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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

Photos: British Airways’ Flight Simulator

Photos: British Airways’ Flight Simulator

[Written by Don Burgess] Have you ever dreamed of piloting a multi-million dollar airliner? British Airways is giving people a chance to experience the thrill of being in the cockpit of one of its planes through its flight simulator. The facility, which is located in London, could make your next travel to the UK a thrilling one. The Boeing flight simulator... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: British Airways i360 Tower

Photos & Video: British Airways i360 Tower

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda residents will be able to use British Airways’ new arrival and departure areas at Gatwick starting on January 24. That is the day BA will move from the North Terminal to the South Terminal and offer up a better travel experience for fliers. Colm Lacy, head of Commercial British Airways Gatwick, told Bernews “This... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Air Force Transports Injured Man

Photos & Video: Air Force Transports Injured Man

A boat transporting the survivors from a fishing vessel that caught fire arrived in Bermuda this morning [June 24], where an injured crew member was disembarked and taken to Bermuda’s airport by ambulance, and then flown by the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. for further treatment. The fishing vessel ‘Pioneer’ caught fire approximately 900 miles... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport saw extra activity today after three military aircraft paid the island a visit, taking off earlier this afternoon.The aircraft visiting the island included a Royal Air Force [RAF] A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying two Typhoon fighter jets, with the jets having arrived earlier this week. It is understood that... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

[Updated with video] Just before noon today [Feb 22] aircraft from the Royal Air Force departed Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport, heading to the Azores.The group of aircraft included the A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying four Typhoon fighter jets. As is the usual protocol, once the jets start their engines to warm up, passing traffic begin... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos: RAF Military Planes Land In Bermuda

At around 5.30pm today [Feb 19] aircraft from the Royal Air Force landed at LF Wade International Airport, with one Voyager tanker and three Typhoons touching down. The RAF aircraft are understood to have traveled from Eglin Air Force Base in northwest Florida, and due to make a short stop on the island. It is not unusual for military aircraft to stop... Read more of this article