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Minister Zane DeSilva On Airline Incentives

Minister Zane DeSilva On Airline Incentives

“The Government will continue to support air service development and the strengthening of our tourism product with additional flights and new gateway cities, however, the success of these initiatives depends on all partners, Skyport especially, doing their part,” Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva said.Speaking on in the House... Read more of this article

BA Offers Up To 25% Off World Traveller Fares

BA Offers Up To 25% Off World Traveller Fares

British Airways has launched a special sale today to London, offering up to 25 percent discounts on select World Traveller fares for travel in 2019. “The discount applies to roundtrip fares in World Traveller from Bermuda to London for travel Jan. 16 – Sep. 30, 2019. The fare includes all taxes, fees and carrier charges. The discounted fare... Read more of this article

United Airlines To Expand Service In 2019

United Airlines To Expand Service In 2019

In 2019, United Airlines will resume its daily flight service to Bermuda from Newark International Airport six weeks earlier than it did in 2018, the BTA said today, explaining that United will begin daily service from Newark on April 29, 2019. In 2018, daily service from Newark began on June 7 and ended August 20. It was a schedule that started later... Read more of this article

AA Flight Returns Due To Cracked Windshield

AA Flight Returns Due To Cracked Windshield

[Updated] American Airlines flight 225 returned to the island this afternoon [Oct 20] after experiencing what appears to be a cracked windshield. Emergency services responded to L.F. Wade International Airport to meet the arriving flight which passengers describe as turning around some 45 minutes into their flight which was headed to Philadelphia. Passengers... Read more of this article

Bermudian Crew Member Works On Flight Home

Bermudian Crew Member Works On Flight Home

The official announcement when a recent American Airlines flight arrived in Bermuda had the flight attendant welcoming everyone to his home, with Bermudian flight attendant Robert Davies recently working his first flight back to Bermuda. Mr Davies was the lead flight attendant so he did the audio announcements during the flight, and after hearing... Read more of this article

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

A passenger “gave a scare to a number” of other travelers when he “became unruly and violent,” according to the Antigua Observer, who reported that he “ripped a few seats on the flight and tried unsuccessfully to pry open the emergency exit in midair” before being subdued by other passengers, with the plane then... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

[Updated] A diverted JetBlue flight landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport tonight [Aug 24] due to a passenger becoming disruptive and unruly. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and an ambulance all attended the scene where we unofficially understand the passenger was removed from the plane and may have been transported to King... Read more of this article

Court Quashes Conviction For Airline Incident

Court Quashes Conviction For Airline Incident

A man has successfully appealed his conviction for using threatening words and disorderly behaviour on an airline, arguing that a “Bermuda Court lacked jurisdiction” and was “incapable of proving that the conduct complained occurred in Bermuda.” Helder Paulo Vieira filed the appeal, and the Court ruled, “The appeal is accordingly... Read more of this article

Sky Is The Limit For JetBlue’s Stephen Davis

Sky Is The Limit For JetBlue’s Stephen Davis

Bermudian Stephen Davis is flying high in his job as a JetBlue inflight crewmember, explaining that he was introduced early on to the airline industry, since both parents worked in the industry, and he has always had what he likes to refer to as “an aviation blood rush.” Davis was born in Bermuda in 1991 to a family with a history of working in... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

JetBlue Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

A JetBlue flight diverted to Bermuda this morning [June 12] after a passenger on board took ill. The plane landed safely at approximately 12.00pm. JetBlue flight #861 had departed Boston Logan International Airport this morning and was on route to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel... Read more of this article

JetBlue Unveils Fleet Of Twizys In Bermuda

JetBlue Unveils Fleet Of Twizys In Bermuda

JetBlue unveiled a fleet of JetBlue-branded electric Twizy cars at today’s [May 25] Bermuda Day parade, becoming the first airline to brand the vehicles. A spokesperson said, “The unique JetBlue “livery,” in hues as vibrant as Bermuda’s world-famous waters and vistas, celebrates the airline’s commitment to Bermuda in a car that is an... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Special Welcome For Air Canada

Photos & Video: Special Welcome For Air Canada

[Updated] The airport will be giving a special water cannon welcome to the incoming Air Canada flight today [May 3] to help celebrate their 70th anniversary of service to Bermuda. We will have more information and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Live video below, if you have any issues watching, please try viewing... Read more of this article

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

A witness to yesterday’s aircraft incident at LF Wade International Airport said that the plane was “coming down at a very high rate of speed than what they usually come in, about easily 110 miles an hour.” Ed Cook happened to be in the area when the incident occurred and speaking afterwards, he told Bernews, “As the plane was... Read more of this article