Message to U.S. Citizen Travelers

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January 05, 2012

The U.S. Embassy is transmitting the following message to alert U.S. citizens that, due to a labor dispute with air traffic controllers, travelers have experienced significant flight delays at the Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, The Bahamas.  U.S. citizens using this airport should plan accordingly.    

U.S. citizens traveling or residing overseas are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) and with the appropriate U.S. Embassy or Consulate on the State Department's travel registration website at

For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy's Consular Section, located 42 Queen Street (across from the British Colonial Hilton Hotel), Nassau; telephone: 242-322-1181; after hours emergency telephone: 242-357-7004; ACS unit fax:  242-356-7174; e-mail:; web page:

For information on "What the Department of State Can and Can't Do in a Crisis," please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Emergencies and Crisis <>

U. S. Embassy
Nassau, Bahamas

News date : 01/05/2012    Category : Press Releases

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