American Airlines has launched a new weekly flight to George Town Airport on Great Exuma.

Tourists, second home owners and property investors on the look out for real estate in The Bahamas will be delighted to hear that getting to the idyllic Exumas just got a little bit easier.

New Weekly Flight From North Carolina to Exuma

This month American Airlines launched an additional flight to the archipelago.

The US-based carrier has just added an extra flight from Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina to Exuma International Airport in George Town, Exuma in The Bahamas.

The inaugural flight took place on Saturday 3rd June 2017 using a 63-seat Bombardier CRJ-700 and will operate weekly on Saturdays.

Opening Up the Islands of the Bahamas to the USA

Dionisio D’Aguilar, Bahamas Minister of Tourism, commented: “Today we assemble to welcome yet another new flight by our long-term partner, American Airlines. Although it is only one flight a week, we see today’s flight as a very significant undertaking. American Airlines serves more islands of The Bahamas than any other airline. In so doing, American Airlines, you help us achieve a very important goal to maximize tourism spending and visitor arrivals throughout as many of our 700 islands as possible.”

Alfredo Gonzalez, American Airlines Managing Director for the Caribbean and Latin American, added: “We are very excited to be a part of this growth in The Bahamas. We have been flying to The Bahamas for more than 30 years. This is our 30th anniversary, so we are very committed to The Bahamas. We fly to six islands in The Bahamas.”

Welcome News for Bahamas Real Estate Buyers

The launch of the new flight will be welcome to buyers with an eye on real estate in the Exumas and to the many visitors that head to the beautiful cays each year to explore its white sand beaches, sparkling turquoise waters and attractions such as the world-famous and utterly unique swimming pigs.