Tag: Airlines

BA Flight On Despite UK Air Traffic Control Glitch

BA Flight On Despite UK Air Traffic Control Glitch

Airline passengers are facing what is being called “widespread flight disruption” by the BBC, following a technical problem at the United Kingdom’s air traffic control centre, however the Bermuda flight has left the United Kingdom. A British Airways spokesperson said, “All airlines at Heathrow and Gatwick airports have been affected... Read more of this article

Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

Delta flight 561, arriving from Boston today [Dec 10], encountered a bird strike upon arrival in Bermuda, resulting in passengers booked on the return flight to Boston being rebooked on Delta’s other flights to New York and Atlanta. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Airport Operations can confirm that Delta Flight 561, arriving from Boston,... Read more of this article

BA Cancels Today’s Flights To & From London

BA Cancels Today’s Flights To & From London

British Airways just announced that their flights today [Dec 10] to and from London have been cancelled. “Following the cancellation of today’s services, we have arranged for all Bermuda departing customers to be accommodated on BA 2232 leaving on December 11th,” a spokesperson said. “Customers have been provided with alternative... Read more of this article

Photos: Flight From Brazil Diverts To Bermuda

Photos: Flight From Brazil Diverts To Bermuda

[Updated with video + official information] An American Airlines flight traveling from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, diverted to Bermuda this morning [Dec 3], touching down at just past 6.00am. The Boeing 767-300 was heading to New York when some form of technical difficulty arose, and it was greeted by the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and an ambulance,... Read more of this article

26 Page Bermuda Feature In Delta Sky Magazine

26 Page Bermuda Feature In Delta Sky Magazine

A 26-page Bermuda profile, debuted in Delta Airline’s Sky magazine this month, is estimated to reach 5.5 million readers as they fly Delta during the busy holiday travel season, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said. “The December 2014 Sky edition thoroughly examines Bermuda’s lure as a leisure, business and wedding destination. Editorial coverage... Read more of this article

Passenger’s Brother: Family Are ‘A Bit Ashamed’

Passenger’s Brother: Family Are ‘A Bit Ashamed’

Following the recent incident which saw a Cuban bound airline divert to Bermuda due a passenger’s unruly behaviour onboard, the passenger’s brother Minhaz Khelya said while he thinks it was “blown out of proportion,” his family are a “bit ashamed because of issues this has caused.” The Thomas Cook flight — which... Read more of this article

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

22-year-old Mohammed Khelya appeared in Magistrates Court today [Nov 25] where he admitted behaving in a threatening manner towards flight attendants on a Cuba-bound flight yesterday, causing it to be diverted to the island. The Thomas Cook flight, which had left the UK, was diverted to Bermuda at around 2.00pm on Monday, where it was greeted by police... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Police Arrest Airline Passenger

Photos & Video: Police Arrest Airline Passenger

[Updated with video. Police said a 25 year old man assaulted flight attendants, was forcibly taken to the rear of the aircraft where he was restrained until the flight landed in Bermuda, after which he was arrested.] A Thomas Cook airline diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Nov 24] following what we understand to be an issue with a passenger. The... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: American Airlines Honours Driver

Photos/Video: American Airlines Honours Driver

American Airlines today [Nov 18] dedicated a permanent bench at L.F Wade International Airport in honour of Mr. Calvin Keith ‘Redboy’ Astwood who was the American Airlines crew driver for 22 years. Mr Astwood, taxi operator of T1030, passed away in April of this year. A group of American Airlines pilots and flight attendants raised funds... Read more of this article

Sick American Airlines Passenger Hospitalised

Sick American Airlines Passenger Hospitalised

Emergency services responded to the LF Wade Airport tonight [Nov 17] after a passenger on board American Airlines flight #308 took ill on the regularly scheduled Bermuda flight.The plane landed shortly before 10.00pm and proceeded to the main airport terminal. Although emergency appliances commonly attend the plane on the tarmac, the passenger tonight... Read more of this article


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