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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

Travel Ad: Can’t Get To Bermuda On Pogo Stick

Travel Ad: Can’t Get To Bermuda On Pogo Stick

In what could described as a case of stating the obvious, an airline once marketed its Bermuda route with an advertisement proclaiming that you cannot get to Bermuda on a pogo stick, suggesting that the “hop” they provided was a better option. Colonial Airlines was a passenger airline that flew between the American east coast and Canada during the... Read more of this article

BA Flight On Despite UK Air Traffic Control Glitch

BA Flight On Despite UK Air Traffic Control Glitch

Airline passengers are facing what is being called “widespread flight disruption” by the BBC, following a technical problem at the United Kingdom’s air traffic control centre, however the Bermuda flight has left the United Kingdom. A British Airways spokesperson said, “All airlines at Heathrow and Gatwick airports have been affected... Read more of this article

Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

Delta flight 561, arriving from Boston today [Dec 10], encountered a bird strike upon arrival in Bermuda, resulting in passengers booked on the return flight to Boston being rebooked on Delta’s other flights to New York and Atlanta. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Airport Operations can confirm that Delta Flight 561, arriving from Boston,... Read more of this article

BA Cancels Today’s Flights To & From London

BA Cancels Today’s Flights To & From London

British Airways just announced that their flights today [Dec 10] to and from London have been cancelled. “Following the cancellation of today’s services, we have arranged for all Bermuda departing customers to be accommodated on BA 2232 leaving on December 11th,” a spokesperson said. “Customers have been provided with alternative... Read more of this article

Photos: Flight From Brazil Diverts To Bermuda

Photos: Flight From Brazil Diverts To Bermuda

[Updated with video + official information] An American Airlines flight traveling from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, diverted to Bermuda this morning [Dec 3], touching down at just past 6.00am. The Boeing 767-300 was heading to New York when some form of technical difficulty arose, and it was greeted by the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and an ambulance,... Read more of this article

26 Page Bermuda Feature In Delta Sky Magazine

26 Page Bermuda Feature In Delta Sky Magazine

A 26-page Bermuda profile, debuted in Delta Airline’s Sky magazine this month, is estimated to reach 5.5 million readers as they fly Delta during the busy holiday travel season, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said. “The December 2014 Sky edition thoroughly examines Bermuda’s lure as a leisure, business and wedding destination. Editorial coverage... Read more of this article

Passenger’s Brother: Family Are ‘A Bit Ashamed’

Passenger’s Brother: Family Are ‘A Bit Ashamed’

Following the recent incident which saw a Cuban bound airline divert to Bermuda due a passenger’s unruly behaviour onboard, the passenger’s brother Minhaz Khelya said while he thinks it was “blown out of proportion,” his family are a “bit ashamed because of issues this has caused.” The Thomas Cook flight — which... Read more of this article

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

22-year-old Mohammed Khelya appeared in Magistrates Court today [Nov 25] where he admitted behaving in a threatening manner towards flight attendants on a Cuba-bound flight yesterday, causing it to be diverted to the island. The Thomas Cook flight, which had left the UK, was diverted to Bermuda at around 2.00pm on Monday, where it was greeted by police... Read more of this article


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