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Bahamas Air

Established in 1973 the national flag carrier of the Bahamas, Bahamas Air was established in 1973 after the establishment of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The airline was established as an essential service to connect the archipelagic nation to each other and the world. The airline currently operates 32 destinations with a total fleet strength of 10 crafts. Its official hub is located at the Lynden Pindliing International Airport formerly known as the Nassau International Airport and is at present the largest international airport in the country. So, if you intend to fly with Bahamas air or simply wish to read more than here is all you need to know while flying with BAHAMAS AIR.

Bahamas Air Types of Reservations

Bahamas Air provides two kinds of tickets refundable and non-refundable and as the name implies non-refundable tickets are not repayable and do not qualify for any refund under circumstances arising out of no show or cancellation by the customer. However, refundable tickets afford passengers refunds by the airline back to the original mode of payment if met with certain proper criteria.

Refunds are subjected under the following circumstance:

  • Travel tickets that are wholly unused and for which slated travel date is within one year of the original issue date
  • Tickets partially used, provided that travel is completed within one year from the outbound travel date on the original ticket and change fees apply.
  • If flight reservation is not cancelled prior to scheduled departure time, rebooking is not permitted and the ticket shall have no value.

All refunds for credit card users will be refunded back to their credit cards within seven business days and payments made by cash, cheques or other forms for purchase of ticket will be refunded back through the original mode of payment within 20 business days by Bahamas Air.

Bahamas Air Booking, Changes and Rescheduling

Changes

Changes are permitted but new itinerary should be within one year from the date of original ticket issued. Differences in fares will be added along with change fees at the time of rebooking.

Changes for flight has to be made prior to the scheduled departure of the original ticket, otherwise no value remains and rebooking is not allowed

Rebooking

Rebooking requires the ticket to be properly cancelled prior to the original departure date or no value of the original ticket will remain.

Refunds

For a prompt refund make sure to have:

  • Valid ticket submitted to us before the expiration date (tickets expire one year from the date of issue)
  • Original unused flight coupons for paper tickets
  • Ticket number for electronic tickets
  • Brief written explanation
  • Your name, address, and telephone number
  • Payment method used for purchase of ticket

To apply for refunds please head to the official Bahamas Air Website of call 702-4140 or 800-222-4262.

Bahamas Air Baggage Policy

Aboard Bahamas Air all passengers are allowed one personal and one carry-on bag on all international and domestic flights excluding Long Island, Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana and Inagua).

Bags should not exceed a maximum size of 22″ x 14″ x 9″ & 30 lbs (13.6 kg) while Long Island, Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana and Inagua flights only allows a maximum weight of 18 lbs (8.16 kg) for one carry-on bag.

Checked-in Bags

For all domestic flights, passenger have to make sure that their bags do no exceed 62 inches (157.48 cm) in dimensions (length + breadth + height) & 50 pounds (22.68 kg) in weight.

 

Checked-in Bags International

For all international flights, passenger have to make sure that their bags do no exceed 62 inches (157.48 cm) in dimensions (length + breadth + height) & 50 pounds (22.68 kg) in weight.

Checked Baggage Excess Charges for Domestic Flights, Turks and Caicos

Free baggage aboard domestic flights are limited to 2 bags with a o 44 lbs (19.96 kg) and total circumference not greater than 62″ (width + height + breadth)

NUMBER OF BAG

FIRST BAG

SECOND BAG

THIRD BAG

FOURTH BAG AND ABOVE

PRICE

FREE

$45

$75

$125

NUMBER OF BAG

FIRST BAG

SECOND BAG

THIRD BAG

MORE THAN FOUR BAGS

PRICE

$25

$45

$75

$125

WEIGHT AND NUMBER OF BAGS

TWO BAGS WITH COMBINED WEIGHT OF 44LBS

THIRD BAG OR MORE UNDER 44LBS

ALLOWABLE BAG ABOVE 44LBS

ALLOWABLE BAG ABOVE 62LBS

PRICE

FREE

$50

$65

$65

All domestic excess charges will incur a 10% VAT charge.

Checked Baggage Excess Charges for International Flight

WEIGHT OF BAGS AND DIMENSION

BETWEEN 51-70 LBS AND BELOW 62 INCHES

BETWEEN 71-99 LBS AND BELOW 62 INCHES

ABOVE 70 LBS AND ABOVE 62 INCHES

PRICE

$75

$125

$150

All Televisions will incur a separate charge and cannot be included within the free baggage allowance

DIMENSION OF TV SCREEN

32 INCHES

33 INCHES TO 45 INCHES

46 INCHES TO 54 INCHCES

55 INCHES AND ABOVE

PRICE

$50

$75

$100

$125

Sport Equipment and other Baggage

  • BICYCLE: $125/cycle. Bicycles should be safely stored in a hard-sided, padded case. If not in a hard-sided case, bikes will be accepted with the handle bars secured sideways and pedals removed. The bicycle must also be encased in plastic foam, a cardboard box, or similar material to prevent damage.
  • SURFBOARD: Will be treated as a checked bag but should be below 8 feet in height and not weight more than 99lbs or 44.9 kg. Using a hard case to store the board is recommended to prevent damage to the board.
  • HOVERBOARD: NOT ACCEPTED
  • STYROFOAM COOLER: NOT ACCEPTED
  • COOLER BAGS: Will be accepted only if contents are safe from possible leakage and should not contain seafood, meat, poultry, ice or any leak able liquids.

Frequently Asked Questions to enter Bahamas

Unvaccinated fliers are required to take an RT-PCR COVID-19 test within three days of arrival from an accredited lab

  • Vaccinated fliers need to upload their Vaccination card along with a negative result from a Rapid Antigen Test.

Children between the age of 2-11 years of age are required to upload a negative COVID report either taken from an RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen test within 3 days before travel.

Travellers arriving by sea must produce a valid international Travel Health Visa from the official Bahamas website and provide either a COVID-19 negative report or a certificate of full vaccination.

Any person who fails or refuses to take a test is liable to pay a fine of $1000.

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