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Diverted Airplane Departs After Overnight Stay

Diverted Airplane Departs After Overnight Stay

The Virgin Atlantic flight from London that diverted to Bermuda last night with an ill passenger on board stayed on the island overnight, and has now departed with the flight continuing its journey at approximately 7.40pm tonight [Oct 17]. A Skyport spokesperson said, “The Boeing 747-400 aircraft made an unscheduled emergency landing at the LF... Read more of this article

Family Seeks Dog That Escaped From US Airport

Family Seeks Dog That Escaped From US Airport

A family who moved to Bermuda has returned to Tampa with the hope they can find their beloved dog who escaped from workers when they were getting ready to load her on a plane at Tampa International Airport. This is according to multiple media reports in Tampa, which said that on Friday night, the family flew to Tampa from Bermuda so they could search... Read more of this article

Off The Rock: Free In-Flight Texting On Delta

Off The Rock: Free In-Flight Texting On Delta

[Travel column written by Don Burgess] Free in-flight texting is now available on Delta Airlines. The free messaging will allow users of WhatsApp, iMessage and Facebook Messenger to use the service on all Delta planes equipped with Gogo Internet. You won’t be able to send video files, but it will allow you to stay connected once the flight reaches... Read more of this article

Diverted JetBlue Flight 881 Lands In Bermuda

Diverted JetBlue Flight 881 Lands In Bermuda

[Updated] Emergency services converged on LF Wade International Airport this morning [Aug 25] after a JetBlue flight diverted to the island. JetBlue flight #881 was on its way to Hewanorra International Airport in Saint Lucia after departing from John F Kennedy International Airport in New York when it diverted to the island. Details are limited at... Read more of this article

JetBlue Offering Bermuda Packages At 50% Off

JetBlue Offering Bermuda Packages At 50% Off

JetBlue is now offering vacation packages to Bermuda with 50% discounts on air and hotel, with flights out of New York and Boston. The Bermuda vacation packages which allow travel dates until March 2018 need to be booked by August 28th and start at $699 per person, and include flights and three nights at select hotels on the island.Travelers can choose... Read more of this article

85-Year-Old Woman Dies On Flight To Bermuda

85-Year-Old Woman Dies On Flight To Bermuda

[Updated] An elderly passenger last night [Aug 14] died while traveling to Bermuda on an American Airlines aircraft, officials have confirmed. The passenger, an 85-year-old woman, became ill on the flight from Miami to Bermuda and despite life saving efforts, the woman died as the flight arrived into the Island. A Skyport Airport Duty Officer said:... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts Due To Smoke In Compartment

Flight Diverts Due To Smoke In Compartment

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service were on scene at the airport this evening [Aug 14], as a JetBlue flight traveling to the Dominican Republic diverted to Bermuda due to “smoke in the avionics compartment,” with the plane safely touching down at 5.50pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Acting Lieutenant Russann Francis... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Bermuda Calling’ For New Yorkers

Video: ‘Bermuda Calling’ For New Yorkers

The Bermuda Tourism Authority and JetBlue Vacations worked together to surprise and delight New Yorkers with an offer to get away to Bermuda for Summer Fridays. “Bermuda Calling’ debuted recently on Broadway in New York City between West 40th and West 41st Streets. New Yorkers were surprised by the addition of new phones built into the storefront... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

At around 2:40am this morning [July 31], a JetBlue flight — on route from Santo Domingo to New York — diverted to Bermuda due to a 55-year-old male needing medical attention. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:40am this morning [Monday 31st July 2017], JetBlue flight B610 on route from Santo Domingo to JFK New York was diverted to Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess To Host ‘JetBlue Nights’

Hamilton Princess To Host ‘JetBlue Nights’

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club today [July 24] announces its partnership with airline JetBlue to host JetBlue Nights. The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club will be rolling out the blue carpet in celebration of its collaboration with the airline to give Marina Nights a new twist. “JetBlue Nights are open to the public and will take place at... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

An American Airlines flight from Spain diverted to Bermuda today [July 18] with an ill passenger on board. The aircraft arrived at LF Wade International Airport at 2.05pm this afternoon with 288 passengers on board, including a female passenger who needed immediate medical assistance. The flight was from Madrid en route to Miami. A Skyport Airport Duty... Read more of this article

New Air Routes Promise To Boost Tourism

New Air Routes Promise To Boost Tourism

Junior Minister for Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Kenneth Bascome has highlighted joint efforts underway that could substantially diversify the markets from which Bermuda derives its tourism. The Junior Minister was commenting on the return of tourism as a considerable contributor to Bermuda’s economic engine, with new Bermuda Tourism Authority... Read more of this article

BA Bermuda Flights To Resume Service Today

BA Bermuda Flights To Resume Service Today

Following the major IT failure experienced throughout yesterday, British Airways is “working hard to fully restore all global IT systems,” the company said today. A spokesperson said, “At London Gatwick the flight to Bermuda, BA 2233, is expected to operate as usual today [May 28] as well as the return flight to London, BA 2232, this... Read more of this article