(Stay tuned for The Bahamas Weekly VIDEO from the trip - Coming Soon!)
Arriving in Turks and Caicos after a comfortable 2 hour flight from Grand Bahama.
Grand Bahama Island - On
October 14th SkyBahamas, the Bahamian regional airline took an inaugural flight
to Turks and Caicos Islands. The Bahamas Weekly News Team and
approximately 30 persons who are travel, business, and media partners were
invited to join SkyBahamas management on a two-hour flight to sight-see on the
beautiful city of Providenciales. Captains for the flight were Travis Stein and
Blake Maura. On board offering first class SkyBahamas in-flight service was Jamal Evans.
there, the group had lunch at Seven Stars resort where SkyBahamas’ CEO/President,
Captain Randy Butler and Kevin Turnquest, Chairman of SkyBahamas had the
opportunity to bring remarks on future plans to both the Turks and Caicos and
Grand Bahama media about this initiative to commence non-stop flights from
Grand Bahama Island to Turks and Caicos on a weekly basis.
to Chairman of the Board of Sky Bahamas, Mr. Peter Turnquest, with the
pending launch of its scheduled service into Turks and Caicos and its
continuous adherence to its core value of a culture of safety and
passionate, quality service to its existing destinations, Sky Bahamas
is prepared to take the commercial travel industry to a new altitude.
“The Company is more than just about fancy words and well-crafted gimmicks.
destinations who have come on board with us know very well that the
proof is in the pudding, and we will continue to soar to new heights,”
Mr. Turnquest said.
plan is to no longer be just the regional airline of The Bahamas, but
we at Sky are strategically positioning ourselves to be the industry
leader of the Caribbean region.”
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Part of the SkyBahamas Team, from left to right: Jessica Watkins, Marketing Director; Letera Pinder, Accounts Officer; and Melissa M. Cartwright
Charter & VIP Services Coordinator at the SkyBahamas airport in Grand Bahama.
SLIDE SHOW: Grand Bahama Island to Turks and Caicos in only 2 hours. Inaugural SkyBahamas flight on October 14th, 2009
CEO and Captain, Randy Butler helps pass out snacks to his guests.
Melissa M. Cartwright
Charter & VIP Services Coordinator helps with a few raffles during the flight where SkyBahamas hats were given away for correctly answered trivia questions about the airline.
Kenneth Romer, SkyBahamas Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Consultant
SLIDE SHOW: Flight guests were treated to a wonderful lunch at Seven Stars Resort in Provenciales, TCI.
Chairman of SkyBahamas, Kevin Turnquest speaks about the flight and SkyBahamas progress and plans to Turks and Caicos media as well as the inaugural flight guests.
CEO and Captain Randy Butler gives words to the Turks and Caicos press and those present at the lunch hosted by Seven Stars Resort in Provenciales, TCI.