Suspension of Flights into Florida and Relief Flights: Fort Lauderdale

Bahamasair wishes to advise the public that the airline will be suspending regularly scheduled flights to Florida with immediate effect beginning Monday July 20, 2020. This follows new Covid-19 Emergency Orders as outlined by the Government of the Bahamas on Sunday, July 19, 2020. 


The airline will provide one relief flight daily over the next three days (Monday thru Wednesday) to accommodate Bahamians, Bahamian Residents and Persons with valid work permits wishing to return home.  Flight times are as follows:

Bahamasair Relief Flights

Seats are presently available for purchase on our website Persons wishing to travel must follow established protocols (details can be found on our website).


Persons with Bahamasair tickets from any of our Florida destinations will be accommodated on these relief flights without penalty. You can visit our website and go to the My Trip icon to make changes or you can contact our Customer Care Center at 1(800) 422-4262 or 1(242) 702-4140.


All persons returning on relief flights must be in possession of a valid Ministry of Health Travel Health Visa. You will not be allowed to travel without this document.

Government is also advising that persons have a valid PRC COVID-19 negative test taken within ten days prior to your flight. Failure to have this will result in you being quarantined on your arrival in the Bahamas. 

Bahamasair asks the public to remain vigilant and use best practices in this time of COVID-19. We thank you for making us the airline of choice, as we strive to safely connect the islands of The Bahamas to the world.

Tracy Cooper

Managing Director - Bahamasair

Related Stories

NASSAU, Bahamas, September 14, 2020 – As residents, businesses and visitors throughout The Islands of The Bahamas continue to follow guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Government of The
The Bahamas Prepares for Phase 3 of Tourism Readiness & Recovery Plan on October 15
NASSAU, Bahamas, September 1, 2020 – As residents, businesses and visitors throughout The Islands of The Bahamas continue to follow stringent orders and guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19, Prime Minister, The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, has issued updated measures and protocols allowing for the reopening of additional businesses and services.
The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that a 10pm – 5am curfew and all provisions as outlined in the Emergency (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Storm Preparedness) Order, 2020 will apply to the islands of Acklins and Crooked Island, effective immediately.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas notes travel restrictions towards The Bahamas recently imposed by the United States and other nations as local incidences of COVID-19 cases increase.