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Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For May

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For May

Skyport released the airline flight schedule for May 2022, with American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, Delta Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines all scheduled to serve Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Changes include:No service to and from Toronto via WestjetUnited returns with service to and from NewarkAir Canada returns... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Air Ambulance Official Launch

Video: Bermuda Air Ambulance Official Launch

The Bermuda Air Ambulance service held an event today to announce their official launch, noting that their “aircraft is positioned on the ground in Bermuda on a ‘ready to go’ basis.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Air Ambulance company Ltd [BAA], Bermuda’s “ready to go” air ambulance service, for critically ill... Read more of this article

Petition Calls For Air Canada Schedule Change

Petition Calls For Air Canada Schedule Change

An online petition has been launched calling for Air Canada to change its flight schedule to better suit travelers to and from Bermuda, with the petition attaining more than 600 signatures as of this writing. The petition says, “The Air Canada summer schedule is very inconvenient for those travelling east of Toronto and flying into and out of Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Flight Arrives With Bermudian Inflight Manager

Flight Arrives With Bermudian Inflight Manager

Bermudian Keivin Richardson-Crane Pimentel recently traveled to Bermuda — while working on a British Airways flight — with the company noting he is British Airways’ first Bermudian Inflight Manager. A spokesperson said, “British Airways Inflight Manager Keivin Richardson-Crane Pimentel, who formerly worked for the airline as a Customer... Read more of this article

Russia Implements New Law On Leased Jets

Russia Implements New Law On Leased Jets

“Russia has implemented a new law making it harder for foreign aircraft leasing companies to repossess their planes,” according to a report in the BBC, adding that the move comes after Bermuda and Ireland said “they were suspending certificates of airworthiness for those aircraft.” The BBC website said, “Russia has implemented a new law... Read more of this article

Certificates For Russian Airlines Suspended

Certificates For Russian Airlines Suspended

The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] has “provisionally suspended all Certificates of Airworthiness” of the aircraft operating under the “agreement between Bermuda and the Russian Federation.” A spokesperson said, “International sanctions on the aviation sector have had a significant impact on the ability to sustain... Read more of this article

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For March

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For March

Skyport released the airline flight schedule for March 2022, with American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, Delta Airlines, and WestJet Airlines all scheduled to serve Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Here are a few highlights:JetBlue brings back BOS flight [March 27th]British Airways has various time changes to be mindful ofAA, WestJet... Read more of this article

Minister: Skyport Implement 6.2% Increase

Minister: Skyport Implement 6.2% Increase

“Skyport has decided that now is the best time to implement a 6.2% increase in regulated airport fees,” Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, adding that Government believes this “contributed to airlines relegating Bermuda to a seasonal destination.” Speaking in Parliament on Friday, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott... Read more of this article

US To Nigeria Flight Diverts To Bermuda

US To Nigeria Flight Diverts To Bermuda

A Delta Air Lines flight — traveling from Atlanta to Nigeria — diverted to Bermuda due to a medical emergency. According to online flight trackers, a brief animation shown below, Delta flight 54 landed at Bermuda’s airport at about 11.29pm on Saturday night [Feb 5] and departed later on. Skyport confirmed that the flight diverted to... Read more of this article

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For February

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For February

Skyport released the airline flight schedule for February 2022, with American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, Delta Airlines, and WestJet Airlines all scheduled to serve Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Changes include:Slight time changes overall, with the most significant being JetBlue’s flight 1731 that will see an approximately 30... Read more of this article

BTA Clarifies JetBlue Flight Announcement

BTA Clarifies JetBlue Flight Announcement

The suspension of the JetBlue “flights is limited to the 22/23 winter season” and “both Boston and New York flight routes will resume in spring/summer 2023, as in prior years,” the BTA said today, adding that “the routes will be suspended from November 2022, and are fully expected to return in April 2023.”The BTA... Read more of this article

BAA & Skyport On JetBlue, Air Service & More

BAA & Skyport On JetBlue, Air Service & More

Bermuda’s Air Service Development Team continues to engage directly with “existing carriers serving Bermuda in addition to other airlines in order to develop sustainable air service,” the Bermuda Airport Authority said, while Skyport said it is “imperative” that we do all we can to “bolster our air passenger recovery... Read more of this article

Jackson: “Devastating Blow” For Tourism

Jackson: “Devastating Blow” For Tourism

“Bermuda’s tourism has received a devastating blow,” OBA MP Susan Jackson said, adding that “locals and visitors alike should be deeply concerned about the loss of air travel.” The comments follow after news that JetBlue has reduced the flight schedule from New York to Bermuda, which the airline is reportedly making into a... Read more of this article