Coco Bahama Seaplanes is a new startup carrier, scheduled to launch in February 2021. In the meantime, you can take a look at our list of Alternative Airlines below to discover airlines that currently operate similar routes within the Caribbean.
Cocco Bahama Seaplanes (COCO) is a new domestic airline based in the Bahamas, a country in the Caribbean which consists of over 700 islands. COCO hopes to increase access to the stunning islands of the Bahamas, allowing travellers to experience the secluded paradise that the islands have to offer.
The airline is being established by Kamalame Cay, a high-end private island resort off the central coast of Andros Island. The airline will be working closely with both independent and multinational hotels and resorts to create a route network that benefits tourists.
Coco Bahama Seaplanes will be the first year-round airline to operate in the Bahamas in over half a century. The airline has chosen to use seaplanes so that COCO can fly directly to island harbours.
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The airline has not published its schedules or destinations, but has stated that it is planning to operate between the islands of the Bahamas.
The airline is in an early stage of startup, and has yet to announce what the baggage allowance will be for passengers.
This informations is not yet available.
It is not yet known whether online check-in is available.
The airline has yet to publish an announcement regarding recommended check-in times, nor what destinations the seaplanes will be landing at.
More information regarding the onboard experience has yet to be announced. It is likely that the airline will provide standard seating. COCO hopes to bring glamour, classic style and quality service to travellers exploring the islands of The Bahamas.
The airline will operate a fleet of state-of-the-art seaplanes, with two-pilot crew and world-class safety standards.
It is not yet known where the airline will base its operations. Coco is a private seaplane operator, and may operate to tourist resorts.
Bahamasair is the national airline of the Bahamas, with a particular focus on internal flights within the Bahamas — the airline flies to several destinations within the country.
Other seaplane operators in the Bahamas include Seabird Air Seaplane Services and Trans Island Airways, among others private charter operators.
The following airlines operate flights to the Bahamas from other Caribbean islands:
22nd January 2021
Despite the challenging times that the tourism industry has faced in the Bahamas following the global COVID-19 pandemic, a new airline is set to launch and invest in the future of tourism in The Bahamas. This new airline hopes to commence operations before demand takes-off again, as borders begin to reopen following the pandemic and travellers begin to search for quieter islands to explore.