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British Airways Flight Diverts To Bermuda

British Airways Flight Diverts To Bermuda

A British Airways flight — that was traveling from London, UK to Miami, Florida — diverted to Bermuda today [Jan 23] due to a passenger needing medical attention. Skyport confirmed that a plane diverted to the island today, and according to online flight data, the 747 plane touched down this evening. Related StoriesPhotos/Video:... Read more of this article

Minister DeSilva Meets UKHO Surveyors

Minister DeSilva Meets UKHO Surveyors

Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva – in his role of Acting Minister of Public Works – recently met with the team sent from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office [UKHO] – Overseas Territories Seabed Mapping Programme, which has been conducting hydrographic surveys of the island. A Government spokesperson said, “In... Read more of this article

British Airways Seat Sale Offers 25% Off

British Airways Seat Sale Offers 25% Off

British Airways announced a seat sale with 25% off flights between Bermuda and London for travel between January 8, 2020 and September 30, 2020. A spokesperson said, “British Airways has announced a Black Friday seat sale with 25% off flights between Bermuda and London in both World Traveller and World Traveller Plus cabins for travel between January... Read more of this article

Flights Impacted, Diverted Due To Outage In NY

Flights Impacted, Diverted Due To Outage In NY

The FAA experienced a software outage at its New York Centre today [Nov 16] which resulted in a temporary ground stop of flights in the region including all Bermuda inbound and outbound traffic, while some flights that were already airborne were diverted to Bermuda.A Skyport spokesperson said, “At approximately 11:30am this morning, the FAA... Read more of this article

Low Flying Aircraft Over Island During November

Low Flying Aircraft Over Island During November

The public are “advised to be on the lookout for low flying aircraft” during the month of November, as a hydrographic survey is being conducted which will involve a small aircraft flying twice daily for up to 4 hours at a time over Bermuda. A government spokesperson said, “The public are advised to be on the lookout for low flying... Read more of this article

TUI Airlines Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

TUI Airlines Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

A TUI Airlines flight diverted to Bermuda early this morning [Oct 4] landing at the L.F. Wade International Airport with a sick passenger. The passenger was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. TUI Airlines flight #368 had departed from Flamingo International Airport on the island of Bonaire in the Caribbean Netherlands... Read more of this article

British Airways Flights Cancelled On Wednesday

British Airways Flights Cancelled On Wednesday

[Updated] The British Airways inbound and the outbound flights have been cancelled on Wednesday due to the approach of Hurricane Humberto. A British Airways spokesperson said, “Due to the approach of Hurricane Humberto with storm force winds forecast for tomorrow afternoon, the inbound British Airways flight BA 2233 and the outbound flight to... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

A JetBlue flight on its way to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico diverted to Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport today [Sept 11] due to a medical emergency. JetBlue flight 1347, which departed from Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC, was met at the main terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police... Read more of this article

British Airways Cancel ‘Nearly 100%’ Of Flights

British Airways Cancel ‘Nearly 100%’ Of Flights

Due to industrial action by the British Airline Pilots Association [BALPA], British Airways have cancelled “nearly 100%” of their flights, including the flights to and from Bermuda today and tomorrow.A statement on the main British Airways website said, “We understand the frustration and disruption BALPA’s strike action has caused... Read more of this article

British Airways Marks Its Centenary

British Airways Marks Its Centenary

British Airways marks its centenary today [Aug 25] and two historic flights to Bermuda are being commemorated as the airline celebrates one hundred years of service. . The modern air carrier was formed in the 1970s when the British Overseas Airways Corporation [BOAC], established in 1939, merged with British European Airways [BEA], founded in 1946. However,... Read more of this article

BA Pilots Advise They Will Strike In September

BA Pilots Advise They Will Strike In September

The British Airline Pilots Association [BALPA] has given notice to British Airways that it will call on its members to strike on 9th, 10th and 27th September 2019. A statement from the Association said, “Over several days of ACAS talks BALPA put forward a number of packages that we believe would have resolved this dispute without a strike, and... Read more of this article

Iberia Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

Iberia Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

Iberia Airlines flight 6621 made a medical diversion today [July 25] after a passenger fell ill, landing at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport shortly before 8.00pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and airport officials met the plane at the main terminal where the sick passenger was transferred to an ambulance and transported to King Edward... Read more of this article

Cargojet Returns & Lands Safely At Airport

Cargojet Returns & Lands Safely At Airport

Cargojet flight #246 departed the L.F. Wade International Airport tonight [June 4] only to return some 40 minutes later with multiple fire service vehicles on standby in areas along the runway. The cause of the diversion is understood to be of a technical nature. The plane, which was on route to Newark Liberty International Airport before the diversion,... Read more of this article