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Flight Diverts Due To Situation With Passenger

Flight Diverts Due To Situation With Passenger

[Updated with video] An airline diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Aug 20] as there was an issue with a passenger, with unofficial reports indicating that the passenger caused some form of disruption, with the police saying the passenger “appeared to be having mental health challenges.” JetBlue Flight #661 left JFK Airport in New York and... Read more of this article

Thomas Cook Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Thomas Cook Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

[Updated] Emergency services gathered at the LF Wade International Airport tonight [Aug 19] after Thomas Cook Flight 135 diverted to the island for a sick passenger, landing at approximately 9.30pm. The flight which departed from the Frank Pais International Airport in Holguin, Cuba was on route to London Gatwick Airport in England, when at approximately... Read more of this article

Airplane Forced To Return After Malfunction

Airplane Forced To Return After Malfunction

A problem with an airspeed indicator forced an outbound flight to make a quick return to Bermuda yesterday [Aug 18], with the unexpected landing completed successfully and all 114 passengers unaffected save for lost time. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Monday, August 18 at 9.06am, Bermuda Maritime Operations... Read more of this article

American Airlines Flight Diverts To Bermuda

American Airlines Flight Diverts To Bermuda

At approximately 10:25am this morning [Aug 12] first responders attended L.F. Wade International Airport as a flight diverted to the island for medical reasons.A police spokesperson said, “American Airlines flight #1226 departed New York and bound for Antigua was diverted and landed safely in Bermuda. “As a result a 71 year old male was... Read more of this article

United Airlines Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

United Airlines Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

[Updated] A United Airlines flight diverted to the island tonight [Aug 9] after a passenger on board the aircraft took ill while the plane was on its way to Newark, New Jersey. Flight 1592 landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 7.50pm and was met at the main terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel, airport officials... Read more of this article

NASA Field Campaign Aircraft On Island

NASA Field Campaign Aircraft On Island

An aircraft from the National Aeronautics And Space Administration [NASA] has been on island for a couple of days taking flights around the Bermuda area. NASA have embarked on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the United States, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants... Read more of this article

Video: Airplane Lands Safely, Causeway Opens

Video: Airplane Lands Safely, Causeway Opens

[Updated] The Causeway has been closed this afternoon [July 11] as a precautionary measure due to a flight being diverted to Bermuda A police spokesperson said, “A Jetblue flight has been diverted to Bermuda and in the abundance of caution [as per standard operational procedures] the Causeway has been closed until the safe landing of the airplane.” Update... Read more of this article

British Airways Seat Sale: $907 Inc. Taxes/Fees

British Airways Seat Sale: $907 Inc. Taxes/Fees

This month British Airways celebrates the 77th anniversary of flights between Bermuda and London. Imperial Airways, which later became British Airways, first flew the flying boat ,”Cavalier”, in 1937. Through the years they have operated a variety of aircraft, and now British Airways operates a Boeing 777 aircraft with a daily service to... Read more of this article

Photos: NASA Research Aircraft In Bermuda

Photos: NASA Research Aircraft In Bermuda

An aircraft from the National Aeronautics And Space Administration [NASA] has been on island for a few days taking flights around the Bermuda area.The Beechcraft Super King Air 200 [twin-turboprop] arrived on Monday afternoon [June 9] and has flown three flights around the Bermuda area in different quadrants according to online tracking websites.... Read more of this article

Minister Highlights Port-of-Spain Declaration

Minister Highlights Port-of-Spain Declaration

In the House of Assembly today [June 6], Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell highlighted the approval of the Port-of-Spain Declaration by the North American, Central American, and Caribbean Directors of Civil Aviation, an agreement that will see states and territories in those regions, including Bermuda, work together in order... Read more of this article


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