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Baggage Policy

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Western Air has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage policy. Certain small items can be taken onboard for free.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers are allowed one carry-on bag, which must weigh less than 15lbs and be able to fit in the overhead storage bin. In addition, passengers are each allowed a personal item, such as a purse, small backpack or laptop bag.

Checked Baggage

Each passenger is allowed 40lbs. of checked baggage. Excess baggage is available to add for an additional fee.

Cabin Classes

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Western Air only officially has 1 cabin class — Economy Class.

Economy Class


Before departing from the airline's facilities at San Andros International Airport and Grand Bahama International Airport, passengers can relax in the private terminal buildings, where cafe/snack bars are available. The largest private airline operating in the Bahamas, the airline provides an exclusive and seamless experience for passengers.

What are seats like?

The Saab 340A have 33 seats are offer a comfortable onboard experience for passengers. The aircraft are ideal for short distance flights and are used for both island hopping and longer range travel. The airline's Embraer ERJ 145LR aircraft are long range jets provide a next level of luxury for longer flights, used for international operations.


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Western Air only provides airport check-in for their passengers.

Online Check-in

Online check-in is not currently available. Passengers will need to arrive at the airport with enough time to complete check-in.

Airport Check-in

Passengers are asked to arrive two hours prior to scheduled departure. The check-in and security process at the airline's terminals are usually quick, especially at the private passenger terminal in Freeport and San Andros. However, the airline still encourage passengers to arrive at check- in two hours before departure to ensure enough time to contact the local agent and be in the departure lounge for when the aircraft arrives.

Frequent Flyer Programme

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The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

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The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.

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Destinations that Western Air flies to

Western Air offers scheduled passenger flights between the islands of the Bahamas, including Nassau and San Andros, Congo Town, Bimini, Abaco and Freeport, Grand Bahama, Cat Island, and Exuma. As well as scheduled passenger flights, the airline provides private charters throughout the Bahamas and the Caribbean, as well as Central and South America.

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