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Medical Emergency On Board Delta Flight 561

Medical Emergency On Board Delta Flight 561

Emergency services responded to a medical emergency on board a scheduled arriving Delta flight this afternoon [April 8] where a passenger was transferred to an awaiting ambulance and transported to hospital. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 1.00pm today [April 8] police recieved notification of a medical emergency on board Delta flight... Read more of this article

Flight Diverted, Unruly Passenger Arrested

Flight Diverted, Unruly Passenger Arrested

A 39-year-old male passenger was arrested after a flight — traveling from London to Mexico — was diverted to the island as the passenger was allegedly “extremely intoxicated and unruly.” A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of unruly passenger onboard a flight that was on route from London Gatwick to... Read more of this article

Air Canada Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Air Canada Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Air Canada flight #1557 landed at L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [April 2] to disembark a passenger who required medical attention. The Air Canada flight was on it’s way from Punta Cana International Airport in Dominican Republic to Halifax when it diverted to Bermuda. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and airport representatives... Read more of this article

WHM: Bermudian Pilot Emily Siggins Flying High

WHM: Bermudian Pilot Emily Siggins Flying High

[Part of Women’s History Month Series] With Bermudians only a micro-fraction of the more than 7 billion people in the world and female pilots making up less than 7% of all airline pilots worldwide, Bermudian pilot Emily Siggins holds a unique place in the aviation world. She wanted to be a pilot since she was only 4 years old and after undergoing... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To “Possible Smoke”

JetBlue Flight Diverts Due To “Possible Smoke”

This evening, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Emergency Dispatch Center received a call from the Skyport Airport Duty Officer stating a JetBlue flight — en route to New York from Dominican Republic — needed to make an emergency landing in Bermuda due to “possible smoke in the cargo hold.” Ms. Pamela Brockington stated that “a... Read more of this article

BA Offers 25% Off World Traveller Fares To UK

BA Offers 25% Off World Traveller Fares To UK

British Airways has launched a special seat sale  to London, offering 25 percent discounts in World Traveller fares for 2018. “This discount applies to roundtrip fares in World Traveller from Bermuda to London for travel between May 1, 2018 to February 19, 2019,” a local British Airways spokesperson said.“These fares include all... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Landing At Airport

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Landing At Airport

A total of eight US Marine Corps V22 Osprey military aircraft landed at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Feb 28]. It is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations. The 6-minute live video replay is below:In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The CV-22 Osprey... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Plane Tire Ruptures On Landing

Photos: Military Plane Tire Ruptures On Landing

The airport’s airfield was shut down for approximately thirty minutes today [Feb 23] after the tire of an Egyptian Military C-130 aircraft ruptured while making a scheduled landing, resulting in “smoke and debris being scattered on the runway.” Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “At 10:20am... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Jets & Tanker At Airport

Photos: RAF Military Jets & Tanker At Airport

Aircraft from the Royal Air Force [RAF] could be seen at the L.F. Wade International Airport today [Feb 22]. Recent visits have seen Typhoon fighter jets accompanied by A330 Voyager tankers as they travel from Lajes Air Base in Terceira, Azores on their way to the annual Red Flag Exercise in Las Vegas, Nevada where the exercise gives pilots the experience... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Photos/Video: Plane Makes Emergency Landing

[Updated with video] Emergency services responded to the L.F. Wade International Airport early this morning [Feb 4] for an American Airlines flight that was making an emergency landing due to “possible fire in the cargo hold”. The flight, which was traveling from New York to Brazil, had diverted to Bermuda.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service... Read more of this article

Air Transat Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Air Transat Flight Diverts To Bermuda

An Air Transat flight diverted to Bermuda tonight [Jan 26] and landed at L.F. Wade International Airport. The Boeing 737-800 [twin-jet] was met at the terminal by the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, Police, an ambulance and airport officials. Air Transat flight #334 took off from Montreal, Canada and was on its way to Punta Cana International Airport... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Photos/Video: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Four Royal Air Force [RAF] typhoons and a Voyager tanker landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [Jan 16], with light rain falling as the planes touched down. Bernews understands the planes are scheduled to stay overnight, and due to depart tomorrow. The 2-minute live video replay is below:It is not unusual for military... Read more of this article

BA Flight Cancelled Due To ‘Technical Fault’

BA Flight Cancelled Due To ‘Technical Fault’

The British Airways flight from the UK today [Jan 10] has been cancelled due to a “technical fault with the aircraft.” “We are sorry for the delays to customers’ journeys as a result of a technical fault with the aircraft which was due to operate the flight,” a British Airways spokesperson told Bernews. “Safety is our top... Read more of this article