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Air Berlin Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Air Berlin Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200 landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 2.00pm this afternoon [Dec 4] after the pilot diverted the plane to the island to disembark a sick passenger. Air Berlin flight #7408 which departed from Düsseldorf International Airport in Germany was met at the main air terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue personnel,... Read more of this article

AA To Fly Philadelphia To Bermuda Year Round

AA To Fly Philadelphia To Bermuda Year Round

[Updated with videos] American Airlines “plans to boost their services to Bermuda,” Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said, as “AA will now connect Philadelphia to Bermuda year round, bringing its winter service back on line. “American will offer once-a-week service from Philadelphia from January 14... Read more of this article

US Bans Samsung Note 7 Phones On Airplanes

US Bans Samsung Note 7 Phones On Airplanes

The U.S. Department of Transportation with the Federal Aviation Administration [FAA] on Friday [Oct 14] announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. The U.S. Department of Transportation said, “Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device... Read more of this article

British Airways Cancels Flights To/From Bermuda

British Airways Cancels Flights To/From Bermuda

[Updated] Saying the “safety of our customers and crews are always our top priorities,” British Airways confirmed they have “cancelled services to and from Bermuda on Wednesday.” A spokesperson said, “Given the uncertainty caused by the weather we are also offering flexible rebooking options for customers who are due to... Read more of this article

Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit Opens

Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit Opens

“Bermuda’s Aircraft Registry is extensive and ranks 10th in size when compared to the 191 signatory States to the Convention on International Civil Aviation,” Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy told Summit attendees, adding that “we are proud of the status it has achieved as a leading offshore registry.” Speaking... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Offshore Aircraft Conference

Bermuda To Host Offshore Aircraft Conference

Close to 100 delegates are set to attend a major aviation event in Bermuda next week, bringing together air-finance and aircraft registration experts from Europe, the US, the Caribbean and Bermuda. The sixth annual Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit, hosted by aviation summit organiser AeroPodium, takes place at the Hamilton Princess & Beach... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts After ‘Possible Lightning Strike’

Flight Diverts After ‘Possible Lightning Strike’

[Updated] A “possible lightning strike” resulted in a JetBlue flight scheduled to travel from New York to Bermuda diverting to Logan Airport in Boston today [Sept 19]. An NECN story said, “JetBlue Flight 1731 had left John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City on Monday morning when the pilot reported a possible lightning strike after... Read more of this article

Transport Minister Meets With Azores Airline

Transport Minister Meets With Azores Airline

Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Minister Michael Fahy met with Azores airline SATA to “explore opportunities that might help increase airlift to Bermuda,” with Minister Fahy saying the “discussions were fruitful and we shall continue to dialogue.” Minister Fahy met with Duarte Carreiro, the international managing director... Read more of this article

First Commercial Flight From U.S. Lands In Cuba

First Commercial Flight From U.S. Lands In Cuba

The first commercial flight in more than 50 years from the United States landed in Cuba today, with JetBlue Flight 387 touching down about an hour after leaving Fort Lauderdale, Florida with 150 passengers on board. JetBlue is the first U.S. airline to resume regularly scheduled airline service under new rules allowing Americans greater access to Cuba.... Read more of this article

Video: Russian Airline Diverts To Bermuda

Video: Russian Airline Diverts To Bermuda

A Russian Airline — which was enroute from the Dominican Republic to Moscow — diverted to Bermuda at just past 6.00pm this evening [August 24] due to a sick passenger.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis said, “At 5:04pm this afternoon, 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call regarding a flight... 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

Longtail Aviation Adds 2nd Boeing Business Jet

Longtail Aviation Adds 2nd Boeing Business Jet

Longtail Aviation announced the addition of a second Boeing Business Jet to its managed fleet, saying “clients will enjoy all the same comforts in the air as on the land: two private state rooms, each with a private bath/shower; a fully equipped service galley; private office space and an over-abundance of space to relax in total privacy or conduct... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Aviation Conference In October

Bermuda To Host Aviation Conference In October

Bermuda will host the island’s first aviation industry conference later this year, attracting air-finance and aircraft registration experts from around the world, the Bermuda Business Development Agency announced today. The sixth annual Offshore Aircraft Registration event, hosted by aviation summit organiser AeroPodium at the Hamilton Princess &... Read more of this article