Atlantic Airways’ inaugural service to Nassau
in the Bahamas
has also marked the first landing on the airport’s newly-renovated runway.
part of a larger airside development programme costing some $35 million the
main runway has been extended to 3,475m (11,400ft).
began in January and the runway was officially opened yesterday with the
arrival of a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 from the Cuban capital Havana.
is the first stage of development at Nassau International Airport and now work on our new
terminal building begins,” said Bahamas
aviation minister Glenys
has also been undertaken on Nassau’s
taxiways and aprons.
speaking of the new Virgin services to the island state, says: “I hope this is
a love affair which is long and very fulfilling.”