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Video: Puerto Rico Bound Flight Diverts To Island

Video: Puerto Rico Bound Flight Diverts To Island

[Updated with video] Jet Blue flight 861 — which was traveling from Boston to Puerto Rico — diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Aug 26], with emergency personnel standing by as the plane landed, with the Police Service, Fire Service as well as ambulances present. Why the Airbus A320 airplane diverted is not exactly clear, however the landing... Read more of this article

Planes Divert: Mechanical & Medical Reasons

Planes Divert: Mechanical & Medical Reasons

The LF Wade International Airport saw two planes land today [Aug 1] with unscheduled stops due to either mechanical problems or a medical emergency. Air Canada flight #1500 was travelling from Toronto, Canada to Hewanorra International Airport in St. Lucia when they diverted with a mechanical issue landing at approximately 1.35pm. American Airlines... Read more of this article

Minister Fahy On Air Terminal Fees Amendment

Minister Fahy On Air Terminal Fees Amendment

Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy provided an overview of the Bermuda Air Terminal [Fees] Amendment [No. 2] Regulations 2015 in the Senate today [July 27], saying that the new fee should generate an annual revenue stream of approximately $6.25 million. Minister Fahy said, “In order to recover the purchasing and on-going maintenance costs; and... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Photos: Military Plane Makes Emergency Landing

[Updated with video] An AC-130 diverted to Bermuda and made an emergency landing this afternoon [July 24] due to what is understood to be an hydraulics issue. It landed at around 2.00pm, with the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service standing by as the military plane landed. All appeared to have gone well, and military personnel can be seen standing outside... Read more of this article

American Airlines Adds More Caribbean Flights

American Airlines Adds More Caribbean Flights

American Airlines plans to add eight new routes throughout Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America later this year, saying it will be “further strengthening its position in these key regions and providing customers with increased options when traveling to these destinations.” Expanded service includes new flights to Mexico City International... Read more of this article

Video: Shadow Minister On New Airport Fees

Video: Shadow Minister On New Airport Fees

Following a debate which saw Opposition MPs raise objections, a Bill increasing airport fees by $20 per person passed in the House of Assembly last night [July 17]. Shadow Minister Lawrence Scott said they were “not in favour” of the increased fees, as two months ago the departure tax was raised from $35 to $50, and now an additional $20... Read more of this article

Flight Traveling From France Diverts To Bermuda

Flight Traveling From France Diverts To Bermuda

American Airlines flight #63 — which was traveling from Paris, France — touched down in Bermuda just before 2.00 this afternoon [July 17] after diverting to the island for what is understood to be some form of medical emergency involving a passenger. According to online flight trackers, the plane will take off at 2.45pm and continue on its... Read more of this article

British Airways Cancels Today’s Flight To London

British Airways Cancels Today’s Flight To London

[Updated] British Airways has cancelled today’s [July 15] flight to London, with both flight #2233 set to arrive from Gatwick, London at 6.30pm, and flight #2232 set to depart for London this evening showing as cancelled. All other flights today — serving the United States and Canada — are scheduled to operate as normal. Update 10.44am:... Read more of this article

Premier, Minister, CEO Meet With United Airlines

Premier, Minister, CEO Meet With United Airlines

Following his trip to Chicago and Toronto, Premier Michael Dunkley provided an update in the House of Assembly on Friday [July 10], saying they met with United Airlines to demonstrate “our keen desire to work with them to ensure that the winter service is not eliminated again.” Last Wednesday the Premier, the Minister of Tourism Development... Read more of this article

Barbados Bound Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Barbados Bound Flight Diverts To Bermuda

JetBlue 1261 — which was heading from New York to Bridgetown, Barbados — diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [June 9] touching down at approximately 1.00pm.The aircraft was met at the LF Wade International Airport terminal by emergency services which included an police, fire and an ambulance. We understand one person was taken to hospital... Read more of this article

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