Tag: Airlines

Alleged Smokers Force Another Flight Diversion

Alleged Smokers Force Another Flight Diversion

Canadian airliner Sunwing isn’t having much luck as far as passenger behaviour goes, with the airline having to turn back a Cuba-bound flight to Toronto last week because of the alleged misbehaviour of two female passengers, which include allegations of smoking on board. Sunwing is the same airline that diverted to Bermuda last year after a Canadian... Read more of this article

Road Closes Due To Flight Diversion [Now Open]

Road Closes Due To Flight Diversion [Now Open]

[Updated: Road is now open] As of 12.00pm today [Sept 1] Kindley Field Road has been closed as a safety precaution, with a flight due to land in Bermuda after diverting due to reports of smoke in the cockpit. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “A JetBlue flight with 139 people onboard, traveling from JFK in New York to St. Martin, reported... Read more of this article

Norwegian Airline Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Norwegian Airline Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

A Norwegian airline — en route from London to Florida — diverted to the island this evening [Aug 29], due to a sick passenger that needed medical care.The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, believed to be the first time this particular model of plane has landed in Bermuda, is still in the ground at this time, with online flight data indicating it... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Plane Time-Lapse Departure

Video: Bermuda Plane Time-Lapse Departure

Highlighting what one YouTube comment called “the beautiful sadness of leaving paradise,” the time-lapse video below from YouTuber “Jimber Jam” depicts the view seen from the wing of an airplane as it lifts off from the island speeding down the runway before it quickly finds itself in the clouds, leaving the green of Bermuda... Read more of this article

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


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