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Nonstop service to the Bahamas coming to BHM

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Officials with the Birmingham Airport Authority have announced new nonstop international service from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Freeport, Grand Bahamas.

The seasonal service from BHM begins on Saturday and will continue through Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

According to the website for BahamasAir, the service is not daily. The first arrival is scheduled for Friday, May 2 at 6 p.m. The first departure is scheduled for Saturday, May 3 at 9:05 a.m. It appears service will be available every five days.

"We are very excited to have BahamasAir and VacationExpress.com serving the Birmingham community with this new international route to Freeport, Grand Bahamas. This new route is a great enhancement to our current air service program. We hope Birmingham and surrounding community members will visit this great new destination this summer," said Al Denson with the Birmingham Airport Authority.

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