Government Advisories

Updated Travel Restrictions – March 26th, 2020

To Our Valued Partners.
Due to the extraordinary circumstance of the COVID-19 outbreak, The Government of the Bahamas has restricted air transport into The Bahamas. Odyssey Aviation has received approval from The Competent Authority to remain open and operational with specific guidelines. Read the rest…

BAHAMAS MINISTRY OF TOURISM & AVIATION STATEMENT ON COVID-19

NASSAU, Bahamas, March 16, 2020 – The Bahamas Ministry of Health is working closely with all pertinent government agencies throughout the destination to execute the Bahamas National Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19. At this time, there is one confirmed case of coronavirus in Nassau, Read the rest…

IMPORTANT GOVERNMENT ADVISORY

From Bradley Strachan, Air Transport License.
“For Foreign Operators with respect to (SOD) requirements for the Bahamian Foreign Ops Spec as indicated in Scheduled 20 Sub-part E paragraph 20.145.
Requires that, (among other documents) each foreign operator must have within the relevant aircraft, Read the rest…

FAMILY ISLAND AIRPORTS DIVISION OF THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY FEE SCHEDULE

General Aviation/Private Pilots Notice:  Bahamas Airport Authority
 
Click here to download a PDF of the Airport Authority Fee Schedule
 
NOTE:
This information was shared a few weeks ago, Read the rest…

Value Added Tax (VAT) Increase

NOTICE
Taking Effect: July 1st, 2018
 
IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS:
May 30th, 2018, The Bahamas Government proposed in the
2018/19 Budget Communication, that effective July 1st, 2018
Value Added Tax (VAT) will increase
from the current rate of 7.5% to 12%. Read the rest…

Airport Authority New Fees & Charges

NOTICE
Taking Effect: 1st September 2017
LYNDEN PINDLING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
IMPOSITION / VARIATION OF FEES AND CHANGES
Aeronautical Fees
Landing Fees Increase 3.0%
Terminal Fees Increase 3.0%
Aircraft Loading Bridge Fees Increase 3.0%
Aircraft Parking Fees Increase 3.0%
Please note that these fees are imposed by the government and are not Odyssey Aviation fees. Read the rest…

NOTICE OF VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT)

Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Dear Valued Customers,
For more than a year now FBOs (Fixed Base Operator) in The Bahamas have been in discussions with The Bahamas Government about its treatment of Value Added Tax (VAT) on the aviation sector.   Read the rest…

Airport Closings – Hurricane Joaquin

At 1000hrs this morning NAD Operations received the attached official NOTAM from ATC advising that Air Traffic Services will be suspended the 2nd October, 2015 from 2pm (1400hrs) to 7am (0700hrs) 3rd October, 2015.  Subsequently, airport operations will be suspended during this timeframe as well. Read the rest…

IMPORTANT GOVERNMENT ADVISORY

The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Government will increase the rate of Departure Tax. Effective October 1st the Government Required Departure Tax will become $29.00 per departing passenger, an increase of $4.00 from the existing rate of $25.00. Read the rest…

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