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Silver Airways announces Jacksonville-Nassau service

Travel to Nassau is about to become much easier and more convenient for the Jacksonville-area, as Silver Airways recently announced it is starting a nonstop service between Jacksonville and Nassau May 28, 2016. For a limited time Silver Airways is offering introductory fares for connections to Palm Beach, Fort Myers, Tampa and Jacksonville at silverairways.com.

Silver Airways
Friday, March 4, 2016
Friday, March 4, 2016

ALT TAG HEREFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Travel to Nassau is about to become much easier and more convenient for the Jacksonville-area. Silver Airways today announced it is starting nonstop service between Jacksonville and Nassau on May 28, 2016.

In addition to the new Jacksonville – Nassau service, Silver Airways also recently announced it is starting nonstop service to Nassau from Tampa, Fort Myers, and West Palm Beach starting Memorial Day weekend.

To celebrate the new routes to Nassau, Silver Airways is offering the following introductory fares available at silverairways.com through 11:59 pm ET on March 31, 2016, for travel between June 1, 2016 and June 29, 2016:

  • $69* (one way, including taxes and fees) between Palm Beach (PBI) and Nassau (NAS);
  • $79* (one way, including taxes and fees) between Fort Myers (RSW) and Nassau (NAS);
  • $99* (one way, including taxes and fees) between Tampa (TPA) and Nassau (NAS)
  • $99* (one way, including taxes and fees) between Jacksonville (JAX) and Nassau (NAS)

*All sale fares are valid on specific, directional, days of week. All travel must be on/after June 1, 2016 and on/before June 29, 2016. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59pm ET on March 31, 2016. Seats are limited, subject to availability, are for non-stop travel only, and may not be available on all flights or operate all days of week. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Sale fares are only valid on new tickets. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $200 fee plus any difference in fare, if applicable. Tickets purchased from Silver Airways reservation call center will cost an additional non-refundable $25 per customer, per itinerary, and $35 (non-refundable) more per customer if booked at an airport ticket office. To avoid this additional expense, please make your reservation at silverairways.com. Fares, routes, fees, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Silver Airways will accept checked baggage up to 50 pounds and 62 linear inches for a non-refundable fee, per customer and per bag. When purchased at silverairways.com bag fees are: within the United States, $30 for first, $40 for second, and to/from the Bahamas $35 for first, $50 for second, and $125 domestic, $150 international for the third bag. Additional fees apply to baggage exceeding these size or weight limitations and other baggage restrictions may apply. For further fee details please visit silverairways.com.

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

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

“We are thrilled to be the first airline to introduce the much-requested service between Jacksonville and Nassau. Silver has long been committed to the Jacksonville area and we appreciate the great support we receive from its community and airport,” said Silver Airways President and CEO Sami Teittinen. “We are also excited about Silver’s future expansion as we will soon be announcing service to many new destinations in Cuba.”

“Silver’s announcement of their growth in Jacksonville is very exciting,” Jacksonville Aviation Authority CEO Steve Grossman said. “Northeast Floridians now have a nonstop option to one of the most popular destinations in the Bahamas.”

From Jacksonville, Silver currently offers nonstop service to Tampa and Marsh Harbour in the Bahamas, as well as convenient connections to a number of other Florida destinations.

Silver Airways’ Jacksonville (JAX) – Nassau (NAS) service effective May 28, 2016:

Departure Arrival Flight # Stops Frequency
Jacksonville – Nassau 2:41 pm 4:44 pm 134 0 Wed & Sat
Nassau – Jacksonville 11:50 am 2:11 pm 134 0 Wed & Sat

Silver Airways’ connections offer customers the ease and convenience of seamless booking, ticketing and baggage handling with connections to dozens of destinations that are available via the airline’s codeshare partnerships with United and JetBlue, as well as interline ticketing partnerships with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Bahamasair, Avianca, 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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