahamasair resumes flights to Haiti

THE national flag carrier has resumed scheduled flights into Haiti after temporarily suspending them because of violent protests in the country over an increase in gasoline prices. According to a press release, Bahamasair resumed flights yesterday.“A

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Bahamasair outsource saves money without losing jobs

BAHAMASAIR will save “hundreds of thousands” of dollars with a new move to outsource some of its reservation services, though no employees will be fired in the process, chairman Tommy Turnquest said yesterday.Nine employees from the airline’s reserva

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Turnquest confident after Southwestern incident

BAHAMASAIR Chairman Tommy Turnquest yesterday expressed full confidence in the airline’s safety and maintenance programme as he moved to temper concerns over the Boeing 737s in its fleet following the recent Southwestern Airlines engine explosion and emergency landing.

Bahamasair 'could face cutbacks' even as Haiti service launches

THE country could see a systematic cutback of domestic flight service by Bahamasair, as the national flag-carrier continues to refocus its international metrics, according to the airline’s managing director, Tracy Cooper.

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Bahamasair notice on travel

AS Hurricane Irma approaches, Bahamasair has advised the public that passengers who have booked travel from September 4 to September 14 will not incur any change in fees for adjustments made to travel itineraries during this period.

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Bahamasair flights to Long Island will resume on Saturday

DEDICATED Bahamasair flights to Long Island will resume on Saturday, the airline has announced.

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Bahamasair rejects claims posted on website

BAHAMASAIR officials yesterday defended the airline against “erroneous” and “malicious” claims they believe were posted online by an employee.

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