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Bimini - 1989 (Credit: Cayobo via WikiCommons)

By Land or Sea: A Glance at Bimini Airports’ Histories

Split into two major islands, the pair of Bimini Islands has long been a quick getaway destination for vacationers across the world. While most will make the trip to Bimini by boat, seeing as how the islands are the closest Bahamian islands to the cities of Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, it is still possible to utilize flying to get to either island. With each tailored to suit a different purpose, the duo-airport location has been more than willing to accept…

By Land or By Sea, the Lost Era of Paradise…

As the post-pandemic society craves for a vacation, one might notice that the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort will once again become that go-to international resort that Americans will turn to. As bookings already rise to over 90% occupancy, those flying to Paradise Island will default to the Lynden Pindling International…

Frontier Brings ULCC Airfare Back to the Bahamas

Frontier officially arrived in the Bahamas for the first time in the airline’s history and what the island-chain nation hopes are ushering a new era for ultra-low-cost travel to and from the islands. The service, which was announced back in April, officially brings the Denver-based carrier into Nassau’s Lynden Pindling…

Bahamasair Boeing 737-500s Unable to Fly into U.S. Airspace

For the past ten years, pilots and airlines in the United States have had a deadline. As part of the FAA’s NextGen plan for air traffic control, aircraft flying in certain airspace in the United States are required to have ADS-B technology onboard. The deadline for the aircraft to be…

Elite Airways Launches First Flight from Long Island

Long Islanders now have a direct connection to Melbourne, Florida and the Bahamas as Elite Airways launched its inaugural flight this morning from Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York on its 50-seat Bombardier CRJ-200 aircraft. The first flight, 7Q21, departed Long Island on-time at 8:00 a.m. for the…

Elite Airways Returns to Long Island While Frontier Enhances Florida…

Following a year and four-month long absence, Elite Airways has decided it will return to Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York with a twice-weekly flight to Melbourne, Florida and onward service to Bimini, Bahamas. The airline initially began serving the central Long Island airport in 2016 with flights…

Gulfstream Airlines’ Silver Lining: The Gulfstream – Silver Story

The Florida market has always been home to fierce competition as carriers look for a way to gain an advantage over each other. However, the inter-Florida market is less competitive, with the only major carriers providing service inside state lines being Spirit, Southwest, American, and jetBlue. However, all of their…

TRIP REPORT: A Short Hop to the Bahamas with JetBlue

Flight Number: B6 1393 Origin: FLL Destination: NAS Aircraft: Airbus A320 A much-needed vacation starts out like any vacation, at 4:30 in the morning. An early morning rise was a sacrifice I was willing to make in order be on time for our flight's 7:00am departure time to the Bahamas.…