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Silver Airways expands with return to Nassau

Silver Airways recently announced it is expanding its Bahamian network by resuming nonstop service to Nassau. The airline will operate nonstop flights to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport from Tampa, Palm Beach, and Fort Myers. 

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Monday, February 8, 2016
Monday, February 8, 2016

Silver AirwaysFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 2016 (GlobeNewswire) —  Silver Airways announced it is further expanding its Bahamian network by resuming nonstop service to Nassau, Bahamas.

Silver Airways will operate nonstop flights to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport from Tampa, Palm Beach, and Fort Myers, including:

  • Daily nonstop service between Tampa and Nassau;
  • Four weekly flights between Palm Beach and Nassau;
  • Three weekly flights between Fort Myers and Nassau.


To celebrate the new service, Silver Airways is offering the following introductory fares available at silverairways.com through 11:59 pm EST on February 29, 2016, for travel between June 1, 2016 and June 29, 2016:

  • $79* (one way, including taxes and fees) from Palm Beach (PBI) to Nassau (NAS);
  • $79* (one way, including taxes and fees) from Fort Myers (RSW) to Nassau (NAS);
  • $99* (one way, including taxes and fees) from Tampa (TPA) to Nassau (NAS)

For complete details, reservations and to receive email updates on Silver’s special offers, visit silverairways.com.

In addition to the new Nassau service, Silver Airways is also resuming its popular seasonal service to Governor’s Harbour (Eleuthera) with three flights per week from Fort Lauderdale and George Town (Great Exuma) with five flights per week from Fort Lauderdale.

“We are looking forward to continuing our commitment to serving travelers by growing our core markets in Florida and the Bahamas,” said Silver Airways President and CEO Sami Teittinen.  “We are also excited about Silver’s future continued expansion as we anticipate the U.S. and Cuba governments signing the bilateral agreement, which will open additional opportunities for scheduled service in the Caribbean and Cuba.”

“We are pleased to welcome Silver Airways to LPIA this Spring and look forward to providing visitors travelling from Fort Meyers, Tampa and West Palm Beach, Florida with an extraordinary first and last impression of Nassau,” said President and CEO of Nassau Airport Development Company Ltd. Vernice Walkine.  “In addition to expanding direct airlift for visitors, the new routes offered by Silver will allow Bahamians direct access to Tampa and West Palm Beach, two areas in Florida where Bahamians vacation and shop, along with the opportunity to explore Fort Myers.  Silver Airways has a proven commitment to The Bahamas with direct flights to five Family Islands.  We are pleased that they are again expanding with the addition of Nassau to their schedule.”

“Nassau has long been a favorite spot for honeymooners, divers and boaters and we’re excited to offer this service to TPA’s growing list of nonstop international flights,” Tampa International Airport Vice President of Marketing Chris Minner said. “Silver has been a great partner in offering easy connectivity to leisure destinations and we’re looking forward to expanding that partnership as our travelers’ demand for these destinations grows.”

“Silver Airways is an integral part of travel from PBI to the Bahamas.  We are very excited to offer our travelers the opportunity to fly Silver Airways nonstop to Nassau, Bahamas from PBI,” said Bruce Pelly, Director of Airports for Palm Beach County.

“I am extremely pleased that Silver Airways is inaugurating nonstop service to Nassau, Bahamas in May 2016 from Southwest Florida International Airport,” said Robert M. Ball, A.A.E, executive director of the Lee County Port Authority.  “One of our key air service development initiatives has been to attract service to the Bahamas and these new flights will directly link our region to this popular travel destination for the very first time.”

As the airline of choice for Florida and the Bahamas, Silver Airways offers more routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas than any other airline.

From Tampa, Silver currently offers nonstop service to a number of Florida and Bahamas destinations, including Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Key West, Palm Beach, Panama City, Pensacola, Tallahassee, and Marsh Harbour (Abacos).

From Palm Beach, Silver currently offers nonstop service to Tampa and Marsh Harbour (Abacos).

From Fort Myers, Silver currently offers nonstop service to Orlando and Key West.

Silver Airways’ Tampa (TPA) – Nassau (NAS) service effective May 26, 2016:

Departure Arrival Flight # Stops Frequency
Tampa – Nassau 10:20 am 12:10 pm 62 0 Daily
Nassau – Tampa 4:40 pm 6:30 pm 65 0 Daily


Silver Airways’ West Palm Beach (PBI) – Nassau (NAS) service effective May 26, 2016:

Departure Arrival Flight # Stops Frequency
West Palm Beach – Nassau 2:45 pm 3:55 pm 85 0 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Nassau – West Palm Beach 12:40 pm 1:50 pm 85 0 Mon, Wed Fri, Sun


Silver Airways’ Fort Myers (RSW) – Nassau (NAS) service effective May 26, 2016:

Departure Arrival Flight # Stops Frequency
Fort Myers – Nassau 2:45 pm 4:10 pm 89 0 Tue, Thur, Sat
Nassau – Fort Myers 12:40 pm 2:10 pm 89 0 Tue, Thur, Sat

Silver Airways’ connections offer customers the ease and convenience of seamless booking, ticketing and baggage handling with connections to dozens of destinations outside of Florida that are available via the airline’s interline ticketing partnerships with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, United, US Airways, Bahamasair, Aviance, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Hahn Air, and All Nippon Airways.

Members of United’s MileagePlus® and JetBlue’s TrueBlue customer loyalty programs can also earn frequent flyer awards for travel throughout Silver’s Florida network.

All of Silver’s flights are operated with its fleet of 22 highly reliable and fuel-efficient 34-seat Saab 340B Plus turbo-prop aircraft.

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Delta Airlines has launched two non-stop flights from Atlanta to the Abacos and Eleuthera. Watch a Tourism Today Network report here.

The Deep Water Cay resort community in The Bahamas is planning a major expansion. The Bahamian government has approved a $168 million expansion of the island’s resort, with Six Senses as operator of a five-star, mixed-use project.

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