Press Announcements



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.


Please note that Flight 221 departs from Bahamasair's Domestic Terminal.

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




As of Monday, January 4, 2021:

  • Havana flights will operate the first (1st) and second (2nd) Monday of each month
  • Holguin flights will operate the third (3rd) and fourth (4th) Wednesday of each month
  • 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.




Please note far changes on Press Release, announced December 24, 2020.


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