Tag: Airlines

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

CD&P: Coming Of The Jet Age In Bermuda

CD&P: Coming Of The Jet Age In Bermuda

Bermuda is at the “forefront of a global resurgence in aviation finance and has become the jurisdiction of choice for such transactions,” according to a director at a leading Bermuda law firm. Julie McLean, a director in the Bermuda office of Conyers Dill & Pearman, said that offshore transactions involving aircraft lessor initial public... Read more of this article

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


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