Making their maiden voyage, a full Delta flight carrying 65 people, landed at Marsh Harbour International Airport on Saturday, December 19 bringing a new connection that is hoped will expand Abaco’s tourism market.
American Eagle has upgraded their air service into Marsh Harbour out of Miami now offering a larger 76 seat jet which includes first-class seating with service daily beginning on June 4.
Owners of iJet Charters and Wildcat Touring announced the launch of scheduled charter flights from Fort Lauderdale to three Bahamas destinations, Key West and a flight from New York to Marsh Harbour in Great Abaco.
Airline Operator Meregrass, Inc. and IJet Charters announce plans for a Marsh Harbour, Fort Lauderdale and New York premium class scheduled charter service slated to commence in April 2015.
After a test run last year, Tropic Ocean Airways, partnering with IJet Charters, landed a seaplane full of U.S. journalists in White Sound Harbour. The Ft. Lauderdale based airline is beginning twice-weekly regular flights directly to Elbow Cay starting Feb 14. Customs and Immigration will be available at the Abaco Inn to greet and clear passengers.
After the implementation of new Customs Landing Fees on July 1, 2013 there were a flurry of complaints from airline companies and private pilots, and while the clamour has waned the negative publicity continues to come, and in some cases against the wrong people.
On November 14, American Eagle announced the discontinuation of its ATR prop-plane service to Marsh Harbour in exchange for its jet service on Nov.15. Approximately 25 passengers were given a red-carpet greeting by American Eagle employees and Tourism officials in commemoration of the inaugural flight.