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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

Unruly BA Airline Passenger Arrested At Airport

Unruly BA Airline Passenger Arrested At Airport

[Updated] A 54-year-old man was arrested this evening when the British Airways flight landed, with the man having apparently “consumed too much alcohol and became belligerent and verbally abusive.” “Bermuda Police attended a report of an unruly passenger onboard an inbound British Airways flight from Gatwick Airport at 7pm on Sunday,”... Read more of this article

“Disruptive Passenger” Arrested On BA Flight

“Disruptive Passenger” Arrested On BA Flight

A “disruptive passenger” on board the arriving British Airways flight was arrested once the plane landed on Sunday, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Police on Sunday at 6:11pm responded to a report of a disruptive passenger on board an inbound British Airways flight. “It appears that a male was being very... Read more of this article

Column: ‘We Know That The Sky Is The Limit’

Column: ‘We Know That The Sky Is The Limit’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] December 17th 1903 marked the day that members of the Human Family achieved the “First Flight” in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, one of the closest points to Bermuda. A team, led by Wilbur & Orville Wright achieved an iconic breakthrough that had been a goal for centuries, just a week before Christmas Eve... Read more of this article

Diverted Airplane Lands With Sick Passenger

Diverted Airplane Lands With Sick Passenger

[Updated] A TUI Airplane landed at L.F. Wade International Airport at approximately 12.30am this morning [Dec 13] after diverting to Bermuda for a sick passenger who was transferred to an awaiting ambulance and transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Thomson flight 637 was met at the terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel... Read more of this article

Thomas Cook Flight Lands In Bermuda For Fuel

Thomas Cook Flight Lands In Bermuda For Fuel

A Thomas Cook Airlines Airbus A330-200 [twin-jet] landed at the L.F. Wade International Airport at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon [Dec 12] for what Bernews unofficially understands was a fuel stop. Flight 2816 departed London Gatwick Airport earlier this morning travelling to Frank País Airport in the Cuban province of Holguín when the pilot... Read more of this article

Photos: British Airways Boeing 747 At Airport

Photos: British Airways Boeing 747 At Airport

L.F. Wade International Airport welcomed an uncommon visitor tonight [Dec 11] when a Boeing 747-400, British Airways flight landed at approximately 9.38pm. Flight 9174 left Phoenix, Arizona earlier this afternoon and stopped over in Bermuda for a fuel stop. Bernews unofficially understand the plane was being ferried with a flight crew and one of its... Read more of this article

Bermudian Pilot Flies JetBlue From Boston

Bermudian Pilot Flies JetBlue From Boston

Today’s JetBlue flight from Boston was extra special, with Bermudian pilot Finnie Holder flying the plane into the island, marking his first commercial flight into Bermuda during his many years as a pilot, and saying “it feels good to be home.”We asked Mr. Holder about his background, and he explained that after he finished training,... Read more of this article

Family Finds Dog That Escaped From US Airport

Family Finds Dog That Escaped From US Airport

A family who moved to Bermuda recently were devastated when their beloved dog escaped from workers when they were getting ready to load her on a plane at Tampa International Airport are now celebrating after their dog, Brady, was located. The couple told ABC Action News that they had relocated to Bermuda for work and “The airlines would not... Read more of this article

NAACP Travel Advisory For American Airlines

NAACP Travel Advisory For American Airlines

The NAACP released a statement announcing a “travel advisory warning African Americans about their safety and well being” when traveling on American Airlines flights. NAACP Statement The organisation said, “The NAACP, the nation’s original and largest social justice advocacy organization, has released the following statement today announcing... Read more of this article

Diverted Airplane Departs After Overnight Stay

Diverted Airplane Departs After Overnight Stay

The Virgin Atlantic flight from London that diverted to Bermuda last night with an ill passenger on board stayed on the island overnight, and has now departed with the flight continuing its journey at approximately 7.40pm tonight [Oct 17]. A Skyport spokesperson said, “The Boeing 747-400 aircraft made an unscheduled emergency landing at the LF... Read more of this article

Family Seeks Dog That Escaped From US Airport

Family Seeks Dog That Escaped From US Airport

A family who moved to Bermuda has returned to Tampa with the hope they can find their beloved dog who escaped from workers when they were getting ready to load her on a plane at Tampa International Airport. This is according to multiple media reports in Tampa, which said that on Friday night, the family flew to Tampa from Bermuda so they could search... Read more of this article