Out Islands gains new U.S. air links from Fort Lauderdale

The Out Islands of the Bahamas saw an increase in air lift in recent weeks with the use of Fort Lauderdale as a convenient link from the U.S. mainland to the Bahamas.

The carriers include:

  • Lynx Air International from Fort Lauderdale to Treasure Cay, Abaco, with one flight a day Fridays through Sundays. The carrier also has four flights a week from Thursdays though Sundays to North Eleuthera and twice-weekly service on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Fort Lauderdale to Congo Town, Andros. For fares, visit www.lynxair.com.

  • Bahamasair offers twice-weekly service Thursdays and Sundays from Fort Lauderdale to Marsh Harbour, Abaco. The flights are timed to provide easy connections with US Airways, its codeshare partner. For fares, visit www.bahamasair.com.

  • Continental Connection expanded its schedule to the Out Islands with new daily flights to South Bimini from Fort Lauderdale and Miami as well as four weekly flights from Fort Lauderdale to Andros Town on North Andros Island. For fares, visit www.continental.com.
  • To contact the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to Gay Nagle Myers at [email protected].

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