Bahamas Celebrates Frontier Airlines Inaugural Flight to Nassau from  Orlando International Airport 

Photo Caption: From left to right—MOTIA Parliamentary Secretary John H.W. Pinder, MOTIA Deputy Director General Latia Duncombe, Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments, and Aviation (MOTIA) the Hon. Chester Cooper, Senior Director/Inflight Experience, Frontier Airlines Stephen W. Howell, MOTIA Executive Director/Product Quality & Support Dr. Kenneth Romer, Senator the Hon. Randy Rolle. (BIS Photos/Kemuel Stubbs)

NASSAU, The Bahamas – November 2, 2021 – Live Junkanoo performances and a ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon at the Orlando International Airport celebrated Frontier Airlines inaugural flight from Orlando to Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau. The four-times weekly service brings passengers directly to the nation’s vibrant capital with fares as low as $69.  

Flights into Nassau serve as a gateway to 16 islands with unique vacation offerings to suit each traveller’s individual needs, spanning varied budgets and experiences. The Islands of The Bahamas welcome Floridian travellers with open arms, turquoise water and plenty of sunshine. 

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Photo Caption: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony during the Frontier Inaugural event at Orlando airport for service to Nassau Bahamas. From left to right is; Ken Wood, Assistant Station Manager-Orlando Frontier Airlines; Frontier's Mascot, Pablo the bear; Brenda March, Manager for Parks & Recreation, City of Orlando; Betty Bethel-Moss, Director Sales & Marketing Florida, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism; Vicki Jaramillo, Sr. Director Marketing & Air Service Development & Stephen Howell, Sr. Director Inflight Experience, Frontier Airlines. 

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Photo Caption: Betty Bethel-Moss, Director Sales &Marketing Florida, Florida Bahamas Ministry of Tourism presents Stephen Howell, Sr. Director Inflight Experience, Frontier Airlines with a gift from The Islands of The Bahamas,  a painting from world renowned Bahamian Artist Jamaal Rolle. 

"The inaugural Frontier Airlines flight from Orlando to Nassau is absolutely worth celebrating,” said Deputy Prime Minister the Honourable I. Chester Cooper, Bahamas Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation. “The newly added flight options allow Orlando residents who seek a short-haul vacation the opportunity to tap into an easier, more affordable way to travel to The Bahamas. Before booking their flight, I encourage visitors to learn about the many ways they can customize a vacation itinerary and get ready to see just why we say it’s better here.” 

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Photo Caption: Passengers of Frontier Airline's Inaugural flight from Orlando to Nassau Bahamas were treated to gifts from The Islands of The Bahamas. Tina Lee-Anderson. District Sales Manager, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Florida (left) is shown.

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Photo Caption: The Passengers of the Inaugural flight of Frontier Airlines Orlando to Nassau service were entertained by a live Junkanoo performance.

There are a host of new developments, hotel reopenings and experiences happening throughout Nassau and Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island and the beloved Out Islands, making The Bahamas one of the Caribbean’s top must-visit destinations:  

Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts recently opened an all-new 300-room Margaritaville Beach Resort Nassau, complete with 11 distinct dining options and an on-site waterpark.  

Six-time James Beard Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson debuted his new restaurant, Baha Mar Fish + Chop House, at Baha Mar, sourcing the freshest local ingredients and Bahamian seafood, complete with a vibrant dining room and rooftop cocktail bar. 

Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach, an all-inclusive resort located in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, reopened, boasting an oceanfront pool, watersports and 4,000 feet of beautiful white-sand beaches.  

The new nonstop route will operate once daily every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.  To learn more about The Bahamas, head to Bahamas.com, while travellers ready to pack their bags can book their roundtrip flights today by visiting flyfrontier.com.  

The Bahamas is committed to the safety of its residents and visitors and continues to update on-island and arrival policies as necessary. To stay up-to-date on the latest protocols and entry requirements, please visit Bahamas.com/travelupdates.

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