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Airlines announce more flights to Nassau this winter.
Thursday September 26th, 2013
NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Travelers will soon experience easier access to sugar-white sands and turquoise blue waters with increased nonstop air service to Nassau in the Bahamas. With its established popularity as a premier beach destination, airlines are making it a breeze for travelers to experience all that Nassau has to offer.
Beginning December 19, 2013, United Airlines will expand its nonstop flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) from one to four flights per week. United Airlines flight 5494 will depart Chicago O’Hare at 8:50am, arriving in Nassau at 12:59pm every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. United Airlines will also offer return service on these same days via flight 5495 departing Nassau at 1:50pm, arriving to Chicago O’Hare at4:16pm. Nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare to Nassau was previously offered on Saturdays only. Additionally, Delta Air Lines recently announced nonstop Saturday service to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) from Detroit (DTW), Minneapolis (MSP), Pittsburgh (PIT), Indianapolis (IND) and Raleigh-Durham (RDU) airports. The expanded service from PIT, IND and RDU will begin December 21, 2013 and run through January 4, 2014. The service from DTW will begin on December 21, 2013 and run through August 2014, while the service from MSP will begin on February 15, 2014 and run through March 29, 2014. Detroit DL 1075 departs DTW at 10:15am – arrives NAS at 1:41pm DL 1465 departs NAS at 2:45pm – arrives DTW at 6:12pm Minneapolis DL 338 departs MSP at 8:00am – arrives NAS at 12:40pm DL 691 departs NAS at 1:30pm – arrives MSP at 4:40pm Pittsburgh DL 5240 departs PIT at 8:00am – arrives NAS at 10:50am DL 5240 departs NAS at 11:50am – arrives PIT at 2:50pm Indianapolis DL 5132 departs IND at 8:00am – arrives NAS at 11:10am DL 5132 departs NAS at 5:45pm – arrives IND at 8:55pm Raleigh-Durham DL 4929 departs RDU at 2:40pm – arrives NAS at 5:05pm DL 4929 departs NAS at 11:30am – arrives RDU at 2:00pm “We are thrilled to offer travelers even more flight options and the convenience of nonstop service to Nassau,” said Fred J. Lounsberry, CEO of the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board. “This increased service will provide travelers with more options for airlift to and from the beaches of Nassau in the Bahamas.” Conveniently located off the coast of Southern Florida, flying time to Nassau is approximately three hours from the Midwest. Nassau offers a wide variety of accommodations to suit every budget, as well as gourmet dining, renowned duty-free shopping and an array of attractions. About Nassau Paradise Island: Nassau, Bahamas is known for having some of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the world, turquoise blue water, the Caribbean’s best entertainment and a spectrum of resorts from ultra-exclusive to family-friendly. This convenient destination is serviced by several non-stop flights from most major U.S. cities. Less than an hour from South Florida and less than three hours from New York City, Nassau is so close, yet feels like it’s a world away.
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