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Contracts Awarded For Airport Redevelopment

Contracts Awarded For Airport Redevelopment

Four Bermuda based businesses, and one overseas company, have been awarded contracts to work on the new passenger terminal building at L.F. Wade International Airport, Skyport announced today. “Thermoset Roofing, a Florida based contractor, has been awarded the roofing contract for the new passenger terminal building and they will be working with... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” On Fun Facts About Airport

Video: “Taking Off” On Fun Facts About Airport

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting some fun facts about the project. During the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “As the months pass, the site of the new airport terminal literally comes to life.... Read more of this article

Airport Deal Wins IJGlobal Magazine Award

Airport Deal Wins IJGlobal Magazine Award

The project to redevelop the L.F. Wade International Airport has won the IJGlobal Magazine Award for the “2017 North America Airport Deal of the Year”. Bennett Jones noted that the decision to select Bermuda’s Airport project from among the finalists was made in January 2018 and the awards were formally announced and presented on March 15th at... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” On Airport Renovations

Video: “Taking Off” On Airport Renovations

Skyport has released the eighth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the renovations on the existing airport. Speaking in the eighth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Everyone knows we are busy building the new airport terminal,... Read more of this article

Cosmetic Upgrades To Existing Airport Terminal

Cosmetic Upgrades To Existing Airport Terminal

Skyport announced the first phase of planned cosmetic upgrades of the existing terminal have been completed, with the company saying “fresh coats of paint, new carpet and updated signage are some of the changes that have been made to the existing terminal at the LF Wade International Airport. “Cosmetic upgrades were factored in the budget... Read more of this article

Airport Project Jobs And Cost Of New Buses

Airport Project Jobs And Cost Of New Buses

The value of the contract for the four buses is $1,004,515 [plus shipping and duty] and Bermudians provided 1043 mandays of labour out of a total of 1398 at the Airport Redevelopment Project for January 2018. This was stated by Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban in response to Parliamentary Questions asked by Shadow Minister... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” On Air Service Development

Video: “Taking Off” On Air Service Development

Skyport has released the seventh episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the Air Service Development. Speaking in the seventh episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Did you know that every year, representatives from Skyport, and the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Aecon: ‘Will Continue To Work Collaboratively’

Aecon: ‘Will Continue To Work Collaboratively’

“The Premier has articulated various concerns and we will continue to work collaboratively through them,” Aecon’s Steve Nackan said, adding that the “airport agreement provides a solid platform for us to continue making great progress in delivering a world-class airport Bermuda can be proud of – on time, on budget and without... Read more of this article

Airport Agreement Review Report Cost $186,950

Airport Agreement Review Report Cost $186,950

The Airport Redevelopment Project Agreement Review Report — which was released last week — cost $186,950, the Government has confirmed. A Ministry of Transport & Regulatory Affairs spokesperson said, “The cost of the review was $186,950.20. LeighFisher is a globally respected infrastructure advisory firm originally procured through... Read more of this article

Dunkley: ‘PLP’s Commitment To Negative Spin’

Dunkley: ‘PLP’s Commitment To Negative Spin’

“The PLP Government will never ever say the airport project is a good deal for Bermuda – no matter the facts,” former Premier Michael Dunkley said, adding that “the PLP’s obsessive commitment to negative spin on the Airport makes it impossible for them to see the forest for the trees.” Mr Dunkley’s comments follow after... Read more of this article

Airport Project Agreement Review Released

Airport Project Agreement Review Released

[Updated] Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt is holding a press conference this afternoon [Feb 23]. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime the live video of Premier Burt’s press conference is below. Update 1.32pm: We will update with the full information as able, with Premier Burt saying that the Government is releasing... Read more of this article

Temporary Closure of Airport Long Term Parking

Temporary Closure of Airport Long Term Parking

The long-term car park at LF Wade International Airport will temporarily closed starting today for repainting of parking lines. “The car park will be completely closed to the public for all vehicles from Wednesday, February 14 until Friday, February 23 for the refurbishment of the line markings. However, travellers can park in the overflow parking... Read more of this article

MP Leah Scott: When Is The Appropriate Time?

MP Leah Scott: When Is The Appropriate Time?

Noting the PLP’s 100 Day pledge to review the airport redevelopment contract to “see if Bermuda can get a better deal,” Deputy Opposition Leader Leah Scott said she “would like to know when the appropriate time would be to reveal the better airport deal that this new Government has secured for us.” Ms Scott, who is also... Read more of this article