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Airlines announce more flights to Nassau this winter

Travellers will soon experience easier access to Nassau with airlines increasing the number of flights to the Bahamas' capital during the high season. 

Nassau Paradise Island
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Travelers will soon experience easier access to sugar-white sands and turquoise blue waters with increased nonstop air service to Nassau Paradise Island in the Bahamas. With its established popularity as a premier beach destination, airlines are making it a breeze for travelers to experience all that Nassau Paradise Island has to offer.

Beginning December 19, 2013, United Airlines will expand its nonstop flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) from one to four flights per week. United Airlines flight 5494 will depart Chicago O’Hare at 8:50am, arriving in Nassau at 12:59pm every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. United Airlines will also offer return service on these same days via flight 5495 departing Nassau at 1:50pm, arriving to Chicago O’Hare at4:16pm. Nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare to Nassau was previously offered on Saturdays only.

Additionally, Delta Air Lines recently announced nonstop Saturday service to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) from Detroit (DTW), Minneapolis (MSP), Pittsburgh (PIT), Indianapolis (IND) and Raleigh-Durham (RDU) airports. The expanded service from PIT, IND and RDU will begin December 21, 2013 and run through January 4, 2014. The service from DTW will begin on December 21, 2013 and run through August 2014, while the service from MSP will begin on February 15, 2014 and run through March 29, 2014.

  • Detroit
    • DL 1075 departs DTW at 10:15am – arrives NAS at 1:41pm
    • DL 1465 departs NAS at 2:45pm – arrives DTW at 6:12pm
  • Minneapolis
    • DL 338 departs MSP at 8:00am – arrives NAS at 12:40pm
    • DL 691 departs NAS at 1:30pm – arrives MSP at 4:40pm
  • Pittsburgh
    • DL 5240 departs PIT at 8:00am – arrives NAS at 10:50am
    • DL 5240 departs NAS at 11:50am – arrives PIT at 2:50pm
  • Indianapolis
    • DL 5132 departs IND at 8:00am – arrives NAS at 11:10am
    • DL 5132 departs NAS at 5:45pm – arrives IND at 8:55pm
  • Raleigh-Durham
    • DL 4929 departs RDU at 2:40pm – arrives NAS at 5:05pm
    • DL 4929 departs NAS at 11:30am – arrives RDU at 2:00pm

“We are thrilled to offer travelers even more flight options and the convenience of nonstop service to Nassau Paradise Island,” said Fred J. Lounsberry, CEO of the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board. “This increased service will provide travelers with more options for airlift to and from the beaches of Nassau Paradise Island in the Bahamas.”

Conveniently located off the coast of Southern Florida, flying time to Nassau Paradise Island is approximately three hours from the Midwest. Nassau Paradise Island offers a wide variety of accommodations to suit every budget, as well as gourmet dining, renowned duty-free shopping and an array of attractions. For more information, visit www.NassauParadiseIsland.com.

About Nassau Paradise Island:
Nassau Paradise Island, Bahamas is known for having some of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the world, turquoise blue water, the Caribbean’s best entertainment and a spectrum of resorts from ultra-exclusive to family-friendly. This convenient destination is serviced by several non-stop flights from most major U.S. cities. Less than an hour from South Florida and less than three hours from New York City, Nassau Paradise Island is so close, yet feels like it’s a world away. Additional information about where to stay and incredible value-added packages may be found at www.NassauParadiseIsland.com.

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