The Exumas are expected to welcome an increase of Canadian visitors over the winter season as Air Canada Vacations announces the operation of direct flights from Toronto to George Town, commencing December 19, 2021. The Airbus A220-300 flights will run once a week on Sundays until April 17, 2022, departing at 9:30 a.m. from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and arriving in The Bahamas by 1 p.m.
The Islands of The Bahamas newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation, the Hon. I. Chester Cooper, said: “We are excited to welcome new and returning Canadian visitors who want to escape the winter weather, to visit and enjoy the beautiful Out Island of Exuma.” He continued, “Air Canada Vacation’s direct flight from Toronto Pearson to George Town not only benefits travellers but also the local community on Exuma.”
Nino Montagnese, Vice President, Air Canada Vacations said: “As the demand for leisure travel continues to grow, we’re ready to advance the recovery of our industry by meeting the needs of travellers from all walks of life. We want to entice Canadians to dream of relaxation, adventure and sunnier days ahead. Exuma provides the perfect breathtaking backdrop for those dreams.”
Effective November 8, 2021, Air Canada will also be offering daily flights from Toronto to Nassau, and beginning in December, weekend flights will be available from Montreal to Nassau.
The Bahamas Ministry of Health and Wellness has put forward a number of COVID-19 protocols to ensure the safety of its residents, airline essential workers and visitors. The following protocols will be in effect to protect their health and safety:
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