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Government House Following Up Aviation Report

Government House Following Up Aviation Report

[Updated] Government House confirmed that a French naval ship was granted diplomatic clearance for its visit to Bermuda, however said they did not receive an application for the naval jet aircraft, adding that they received a report from the Department of Civil Aviation about the aircraft and are “following this up in consultation with the Ministry... Read more of this article

Video: Airplane Flying Close To Cruise Ship

Video: Airplane Flying Close To Cruise Ship

[Updated] Following our report of two military jets flying low altitude circuits over Bermuda on Friday, a video has been posted online said to show a jet flying past the Norwegian Breakaway on the same day, with the person who uploaded the video saying “it wasn’t normal” and “most were completely terrified.” A Cruise... Read more of this article

Commuters Pause To View Visiting Charter Plane

Commuters Pause To View Visiting Charter Plane

Many commuters travelling along Kindley Field Road this afternoon [June 28] pulled over to the side of the road to look at a visiting charter plane — which appears to be part way through an around the world journey — parked at the LF Wade International Airport. The Boeing 757 is owned by TAG Aviation and appears to be being operated by TCS... Read more of this article

Smoke Issuing From American Airlines Plane

Smoke Issuing From American Airlines Plane

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the airport late this morning [May 14] following a report of smoke issuing from the rear wheels of a stationary American Airlines plane. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Media Relations Officer Sergeant Russann Francis said that at 11:37am this morning, 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call stating... Read more of this article

BTA: Airline Seat Capacity Increased 22% In Q1

BTA: Airline Seat Capacity Increased 22% In Q1

The number of commercial airline seats available on routes to Bermuda increased 22 percent in the first quarter of 2016 when compared to the same period in 2015 and capacity jumped 19,085 seats during the three-month period, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. The BTA said, “Declining airlift had a negative impact on visitor arrivals last... Read more of this article

Video: “Flying Over Bermuda In 15 Minutes”

Video: “Flying Over Bermuda In 15 Minutes”

A video posted on YouTube by user Wolf Reichenberger highlights the flight of a pilot in a small plane as he glides over Bermuda, highlighting everything from shorelines and beaches to island architecture and iconic sites. Capturing the island from high above, the footage provides a unique aerial view of the island’s shape and size, with the seemingly... Read more of this article

Premier’s Airline Meeting Trip Cost $1,756.74

Premier’s Airline Meeting Trip Cost $1,756.74

A trip in February 2016 by Premier Michael Dunkley  to meet with Jet Blue Airlines officials cost $1,756.74, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Tuesday, February 02, 2016 – Wednesday, February 03, 2016, and the web page listing said, “The Premier and Minister of National... Read more of this article

Bermuda Bound Air Canada Flight Diverts To NY

Bermuda Bound Air Canada Flight Diverts To NY

Air Canada flight 942 from Toronto to Bermuda has been delayed after it reportedly had to make an emergency landing earlier today [Mar 2] at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York due to an engine issue. CityNews Toronto reported on its Twitter account that an “engine issue forced #AC942 Toronto-Bermuda flight to make emergency landing... Read more of this article

Ukrainian Based Cargo Plane Makes A Fuel Stop

Ukrainian Based Cargo Plane Makes A Fuel Stop

Joining the recent visits by Royal Air Force [RAF] military aircraft, a Ukrainian operated cargo plane landed at LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Feb 24] for a fuel stop. Flight CVK7132 was en-route from Opa-locka, Florida on its way to Santa Maria, Azores. The Antonov An-12 is a four-engine turboprop transport aircraft designed in the... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport saw extra activity today after three military aircraft paid the island a visit, taking off earlier this afternoon.The aircraft visiting the island included a Royal Air Force [RAF] A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying two Typhoon fighter jets, with the jets having arrived earlier this week. It is understood that... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

[Updated with video] Just before noon today [Feb 22] aircraft from the Royal Air Force departed Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport, heading to the Azores.The group of aircraft included the A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying four Typhoon fighter jets. As is the usual protocol, once the jets start their engines to warm up, passing traffic begin... Read more of this article

BTA: Increased Airlift Forecast For 2016

BTA: Increased Airlift Forecast For 2016

American Airlines will soon begin service to Bermuda with a second flight from New York’s JFK Airport, part of an 18 percent increase in commercial airline seats flying to Bermuda in the first quarter of 2016 when compared to the first quarter of 2015, the BTA said today. “Our ongoing dialogues with airline partners are showing results,” said... Read more of this article