Phone: (305) 373-6295

 

Persons Eligible for Travel:   Bahamian Nationals
Bahamian Residents
Persons with Bahamian Work Permits
Dates of Flights:

 The schedule below will be for the period JUNE 12, 2020 to JUNE 30, 2020.

  • Flights leaving FLL on Tuesdays will make an initial stop in Freeport before returning to Nassau.
  • Flights leaving FLL on Fridays will return directly to Nassau.
Departure Airport:  Fort Lauderdale International (FLL)
Departure Time: Passengers must be to airport 3hrs before flight
Flights will close 1hr before departure.
 Both flights leave FLL at 2pm
 Tickets purchased for return flights:  www.bahamasair.com
 Cost of Fare:
This includes two standard bags (50lbs max)
 $150 (one way from FLL)
Persons with existing Bahamasair tickets purchased
directly from Bahamasair can change travel dates
without penalty:
www.bahamasair.com; go to ”My Trip” icon and follow steps
Bahamasair contact Information:  Toll-Free: 1 (800) 222 – 4262
Florida: 1 (305) 526 – 2005
Nassau: 1 (242) 702 – 4100
customerrelations@bahamasair.com

Upcoming Flights

Tuesday

Flight NO. From To

Departure

Time

Arrival Time
UP 205 Nassau Ft. Lauderdale 10:00 am 10:55 am
UP 142 Ft. Lauderdale Freeport 2:00 pm 2:40 pm
UP 322 Freeport Nassau 4:00 pm 4:30 pm

Friday

Flight NO. From To

Departure

Time

Arrival Time
UP 205 Nassau Ft. Lauderdale 10:00 am 10:55 am
UP 206 Ft. Lauderdale Nassau 2:00 pm 3:10 pm

*During covid-19 Emergency Orders, Bahamasair contacts are active 9am to 3pm daily except       Saturdays and Sundays

Covid-19 Negative test Certificate required:        email copy to covid19@bahamas.gov.bs  and covid19@bahamasair.com

The certificate must be valid within 10 days of travel date
Must be a PCR certificate from an accredited lab
The certificate must be provided a minimum of 48 hours before travel date
The original certificate must be provided at the time of travel
All passengers must have a protective face mask covering both nose and mouth

The EOC has approved the use of US labs performing high complexity testing with at least a CLIA certification.  All labs recognized as meeting minimum requirements for performing medical laboratory diagnostics at high-level complexity should be CLIA certified.  A link to their listing of all certified labs is provided below.https://www.cdc.gov/clia/LabSearch.html

Additionally the large private accreditation body in the US is:
CAP: https://www.cap.org/laboratory-improvement/accreditation/accredited-laboratory-and-biorepository-directory/

Returning citizens and residents should be able to use these resources to identify labs that can perform SARS-CoV2 PCR tests that will be acceptable for re-entry.

For internationally recognized accreditation bodies, ILAC, will list international accreditation bodies are approved.  For persons outside of the US, they should use a lab accredited by one of the accreditation bodies listed in the link. The ISO standards for lab include ISO 15189: 2012https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-promotional-brochures/

For internationally recognized accreditation bodies, ILAC, will list international accreditation bodies are approved.  For persons outside of the US, they should use a lab accredited by one of the accreditation bodies listed in the link. The ISO standards for lab include ISO 15189: 2012https://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-promotional-brochures/

MOFA (Click Here):

Repatriation of Bahamian nationals and permanent residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Consular services and jurisdictions for each of The Bahamas  Embassies and Consulates

OPM (Click Here):

COVID-19 updates from the Office of the Prime Minister including use of emergency powers, COVID-19 facts and additional useful links.

COVID-19 (Click Here):

An in-depth look at COVID-19 prevention, symptoms, and testing. Additionally, a resource for news updates, travel and facts about the coronavirus.