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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Search for possible debris finds only empty Indian Ocean
March 21, 2014
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Search for possible debris finds only empty Indian Ocean

Search planes scoured a remote patch of the Indian Ocean but came back empty-handed Friday after a 10-hour mission looking for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, another disappointing day in one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries...

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February 26, 2015
Bahamasair sickout cost airline 820,000

THE Christmas industrial action by Bahamasair pilots over failed contract negotiations with the government cost the airline over $820,000 as of January 20, Deputy Prime Minister Philip "Brave" Davis confirmed yesterday.

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American Airlines recognizes employees at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau with the Customer Cup Award for the first time
December 02, 2015
American Airlines recognizes employees at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau with the Customer Cup Award for the first time

American Airlines employees in Nassau were awarded the Cup for providing exceptional customer service

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January 12, 2015
Chinese airline considering direct flights to Bahamas

China Eastern Airlines General Manager Liu Shaoyong has announced that his company will undertake a feasibility test on charter flights from China to The Bahamas, bolstering the chances of direct air service between the two jurisdictions.
Liu apparently made the announcement during a meeting with Prime Minister Perry Christie when Christie visited China Eastern's Shanghai offices. China Eastern is...

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January 08, 2015
Govt has 'proof of airline sabotage'

While the Bahamas Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) insisted its pilots did not report to work for two days in December because they were sick, correspondence obtained by The Nassau Guardian shows that the association asked its international affiliates not to help Bahamasair while its operations were crippled two days before Christmas.
In a December 23 letter to members of the International Feder...

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December 13, 2014
Guardian editorial on airline industry oversight raises interesting questions

Dear Editor,
Your editorial of December 4, 2014 asks where the oversight of the aviation industry is after two recent fatal crashes. It raises concerns about passengers being switched between airlines, sometimes to an airline they might not have normally travelled.
And you ask for consumer protection, more regulations, as well as airline worthiness records and safety ratings of the local aviation ...

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November 14, 2014
Airline Leaders Encourage to Consider Bahahamas for New Route Development Opportunities

As the country continues to enhance its infrastructure in the Aviation sector, the time is ‘ripe’ for Nassau for new route development opportunities...

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November 13, 2014
Airline chief says many factors may have led to crash

SKYBAHAMAS CEO and President Captain Randy Butler yesterday said "any number of factors," including "weather phenomena" and "microbursts" could have caused Sunday's fatal plane crash that killed Bahamas Faith Ministries International founder Dr Myles Munroe and eight others.

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November 12, 2014
Woods: The Bahamas likely cannot govern airline registry

Bahamasair Managing Director Henry Woods yesterday warned it is unlikely that The Bahamas would be able to govern an international aircraft registry in the near future, despite the significant economic benefits a registry would provide.
Woods told Guardian Business that The Bahamas could learn from similar initiatives undertaken by regional competitors, including Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, if...

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JETBLUE Becomes Official Airline Sponsor of BIFF
November 10, 2014
JETBLUE Becomes Official Airline Sponsor of BIFF

It was announced today that JetBlue Airways has come on board to sponsor the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) and will lend its name to support the New Vision Film section of the Festival...

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