AirTran sets daily service to Grand Bahama

ATLANTA -- AirTran Airways launched daily service between Grand Bahama Island and Atlanta on Dec. 12.

Grand Bahama is the 33rd destination the airline serves and its only international point.

Flights from Atlanta depart at 10 a.m. with returning flights departing at 12:35 p.m.

AirTran is offering an introductory fare of $79 one way with a seven-day advance purchase.

Tickets must be purchased by Jan. 31 and travel must be completed by Feb. 7.

Several other airlines also increased their flights to the Bahamas this winter.

Delta will offer seasonal service from Boston to Nassau beginning Jan. 31. Flights depart Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

TWA launched service from New York (Kennedy) to Grand Bahama Island on Dec. 21. Flights depart Thursdays through Mondays.

TWA also will begin service from Newark to Grand Bahama Island on Feb. 1. Flights are operated by Freeport/Lucayan Express and depart daily, except Wednesdays and Saturdays.

TNT launched charter service from Boston to Grand Bahama Island on Dec. 21. The flights depart Thursdays and Sundays.

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