Press Announcements

 

CUBA FLIGHTS

Havana flights will operate every other Monday:

    • March 15 and 29
    • April 12 and 26
    • May 10 and 24

(Flights are anticipated to return to regular schedule for the Summer season; an update will be announced)

    • Passengers must present a negative PCR COVID test result - taken up to 72 hours before arrival

 

A Sanitary Tax of $30 is now required for all passengers travelling into Cuba, which includes the cost of a COVID PCR test upon arrival.

(The fee will be collected at check-in.)

A Cuban Visa may also be obtained at the check-in counter at the cost of $30 per passenger.

All non-Cuban citizens who arrive in Cuba must quarantine for 5 nights and 6 days in a designated ‘Quarantine hotel’. Travellers are encouraged to purchase their Quarantine Hotel Package in advance of their departure date. You will be required to take a second PCR test on the fifth day before departing your hotel.

 

 

TRAVELLING TO THE UNITED STATES

Effective January 26, 2021, all passengers entering the United States will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result.

Test must have been taken within three (3) days prior to departure, and a written documentation (paper or electronic) of the result must be presented.(U.S. citizens are subject to this rule.)

More information is available on the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website. Please contact your local health provider for information on where testing facilities are available.

Effective December 9, 2020, Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) will offer on-site COVID testing in Terminal 3, lower level, near baggage claim - open to all airline passengers who can provide proof of upcoming travel from Fort Lauderdale, Miami or Palm Beach International airports. Initial operating hours will be 7 am to 9 pm daily. PCR swab tests provide results in 48 hours at a cost of $99. (Rapid Antigen tests are also available, with results in 30 minutes, at $69.) More information is available at Fort Lauderdale Airport's website.

You can now use VeriFLY to process all your travel documents quickly and easily (for travel from The Bahamas)!

 

Please note that Flights 201 and 221 depart from Bahamasair's Domestic Terminal.

(Due to the closure of U.S. Pre-clearance on these early flights, Bahamian passengers will be required to have U.S. Visas for this flight.)

 

U.S. Pre-clearance opens at 9 am.

(All flights departing for the U.S. prior to this time will require Bahamians to present valid U.S. Visas.)

 

 

HAITI FLIGHTS PROHIBITED  (extended)

Please note that as of February 15, 2021:  ENTRY INTO THE BAHAMAS...OF ANY PASSENGER DEPARTED FROM HAITI, WHETHER BY DIRECT OR TRANSIT...SHALL BE PROHIBITED

(As of March 13, this has been extended and remains in effect until further notice from Government officials.)

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