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Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Tech Savvy Travel

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Tech Savvy Travel

Skyport has released their latest ‘Taking Off’ video, with this episode highlighting the fact that passengers can now show their boarding pass on a mobile device before entering the US Customs and Border Protection area and when clearing security instead of using the printed copy. Speaking in the this episode, host Mikaela Pearman said, “The security... Read more of this article

New Sub Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

New Sub Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

Six Bermudian companies have been awarded sub-contracts in the new airport terminal building including tiling, glassworks, painting and masonry works, Skyport announced today. Tiling and Terrazzo work for the floors of the new terminal has been awarded to Eminence Contractors Ltd. Aecon’s sub-contractor for the curtain wall, N R Windows has awarded... Read more of this article

Construction Work Begins At Entrance To Airport

Construction Work Begins At Entrance To Airport

Bermuda Skyport has advised of roadworks taking place at the airport roundabout, as construction has commenced on the new entrance to the new passenger terminal building. “Part of the work involves taking down the LF Wade International Airport sign. The letters have been preserved and will be presented to the family of the late L. Frederick Wade.... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Skyport Magic Mile

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Skyport Magic Mile

Skyport has released the twenty-fourth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the Skyport Magic Mile. Speaking in the twenty-fourth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Skyport is the new sponsor of the former Telford Electric Magic Mile, now... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Contest

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Contest

Skyport has released the twenty-third episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the kite design competition. Speaking in the twenty-third episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Calling all kite designers! Skyport and Aecon are hosting a kite design... Read more of this article

Contest: Design Kites To Hang In New Airport

Contest: Design Kites To Hang In New Airport

Aecon and Skyport are launching a contest to design Bermudian kites, with the winning designs set to “be incorporated into actual kites that will be suspended from the ceilings in the new terminal.” “Open to the entire Bermuda community, kite designs are being sought from residents of any age – from school children, professionals,... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Airport Objections Were Political’

Column: ‘Airport Objections Were Political’

[Opinion column written by Sylvan Richards, Shadow Home Affairs Minister] In his submission to the Blue Ribbon Panel BIU President Chris Furbert admitted that Bermuda needed a new airport, but then declared that “if it should result in any cost to the taxpayer, the answer is no”. The question therefore becomes how can a new airport terminal be built... Read more of this article

Aecon Magazine Features Airport Project

Aecon Magazine Features Airport Project

The winter 2019 issue of ‘One’ — a magazine published by the Aecon Group  — has featured the airport redevelopment project, saying “the project team has been very hard at work, staying on schedule and hitting key construction milestones.” The article said, “Thanks to the precise planning and behind-the-scenes work... Read more of this article

Causeway Roundabout Bus Stop Discontinuation

Causeway Roundabout Bus Stop Discontinuation

Effective Monday, the bus stop located at the roundabout connecting the Causeway, Kindley Field Road and Cahow Way will no longer be serviced by DPT buses, as the bus stop structure will be permanently removed to develop an entrance to the new airport passenger terminal.A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Tourism and Transport’s Department... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President Says ‘It Was Never Political’

Video: BIU President Says ‘It Was Never Political’

BIU President Chris Furbert held a press conference this afternoon [Feb 5] to respond to remarks made by former Minister Bob Richards, saying that their objection to the airport deal was “always about the cost.” “It was always about cost,” he added. “The country is going to lose revenue for the next 30 years.” “It... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights New Terminal Roof

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights New Terminal Roof

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the roof of the new passenger terminal building. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “A major part of the new passenger terminal building at the LF Wade... Read more of this article

Video: New Airport Terminal Roof Wetting

Video: New Airport Terminal Roof Wetting

[Updated] The roof wetting of the New Passenger Terminal Building of the LF Wade International Airport is being held this afternoon [Jan 24] at the site of the Airport Redevelopment Project. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 21-minute replay is belowUpdate... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On PATI Request On Airport Letter

ICO Decision On PATI Request On Airport Letter

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 13/2018 in relation to a PATI request concerning the airport redevelopment agreement. The Information Commissioner’s Office said, “On 31 December 2018, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 13/2018, partially upholding the decision of the Ministry of Finance... Read more of this article