SEATTLE, Wash., June 28, 2023—Alaska Airlines now offering first-ever flights to the Bahamas with nonstops from Seattle to begin flying in mid-December of 2023.
For a limited time, introductory fares for flights between Seattle and Nassau start at $199 one-way. Tickets are available for purchase now at alaskaair.com. The convenient morning departures from Seattle allow travelers to arrive in Nassau in the late afternoon.
“We are thrilled to share in the anticipation of Alaska Airlines’ inaugural flight to the pristine shores of the Bahamas, opening a treasure trove of experiences for travelers,” said Bahamas Prime Minister Hon. Philip E. Davis. “For those looking to escape to our enchanting white beaches, turquoise waters and vibrant culture, this new connection provides an effortless path. We can’t wait to extend our warm Bahamian welcome to the visitors from afar, ushering in a new chapter of tourism and cultural exchange. We welcome and look forward to this new partnership.”
“We’re excited to add a ‘new dot’ to our route map and believe our guests will appreciate the convenience of nonstop service to the Bahamas this winter,” said Kirsten Amrine, vice president of revenue management and network planning for Alaska Airlines. “Whether our guests choose to stay in Nassau, or venture to the outer islands, the pristine beaches and crystal clear waters of the Bahamas await.”
New international service
According to the Alaska Airlines, the Seattle to Nassau international route is made possible because of the additional Boeing 737-9 aircrafts entering its fleet that offer an affordable and greater range to fly longer distances.
The Bahamas is comprised of 700 islands with Nassau located on New Providence Island as its capital. It was the first place in the New World where Christopher Columbus landed on October 12, 1492. After 325 years of “peaceful” British rule, the Bahamas became an independent country within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1973 and is celebrating its Golden Jubilee on July 10, 2023.
New international service
|Route||Start Date||End Date||Frequency||Aircraft|
|Los Angeles-Nassau||Dec. 15||April 9, 2024||4x weekly||737|
|Seattle-Nassau||Dec. 15||April 9, 2024||3x weekly||737|
|Las Vegas-Cabo San Lucas||Dec. 15||April 10, 2024||4x weekly||E175|
|Las Vegas-Puerto Vallarta||Dec. 14||April 9, 2024||4x weekly||E175|
Los Angeles & Seattle to the Bahamas
New flights to the Bahamas are a first for Alaska Airlines to the Caribbean nation. From two of its key West Coast hubs – Los Angeles and Seattle – the Boeing 737 will fly nonstop to the popular vacation destination off the coast of South Florida. The convenient morning departures from both Los Angeles and Seattle allow Alaska Airlines guests to arrive in Nassau in the late afternoon.
“SEA welcomes another dynamic, sunny winter destination – the first time Nassau has been served with nonstop service from Seattle,” said Lance Lyttle, managing director at SEA Airport. “Alaska Airlines is providing that opportunity for fun and sun to go with destinations from Mexico to Hawaii – choices Seattle travelers will surely be happy to have!”