Flamingo Air, headquartered in the Bahamas, operates from its main base at the Grand Bahama International Airport, Freeport. Additionally, it maintains offices at Marsh Harbour Abaco Airport, Bimini International Airport, and Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau. Though it has traditionally provided scheduled and charter services across numerous islands and to south Florida, Flamingo Air is presently grounded due to safety inspections following several incidents over recent years. The authorities have mandated a thorough examination of the airline’s maintenance protocols and safety practices before resuming operations.
Flamingo Air, in its operational times, facilitated connections among 13 destinations, playing a crucial role in connecting various islands and also providing air charter services to the Bahamas and south Florida. Its scheduled services, pivotal for both local and international tourists, spanned a network of islands, ensuring accessibility and connectivity within the region.
Flamingo Air’s fleet comprises 9 aircraft of varied models designed to cater to its diverse route network. The fleet includes the Cessna 402C Utiliner/Businessliner, Beechcraft C99 Commuter, Beechcraft 99A Airliner, and the de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter. These aircraft, with passenger capacities ranging from 9 to 19, have been integral in enabling Flamingo Air to serve its variety of destinations. However, several aircraft have been damaged in numerous incidents, as reflected in the provided accident data.
- ICAO: FMR
Official site: flamingoairbah.com