On Tuesday, 14th February, 2023 the Immigration Department effectively executed two (2) repatriation exercises.
At approximately 7:46 a.m., a Bahamasair chartered flight UP901 departed Lynden Pindling Int’l Airport, New Providence for Port-au-Prince, Haiti with sixty-four (64) Haitian nationals onboard; forty-six (46) males and eighteen (18) females.
Additionally, at 3:52 p.m., a Bahamasair flight UP211 departed Lynden Pindling Int’l Airport, New Providence for Havana, Cuba with thirty-one (31) Cuban nationals onboard; twenty-seven (27) males and four (4) females.
The Department’s Deportation and Enforcement Units led both escorts. All security and health protocols were observed as the safety and welfare of our officers, law enforcement counterparts and migrants remain the highest priority.