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Bahamasair to start new flights to Miami, Havana and Birmingham

Bahamasair (Nassau) will again add the Freeport-Miami route on June 6, operating two days a week (on Fridays and Sundays). Additionally the carrier will start a route linking Nassau with Havana three days a week commencing on June 3.

In other news, Bahamasair has contracted with Xtra Airways (Boise, Idaho) to operate a summer seasonal charter service to Birmingham, Alabama. The first charter flight departed from Birmingham to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island on May 3. The seasonal charter flights will operate to Freeport through August 6 and is bookable through VacationExpress.com.

Read the full account from AL.com: CLICK HERE

In addition, Bahamasair is back at Baltimore/Washington (BWI) and Richmond (RIC) for its summer charter program. Xtra Airways will again be operating the flights for Bahamasair. The first or second weekly charters will be operated with Xtra’s N43XA in Xtra colors. However N279AD is being painted at this time and will take over the BWI/RIC flights in a hybrid Bahamasair/Xtra Airways livery that N42XA carried last summer.

Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/AirlinersGallery.com. Xtra Airways has operated for Bahamasair in the past. Boeing 737-429 N42XA (msn 25729) is seen in the past at Baltimore/Washington with Bahamasair titles (currently the aircraft still displays Xtra Airways titles for the Birmingham flights).

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Xtra Airways is operating two Boeing 737-400s for One Airlines of Chile

Xtra Airways (Boise, Idaho) is now operating two of its Boeing 737-400s (N279AD and N42XA) for newcomer One Airlines of Chile.

One Airlines (Santiago) began charter operations on October 25 linking Santiago with Concepción in southern Chile and also to cities like Antofagasta and Calama in the northern part of the country, where the main mining investments are located.

Copyright Photo: Alvaro Romero/ModoCharlie.com. Boeing 737-4Q8 N279AD (msn 26279) rests between assignments at Santiago. The airliner is fully painted in the colors of the new charter airline. N279AD was formerly operated for DirectAir.

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Cal Jet Air to drop all service to Mazatlan early on February 5

Cal Jet Air (operated by Xtra Airways) (Minneapolis and San Antonio) has abruptly dropped all charter flights to Mazatlan, Mexico effective on February 5 instead of the planned April 7. The public charter company blamed a decision made by The Sinola Group in Mazatlan that was contracting the company to fly these flights operated by Xtra Airways. The Sinola government ended ended the support due to low bookings.

Cal Jet Air launched flights to Mazatlan on January 13 from Los Angeles, Denver, Oakland, Houston and San Antonio.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems. Formerly operated for Bahamasair by Xtra Airways until their two new Boeing 737-500s arrived, the pictured Boeing 737-429 N42XA (msn 25729) rests between Cal Jet Air charter flights at Los Angeles.

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Cal Jet Air to operate to Mazatlan from Houston, San Antonio, Denver, Los Angeles and Oakland

Cal Jet Air (Minneapolis and San Diego) is a new public charter company like the previous Direct Air (Myrtle Beach). The company is planning to operate charter flights to Mazatlan, Mexico from Houston, San Antonio, Denver, Los Angeles and Oakland.

Cal Jet Air’s flight will be operated by Xtra Airways (Boise), which is a U.S. Air Carrier, who provides public charter air flights. Xtra Airways use to operate for Direct Air. Cal Jet Air offers all-inclusive vacations, golf and entertainment packages.

All flights are filed and approved by the Department of Transportation and operate under Part 380 CFR. (Code of Federal Regulation)

According to the company, Cal Jet Air is privately owned and managed by a core management team consisting of five experienced men and women. Together they have more than 100 combined years of extensive experience in tour operations and packaging; aviation charters and services; finance; marketing; technology; and, general management in the tour operator aviation industry. The management team has extensive knowledge in both domestic and international operations.

Cal Jet Air is focused on delivering a reliable and safe product with professional service that meets or exceeds the expectations of their clients. The Company has based its Corporate Headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Cal Jet Air operates a Reservation / Call Center located in San Diego, California.

Copyright Photo: Luimer Cordero. Former Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-4Q8 N772AS (msn 25105) of Xtra Airways is seen at Punta Gorda, Florida operating for Direct Air.

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Bahamasair starts flying Freeport-Baltimore/Washington flights

Bahamasair (Nassau) as previously reported, started as planned nonstop flights between Freeport (Grand Bahama Island) and four U.S. cities including Richmond, Virginia; Louisville, Kentucky; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and Baltimore/Washington on May 1, 2012. This new network from Freeport (FPO) replaced Vision Airlines-operated flights which ended on April 30.

The new routes are being operated with Boeing 737-400 aircraft operated by Xtra Airlines (Boise) configured with 138 coach seats and 12 first class seats.

Copyright Photo: Tony Storck. Xtra Airways’ Boeing 737-429 (msn 25729) now carries Bahamasair titles and made its first visit as such to Baltimore/Washington on May 17.

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Bahamasair to replace Vision Airlines with new service to four U.S. cities

Bahamasair (Nassau) has announced it will start nonstop flights between Freeport (Grand Bahama Island) and four U.S. cities including Richmond, Virginia; Louisville, Kentucky; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and Baltimore/Washington. The new flights will start on May 1, 2012 in place of Vision Airlines’ previously operated service which ends on April 30.

The new routes will be operated with Boeing 737-400 aircraft operated by Xtra Airlines (Boise) configured with 138 coach seats and 12 first class seats.

Top Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum.

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Xtra Airways is operating Boeing 737-4S3 N43XA for DirectAir

Copyright Photo: Jan Petzold. N43XA is seen in action at the MYR base.

Xtra Airways (Boise) is operating its Boeing 737-4S3 N43XA (msn 24796) for DirectAir (Myrtle Beach) in its 2008 livery with DirectAir titles. DirectAir offers low-fare nonstop flights to Myrtle Beach from Niagara Falls, Newark, Pittsburgh, Plattsburgh, Columbus, OH, Worcester, and Springfield, IL. DirectAir also flies to Punta Gorda (near Fort Myers) from Worcester, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek, Plattsburgh, Springfield, IL, Rockford and Niagara Falls, and also to Sanford (near Orlando) from Kalamazoo and Worcester.

For more information please visit http://www.xtraairways.com site as well as the http://www.visitdirectair.com.

Xtra Airways’ 737-429 N42XA in new colors

 

Boeing 737-429 N42XA (msn 25729) of Xtra Airways prepares to depart from San Francisco in the new look.  To see how N42XA was formerly painted please click on the photo.  Copyright Photo: Mark Durbin.

Boeing 737-429 N42XA (msn 25729) of Xtra Airways prepares to depart from San Francisco in the new look. To see how N42XA was formerly painted please click on the photo. Copyright Photo: Mark Durbin.

Xtra Airways (formerly Casino Express) (Elko) introduced this updated color scheme in December 2008.

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