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Airport Re-Opens, Flights Now Arriving

Airport Re-Opens, Flights Now Arriving

[Updated] Following its closure due to Hurricane Gonzalo, the airport is set to re-open at 5:00 pm this afternoon [Oct 19], with flights scheduled to come in from Toronto, Philadelphia, Miami, New York and London, UK. A Government spokesperson said, “With a confirmed reopening set for 5:00 pm this afternoon, Airport Operations would like to advise... Read more of this article

Charters & Extra Flights On Prior To Gonzalo

Charters & Extra Flights On Prior To Gonzalo

The airport will close at 9.00pm on Thursday night and will likely remain closed throughout most of Saturday, however until it closes the airport will be extra busy, with two charter flights going out and airlines adding extra flights out, including Air Canada,United Airlines, JetBlue and American Airlines. A spokesperson said, “In anticipation... Read more of this article

American Airlines Cancels NY & Miami Flights

American Airlines Cancels NY & Miami Flights

[Updated] Due to the impending weather that Subtropical Storm Fay is expected to bring, American Airlines has cancelled this evening’s [Oct 11] in-bound flight #308 from Miami and flight #1416 from New York, as well as tomorrow morning’s outbound flight #1325 to Miami and and fight #1443 to New York. Earlier today the Ministry of National... Read more of this article

Aviation Pioneer Geraldine Mock Dies At 88

Aviation Pioneer Geraldine Mock Dies At 88

Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock — the first woman to fly solo around the world — has died at the age of 88, some 50 years after her history making journey, which included a stop in Bermuda. Mrs. Mock flew a single engine Cessna 180 christened the Spirit of Columbus, which was affectionately dubbed “Charlie,” and jointly owned... Read more of this article

Airport Evacuated After Fire Alarm Activation

Airport Evacuated After Fire Alarm Activation

There was a full evacuation of the terminal building at L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [Sept 30] after a fire alarm was activated at 2.27pm. A spokesperson said, “Construction personnel carrying out work at the L.F. Wade International Airport inadvertently set off the fire alarm at 2:27 pm this afternoon, resulting in a full evacuation... Read more of this article

United Celebrates 25 Years Flying To Bermuda

United Celebrates 25 Years Flying To Bermuda

United Airlines is celebrating 25 years of service to Bermuda, and hosted a 25th anniversary celebration yesterday, in which airline executives presented a scale model of a B-737-800 to the Minister of Tourism and Transport. The airline operates daily flights between Bermuda and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, with onward connections... Read more of this article

Premier, EMO Tour Hurricane Hunter Aircraft

Premier, EMO Tour Hurricane Hunter Aircraft

Yesterday [Sept 17] the Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley had to opportunity to tour the visiting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] Hurricane Hunter aircraft which was in Bermuda this week doing reconnaissance missions on Hurricane Edouard.The Premier was joined by Deputy Governor Ginny Ferson, US Consul... Read more of this article

NOAA Hurricane Research Aircraft in Bermuda

NOAA Hurricane Research Aircraft in Bermuda

Several National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] aircraft and personnel are in Bermuda this week to conduct hurricane research and reconnaissance. The planes will be used for investigation, surveillance, and radar reconnaissance missions to improve tropical cyclone forecasting. Research missions support the calibration/validation of... Read more of this article

Fumes Emitting Onboard Air Canada Flight

Fumes Emitting Onboard Air Canada Flight

[Updated with video. Officials confirm the flight had fumes emitting throughout the plane, people onboard complained of sore throat, headaches and irritation of the eyes, and three people were taken to the Urgent Care Center for treatment via ambulance.] Emergency personnel were on hand at LF Wade International Airport as Air Canada 942 from Toronto... Read more of this article

Flight Traveling From Nigeria Diverts To Island

Flight Traveling From Nigeria Diverts To Island

[Updated w/Health Ministry's comment about possible Ebola concern] A Delta airplane — which was traveling from Lagos, Nigeria to Atlanta — diverted to Bermuda this morning [Sept 4] due to a sick passenger, and it landed at 3.35am local time, and departed a short while later, with the sick passenger still onboard. Typically when flights... Read more of this article


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