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Vision Airlines To Offer Flights To Bahamas

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SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — Vision Airlines plans to start running flights between five U.S. cities and the Bahamas.

Bryan Glazer, a spokesman for the Georgia-based, low-fare airline, says the new flights start Thursday.

They will fly to Freeport International Airport on Grand Bahama Island from Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport, Md.; Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla.; Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C.; Richmond International Airport, Va. and Louisville International Airport, Ky.

Glazer says the new flights are part of a strategy to revitalize the tourism economy in the Bahamas and to fill gaps at some U.S. airports in the wake of airline consolidation.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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