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Photos & Video: Special Welcome For Air Canada

Photos & Video: Special Welcome For Air Canada

[Updated] The airport will be giving a special water cannon welcome to the incoming Air Canada flight today [May 3] to help celebrate their 70th anniversary of service to Bermuda. We will have more information and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Live video below, if you have any issues watching, please try viewing... Read more of this article

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Emergency personnel rushed to the airport after a small aircraft crashed while landing this evening [April 30], resulting in the pilot sustaining what officials said were “non life threatening injuries” and the airfield being temporarily closed down before re-opening at around 9.00pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Lieutenant... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Landing At Airport

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Landing At Airport

A total of eight US Marine Corps V22 Osprey military aircraft landed at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Feb 28]. It is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations. The 6-minute live video replay is below:In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The CV-22 Osprey... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Jets & Tanker At Airport

Photos: RAF Military Jets & Tanker At Airport

Aircraft from the Royal Air Force [RAF] could be seen at the L.F. Wade International Airport today [Feb 22]. Recent visits have seen Typhoon fighter jets accompanied by A330 Voyager tankers as they travel from Lajes Air Base in Terceira, Azores on their way to the annual Red Flag Exercise in Las Vegas, Nevada where the exercise gives pilots the experience... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Photos/Video: Plane Makes Emergency Landing

[Updated with video] Emergency services responded to the L.F. Wade International Airport early this morning [Feb 4] for an American Airlines flight that was making an emergency landing due to “possible fire in the cargo hold”. The flight, which was traveling from New York to Brazil, had diverted to Bermuda.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Four Royal Air Force [RAF] typhoons and a Voyager tanker landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [Jan 16], with light rain falling as the planes touched down. Bernews understands the planes are scheduled to stay overnight, and due to depart tomorrow. The 2-minute live video replay is below:It is not unusual for military... Read more of this article

Photos: Airport Redevelopment Construction

Photos: Airport Redevelopment Construction

Construction on Bermuda’s new airport terminal continues with workers preparing the site for development and receiving delivery of materials for building. The project has seen the arrival of three boat loads of materials with the latest cargo ship recently arriving in St. George’s Harbour with materials for the project being transferred to Marginal... Read more of this article

Photos: Cargo Ship Delivers Airport Materials

Photos: Cargo Ship Delivers Airport Materials

One of the marine vessels in St. George’s Harbour is the cargo ship Nomadic Bergen which is anchored in the harbour delivering cargo destined for the airport redevelopment site. Unloading of materials continues, utilizing cranes and a floating barge which transports the cargo to Marginal Wharf where a fleet of flatbed trucks deliver the items... Read more of this article

Photos: Qatar Airplane Unloading Cargo

Photos: Qatar Airplane Unloading Cargo

[Updated] A Qatar Airways cargo plane landed at Bermuda’s airport this morning [April 6], and a number of boxes are being unloaded from the plane. According to an online tracker, the Boeing 777-200LR/F arrived on the island this morning from Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. The boxes being unloaded are all covered in black material,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

[Updated with video] This afternoon [Jan 13] aircraft from the Royal Air Force [RAF] landed at LF Wade International Airport including an A330 Voyager tanker and 4 Typhoon fighter jets, having arrived from Lajes Air Base in Terceira, Azores. The group are on their way to the annual Red Flag Exercise in Las Vegas, Nevada where the exercise gives pilots... Read more of this article

Photos: Two Osprey Aircraft At Bermuda Airport

Photos: Two Osprey Aircraft At Bermuda Airport

Two Osprey aircraft  landed at the LF Wade International Airport today [Dec 12] with the reason for their visit unclear, however it is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations. In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines... Read more of this article

Videos: Coast Guard Evacuates Sick Passenger

Videos: Coast Guard Evacuates Sick Passenger

[Updated with videos] Local officials are currently helping to coordinate the helicopter evacuation of a sick passenger from the Norwegian Gem cruise ship, with the aircraft and helicopter due to refuel in Bermuda before rendezvousing with the ship. Update: US Coast Guard helicopter & C-130 taking off from Bermuda at approximately 11pmThe Duty... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: British Airways Heritage Collection

Photos, Video: British Airways Heritage Collection

[Written by Don Burgess] British Airways has come a long ways after four small airlines merged to form Imperial Airways limited on March 31, 1924. In the 92 years since then, one man has seen most of the changes the airline has made. Keith Hayward joined the company as a traffic apprentice in 1945 and has witnessed much of the history the airline has... Read more of this article