Houston travelers looking for a quick and easy island getaway now have a new connection at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Bahamasair now offers twice-a-week nonstop service between Houston and Nassau. Bahamasair flights depart every Monday and Thursday morning, leaving Houston at 8 a.m. and arriving at Nassau at 11:10 a.m., and return service from Nassau back to Houston will run every Sunday and Wednesday, departing at 4 p.m. and arriving at Bush Airport by 7:10 p.m. Bahamasair is offering a special introductory rate of $445 round trip including taxes, making an island getaway inexpensive and convenient for the holidays. Passengers will receive complimentary refreshments, snacks and their first bag checked free aboard a Boeing 737-500 Series aircraft. For information, visit or call 1-800-222-4262.