List of companies of the Bahamas

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Location of the Bahamas

The Bahamas is an archipelagic state of the Lucayan Archipelago consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean; north of Cuba and Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic); northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands; southeast of the US state of Florida and east of the Florida Keys. Its capital is Nassau on the island of New Providence. The designation of "The Bahamas" can refer to either the country or the larger island chain that it shares with the Turks and Caicos Islands. As stated in the mandate/manifesto of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, the Bahamas territory encompasses 470,000 km2 (180,000 sq mi) of ocean space.

The Bahamas became an independent Commonwealth realm in 1973, retaining Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch. In terms of gross domestic product per capita, the Bahamas is one of the richest countries in the Americas (following the United States and Canada), with an economy based on tourism and finance.[1]

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Abaco Air Consumer services Travel & leisure Marsh Harbour 1975 Charter airline, defunct 2013
Bahamas Electricity Corporation Utilities Electricity Nassau 1956
Bahamas Securities Exchange Financials Financial services Nassau 1999 Exchange
BahamasAir Consumer services Travel & leisure Nassau 1973 National airline
Bank of London and Montreal Financials Banking Nassau 1958 Bank, defunct 1971
BTC Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Nassau 1966 State-owned
Cherokee Air Consumer services Travel & leisure Marsh Harbour 1987 Charter airline
Clonaid Health care Biotechnology Nassau 1997 Cloning
Compass Point Studios Consumer services Media Nassau 1977 Record label, defunct 2010
Flamingo Air Consumer services Travel & leisure Nassau 2004 Charter airline
Golden Wings Charters Consumer services Travel & leisure Nassau 2000 Charter airline
SkyBahamas Airlines Consumer services Travel & leisure Nassau 1988 Airline
Southern Air Charter Consumer services Travel & leisure Nassau 1998 charter airline
Western Air Consumer services Travel & leisure Nicholls Town 2001 Airline

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