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Blue Sky Flights Offering Private Flight Tours

Blue Sky Flights Offering Private Flight Tours

New aerial video of Bermuda shows off a new visitor experience now available on island, thanks in part to the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s [BTA] clarion call for home-grown ideas, which has paved the way for  tours of the island in a single-engine Cessna 172 airplane. “The Product and Experiences division of the BTA approved a tourism experiences... Read more of this article

Video: Jamaica Bound Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Video: Jamaica Bound Flight Diverts To Bermuda

[Updated with video] Thomson Airways flight 82 has just diverted to Bermuda, touching down at around 5.30pm today [June 23], with multiple emergency personnel on scene as the plane landed. According to online flight data, the flight left London and was heading to Montego Bay, Jamaica when it diverted to Bermuda. The plane, and emergency personnel, remain... Read more of this article

Air Antilles Express Plane Stops In Bermuda

Air Antilles Express Plane Stops In Bermuda

An Air Antilles Express plane was seen in Bermuda yesterday afternoon [May 26] departing the island just before 2.00pm. Air Antilles Express is a regional airline which generally services the French Antilles, and the plane is understood to have been making a fuel stop on the island, having travelled from Guadeloupe heading to Quebec, Canada for routine... Read more of this article

How To Obtain Authorisation To Fly Paramotor

How To Obtain Authorisation To Fly Paramotor

The unusual sight of a man flying a paramotor over the island yesterday [May 7] attracted some interest, and the Department of Civil Aviation [DCA] provided some guidelines for anyone interested in obtaining authorization to operate one of the motorized steerable parachutes. The gentleman yesterday did not appear to have obtained authorization in advance,... Read more of this article

Photos: Paramotor Seen Flying Over Bermuda

Photos: Paramotor Seen Flying Over Bermuda

[Updated] A somewhat unusual sight was spotted in the skies this morning [May 7] as a paramotor took flight, with the motorized steerable parachute making its way over Bermuda. According to the British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association’s website, “Paramotors [also known as a Powered Paragliders] combine the easy flying characteristics... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Responds As Plane Diverts

Photos: Fire Service Responds As Plane Diverts

[Updated] Emergency services responded to the airport at around 4.00pm today [April 18] to stand-by due to a private jet with 13 passengers onboard making an emergency landing due to one engine being out. According to online flight data the plane was heading to New Haven, Connecticut from the Grantley Adams Airport in Barbados when it started diverting... Read more of this article

Men Fined $3,000 After Disruption On Airplane

Men Fined $3,000 After Disruption On Airplane

Two British nationals appeared in Magistrates Court this afternoon [Apr 13] where they were fined $3,000 each following the incident yesterday which saw an airline divert to Bermuda, with the court hearing that both men appeared to be drunk, were shouting on the plane, with one man throwing peanuts at the airline staff. A police statement after yesterday’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

[Updated with video] A Thomson Airways flight heading to Mexico diverted to Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport today [April 12], and was greeted by a number of police officers, with at least half a dozen police vehicles visible on scene as of this writing. The Boeing 787-8 departed Gatwick Airport in London this morning heading to Cancun... Read more of this article

Delta Airlines Flight #402 Diverts To Bermuda

Delta Airlines Flight #402 Diverts To Bermuda

A Delta flight diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [March 10] due to a passenger suffering a medical emergency. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Sergeant Russann Francis said, “At 4:14pm this afternoon, 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call regarding a flight diversion due to a medical emergency. “Airport Duty Officer,... Read more of this article

Delta Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Delta Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Passengers on board Delta flight 460 had an unexpected delay in their journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday [Feb 22] when their plane diverted to Bermuda to disembark a sick passenger. The flight, which departed New York’s JFK Airport, was south west of the island when the captain decided to make the diversion, flying a zigzag pattern to... Read more of this article

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