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Aviation Safety Meeting Being Held In Bermuda

Aviation Safety Meeting Being Held In Bermuda

David Nicholas selected Bermuda to host his final scrutiny meeting as Manager of the North Atlantic Central Monitoring Agency [NAT CMA], a group that reviews Operational Safety Occurrences and reports them to the regulation body International Civil Aviation Organisation [ICAO]. The group consists of experts in flight operations, engineering, dispatch,... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight #1818 Diverts For Sick Passenger

JetBlue Flight #1818 Diverts For Sick Passenger

After taking off from Port of Spain Piarco International Airport in Trinidad and Tobago earlier tonight [Jan 12], JetBlue flight #1818 diverted to Bermuda after a passenger on board took ill. The flight landed at LF Wade International Airport at approximately 10.00pm, where the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, an ambulance and airport officials met... Read more of this article

Plane Diverts & Makes Emergency Landing

Plane Diverts & Makes Emergency Landing

[Updated] Emergency services are on scene at the airport in preparation for an airline to make an emergency landing. The plane has apparently diverted to Bermuda, and further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 11.46am: A police spokesperson said, “An American Airlines flight is anticipated to make an emergency... Read more of this article

British Airways Holiday Strikes Called Off

British Airways Holiday Strikes Called Off

With a recent vote to strike by British Airways cabin crew threatening to disrupt flight plans this month, the union representing the airline’s cabin crew has called off strikes planned for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. A spokesperson for the airline said, “We welcome the announcement from Unite that it has called off the strikes scheduled... Read more of this article

JetBlue Airlines Increasing Services To Bermuda

JetBlue Airlines Increasing Services To Bermuda

JetBlue today [Dec 21] announced it is increasing service to Bermuda with two year-round daily flights and a third summer seasonal roundtrip flight between the island and the airline’s northeast focus cities. In addition to the added flights, the airline will now operate all Bermuda routes using its 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft in place of its 100-seat... Read more of this article

British Airways Working On ‘Contingency Plans’

British Airways Working On ‘Contingency Plans’

With a recent vote to strike by British Airways cabin crew threatening to possibly disrupt flight plans later this month, the airline’s CEO and chairman said they “have been working on detailed contingency plans to ensure that we are able to operate our normal flight programme from all our airports on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day.”Alex... Read more of this article

British Airways Cabin Crew Vote To Strike

British Airways Cabin Crew Vote To Strike

[Updated] A recent vote to strike by British Airways cabin crew is threatening to possibly disrupt holiday travel plans, with work action potentially beginning later this month. A Telegraph story says, “British Airways passengers face disruption to flights over Christmas and the New Year after cabin crew voted overwhelmingly in favour of strikes. “Unite... Read more of this article

Air Berlin Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Air Berlin Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200 landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 2.00pm this afternoon [Dec 4] after the pilot diverted the plane to the island to disembark a sick passenger. Air Berlin flight #7408 which departed from Düsseldorf International Airport in Germany was met at the main air terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue personnel,... Read more of this article

AA To Fly Philadelphia To Bermuda Year Round

AA To Fly Philadelphia To Bermuda Year Round

[Updated with videos] American Airlines “plans to boost their services to Bermuda,” Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said, as “AA will now connect Philadelphia to Bermuda year round, bringing its winter service back on line. “American will offer once-a-week service from Philadelphia from January 14... Read more of this article

US Bans Samsung Note 7 Phones On Airplanes

US Bans Samsung Note 7 Phones On Airplanes

The U.S. Department of Transportation with the Federal Aviation Administration [FAA] on Friday [Oct 14] announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. The U.S. Department of Transportation said, “Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device... Read more of this article

British Airways Cancels Flights To/From Bermuda

British Airways Cancels Flights To/From Bermuda

[Updated] Saying the “safety of our customers and crews are always our top priorities,” British Airways confirmed they have “cancelled services to and from Bermuda on Wednesday.” A spokesperson said, “Given the uncertainty caused by the weather we are also offering flexible rebooking options for customers who are due to... Read more of this article

Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit Opens

Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit Opens

“Bermuda’s Aircraft Registry is extensive and ranks 10th in size when compared to the 191 signatory States to the Convention on International Civil Aviation,” Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy told Summit attendees, adding that “we are proud of the status it has achieved as a leading offshore registry.” Speaking... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Offshore Aircraft Conference

Bermuda To Host Offshore Aircraft Conference

Close to 100 delegates are set to attend a major aviation event in Bermuda next week, bringing together air-finance and aircraft registration experts from Europe, the US, the Caribbean and Bermuda. The sixth annual Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit, hosted by aviation summit organiser AeroPodium, takes place at the Hamilton Princess & Beach... Read more of this article