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Silver Airways Continuing Bahamas Relief Efforts

Silver Airways team members load supplies for relief flight to Freeport, Grand Bahamas (Photo: Business Wire)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Flights to Nassau, George Town, Governor’s Harbour, Bimini and North Eleuthera Fully Operational

Airline providing extended waivers for travel to Freeport, Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay, including flight changes to anywhere Silver Airways flies

Silver Airways, who has already completed numerous flights carrying needed supplies to the island of Eleuthera, including Governor's Harbour and North Eleuthera, as well as Nassau, is continuing its relief efforts to the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian.

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Today Silver Airways completed a relief flight to Freeport on Grand Bahama Island carrying first aid and personal hygiene supplies, food, water and clothing.

Silver Airways, a long-standing partner and necessary air service link to the Bahamas, has fully resumed flights to all airports that it serves in the Bahamas that were not impacted by Hurricane Dorian, including:

  • Nassau (NAS) – Bahamas capital on New Providence Island
  • George Town (GGT) in Exuma
  • Governor’s Harbour (GHB) in Eleuthera
  • Bimini (BIM)
  • North Eleuthera (ELH)

In addition to resuming flights and transporting relief supplies, Silver Airways has also set up a Bahamas Strong Hurricane Relief GoFundMe page to support its many team members who have been affected by the storm.

Silver Airways, synonymous with the Bahamas and offering more routes in the Bahamas than any other airline, is fully committed to resuming service to Treasure Cay (Abaco), Marsh Harbour (Abaco), and Freeport (Grand Bahama) as soon as these airports reopen. In the meantime, Silver is providing customers with reservations to the airports of Freeport (FPO), Marsh Harbour (MHH) and Treasure Cay (TCB) with extra flexibility by extending travel waivers following Hurricane Dorian.

Customers booked for travel to these airports through November 30, 2019, may rebook their flights without change fees or fare differences (excluding government and airport imposed fees and taxes) to any of Silver Airways’ destinations in the Bahamas, including Nassau, George Town, Governor’s Harbour, Bimini and North Eleuthera.

Or customers booked for travel to these airports through November 30, 2019, may change their destination to any destination Silver Airways operates within Florida and the Caribbean, without paying the rebooking and change fees. Any difference in fare, taxes and fees will apply.

Affected customers will have up to one year from their original ticketing date to complete travel.

To make a change in a reservation, customers should call the Silver Airways customer service team at 801-401- 9100 prior to their scheduled departure time.

For details on Silver Airways’ flights throughout the Bahamas and beyond, visit SilverAirways.com.

About Silver Airways

Silver Airways operates the most routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas from its hubs in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa, as well as flights connecting Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Silver also flies seasonally between Boston and Bar Harbor, Maine. Silver is the official airline of the Minor League Baseball team Daytona Tortugas and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. In addition, Silver owns and cooperatively operates Seaborne Airlines with flights in the Virgin Islands. Silver is a codeshare partner with United, JetBlue, American, Delta and Avianca, and has interline agreements with Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Azul, Bahamasair, Copa Airlines, Emirates and Hahn Air. Members of United’s MileagePlus® and JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty programs can also earn frequent flyer awards for travel throughout Silver’s network. Silver is honored to be the North American launch customer for the all new, redesigned ATR-600 offering best-in-class quiet cabins, premium leather seats with more legroom, and spacious overhead bins that accommodate full-size, carry-on roller bags. Silver’s fleet is currently composed by ATR-600s and Saab 340s, and Seaborne Airlines’ fleet is composed of Saab 340s and Twin Otter Seaplanes. Silver is expanding its fleet with up to 50 eco-friendly ATR-600s. Silver is owned by affiliates of Philadelphia-based investment firm Versa Capital Management, LLC. To learn more about Silver’s refined passenger experience, visit www.silverairways.com/destinations/atr42.

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