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Photos & Video: Special Welcome For Air Canada

Photos & Video: Special Welcome For Air Canada

[Updated] The airport will be giving a special water cannon welcome to the incoming Air Canada flight today [May 3] to help celebrate their 70th anniversary of service to Bermuda. We will have more information and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Live video below, if you have any issues watching, please try viewing... Read more of this article

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

A witness to yesterday’s aircraft incident at LF Wade International Airport said that the plane was “coming down at a very high rate of speed than what they usually come in, about easily 110 miles an hour.” Ed Cook happened to be in the area when the incident occurred and speaking afterwards, he told Bernews, “As the plane was... Read more of this article

Personnel Commended After Aircraft Incident

Personnel Commended After Aircraft Incident

[Updated] Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, extended his “thanks and appreciation”, to those who oversaw yesterday’s [April 30] emergency response to the Cessna aircraft incident. Minister Caines said, “As Chair of the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO], I can advise that the EMO was kept fully abreast of all the developments regarding... Read more of this article

BA ‘Working To Help Customers Continue On’

BA ‘Working To Help Customers Continue On’

British Airways apologized to customers whose flight to Bermuda was diverted to New York due to the airfield closure last night, and said they are providing hotel accommodation and “working hard to help customers continue on their journey.” This follows after the airfield was shut down for over three hours last night due to a small aircraft... Read more of this article

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Emergency personnel rushed to the airport after a small aircraft crashed while landing this evening [April 30], resulting in the pilot sustaining what officials said were “non life threatening injuries” and the airfield being temporarily closed down before re-opening at around 9.00pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Lieutenant... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: Cessna Aircraft Incident At Airport

2 Hour Video: Cessna Aircraft Incident At Airport

[Updating] Emergency personnel are on scene at the airport this evening [April 30], with the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service confirming that it was an incident involving one Cessna aircraft, with one person involved. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able, and a live video from the scene is below. Update 6.11pm: We... Read more of this article

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