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Men Fined $3,000 After Disruption On Airplane

Men Fined $3,000 After Disruption On Airplane

Two British nationals appeared in Magistrates Court this afternoon [Apr 13] where they were fined $3,000 each following the incident yesterday which saw an airline divert to Bermuda, with the court hearing that both men appeared to be drunk, were shouting on the plane, with one man throwing peanuts at the airline staff. A police statement after yesterday’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

[Updated with video] A Thomson Airways flight heading to Mexico diverted to Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport today [April 12], and was greeted by a number of police officers, with at least half a dozen police vehicles visible on scene as of this writing. The Boeing 787-8 departed Gatwick Airport in London this morning heading to Cancun... Read more of this article

Delta Airlines Flight #402 Diverts To Bermuda

Delta Airlines Flight #402 Diverts To Bermuda

A Delta flight diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [March 10] due to a passenger suffering a medical emergency. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Sergeant Russann Francis said, “At 4:14pm this afternoon, 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call regarding a flight diversion due to a medical emergency. “Airport Duty Officer,... Read more of this article

Delta Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Delta Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Passengers on board Delta flight 460 had an unexpected delay in their journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday [Feb 22] when their plane diverted to Bermuda to disembark a sick passenger. The flight, which departed New York’s JFK Airport, was south west of the island when the captain decided to make the diversion, flying a zigzag pattern to... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Three Planes Divert To Bermuda

Photos & Video: Three Planes Divert To Bermuda

[Updated with third diversion] Two planes diverted to the island tonight [Feb 16] with one landing with a damaged windshield and the other with a medical emergency. At approximately 7.20pm a private plane landed after it diverted to the island with a reported damaged windshield. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service trucks were stationed near the runway for... Read more of this article

Flights Cancelled As Storm Disrupts Schedule

Flights Cancelled As Storm Disrupts Schedule

A number of Bermuda flights — both incoming and departing — have been cancelled today [Feb 15] as a winter storm impacts the United States and Canada. According to the U.S. National Weather Service, “The biggest weather concern over the next 24 hours will be a rapidly developing nor’easter near New England. “This is expected... Read more of this article

Minister: UK Offers Support For Airspace Initiative

Minister: UK Offers Support For Airspace Initiative

The U.K. Department for Transport [DfT] offered its “full support” of the Bermuda Airspace initiative, Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell said today [Feb 13] in the House of Assembly. “Bermuda’s airspace is of strategic and operational importance to the United States National Airspace System [NAS] and is... Read more of this article

Thomson Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Thomson Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

A Thomson Airways flight diverted to the island with a sick passenger tonight [Feb 3] landing at the LF Wade International at approximately 9.15pm. Thomson flight #31 was on its way from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic to the London Gatwick Airport when it diverted to Bermuda and was met at the airport by emergency services. The passenger was transferred... Read more of this article

Severe Weather Cancels Some Bermuda Flights

Severe Weather Cancels Some Bermuda Flights

Severe winter weather conditions forecast for the eastern seaboard have caused some Bermuda flights to be canceled, with the storm expected to effect the northeastern United States and eastern Canada tomorrow [Jan 27]. According to Weather.gov, “A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor’easter... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

[Updated with video] Five Royal Air Force aircraft landed in cloudy and rainy conditions at the L.F.Wade International Airport at approximately 3pm this afternoon [Jan 6], with the four Typhoons and one A330-200 Voyager tanker having traveled from Lajes, Azores. The RAF website said, “This week 1 [Fighter] Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth are headed... Read more of this article

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