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‘Bermuda Skyport’ Launched To Manage Airport

‘Bermuda Skyport’ Launched To Manage Airport

Aecon today [March 21] announced the launch of Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited, a special-purpose company which will “manage and coordinate the overall delivery of the redevelopment project for a 30-year concession term.” “Skyport, a Bermudian company wholly-owned by Aecon Concessions, will take on the responsibility of operations,... Read more of this article

Airport Construction To Commence In April 2017

Airport Construction To Commence In April 2017

A press conference was held today to mark the financial close of the airport redevelopment project deal, with officials saying that “construction is expected to commence in April 2017″ and it will take “approximately 40 months to complete the construction of the new terminal.” Aecon announced this morning that it has “achieved... Read more of this article

Aecon Announce ‘Commercial & Financial Close’

Aecon Announce ‘Commercial & Financial Close’

Aecon announced today [March 16] that it has “achieved commercial and financial close” on the airport redevelopment project in Bermuda, with the announcement saying “CCC will fully subcontract the work to Aecon, a construction contract valued at US$274 million” and “construction of the new terminal will begin shortly and... Read more of this article

Video: Sir John Swan On Airport Redevelopment

Video: Sir John Swan On Airport Redevelopment

“There’s no perfect solution,” former Premier Sir John Swan said about the airport development, adding that the deal we have “was the best possibility of getting the project done” and the “only way we could go”. Sir John Swan, who served as Premier from 1982 to 1995, recently sat down with Bernews for a live interview on... Read more of this article

Premier Discusses Airport Project With Students

Premier Discusses Airport Project With Students

Premier Michael Dunkley continued his youth engagement today [Feb 23] with a visit to Mount St. Agnes to meet with Grade 3 Class students who are studying the Airport Redevelopment Project. “The Premier, who was invited by the school, discussed a range of matters relating to the proposed airport development, such as the need for a new airport,... Read more of this article

Airport Redevelopment Bills Pass In Senate

Airport Redevelopment Bills Pass In Senate

[Updated] After being passed in the House of Assembly last Friday, the legislation related to the airport redevelopment is listed on the Order Papers for today’s [Feb 15] sitting of the Senate, and the copies of the two Acts  – Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2017 and Airport Redevelopment Concession Act 2017 — as amended in the House... Read more of this article

Column: Reasonable Degree Of Mutual Respect

Column: Reasonable Degree Of Mutual Respect

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The fact that our Island has been able to move through the impasse over the ‘Airport Project’ in a way that was both peaceful and implied a reasonable degree of mutual respect – in spite of those differences – represents something of a milestone. To me, this marks a level of maturation in our relationships... Read more of this article

Premier ‘Very Satisfied’ At Airport Bills Passing

Premier ‘Very Satisfied’ At Airport Bills Passing

After Friday’s marathon House of Assembly debate and passage of the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2016, Premier Michael Dunkley said “we are very satisfied at the passage of these two Bills” and “now await the Senate debate.” The debate began in the afternoon, and lasted until... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Airport Bills Pass In Parliament

Live Updates: Airport Bills Pass In Parliament

[Updated] Police were on scene at the House of Assembly this morning [Feb 10] and while some people did gather outside the Union, there were no large scale protests outside the House, and the House of Assembly session is taking place today. After having been previously delayed, the debate on the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Police Presence At Parliament

Photos & Video: Police Presence At Parliament

[Updated] For the second consecutive week, Police are on scene at the House of Assembly, with barriers set up outside the premises this morning [Feb 10] and a large amount of police officers on scene.The police presence comes as the debate on the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2016 is scheduled to take... Read more of this article

‘MPs Will Highlight Deficiencies In Legislation’

‘MPs Will Highlight Deficiencies In Legislation’

“The public can be confident that their PLP MPs will highlight the deficiencies in this legislation during the debate to protect the future of Bermuda,” Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt said this evening. This comes as the debate on the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda Airport Authority Act... Read more of this article

BIU Calling On Members To Gather On Friday

BIU Calling On Members To Gather On Friday

“The BIU is calling on its members, certainly members of the public, to be here tomorrow at 8.00am at the Union Square,” Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert said this afternoon [Feb 9]. This comes as the debate on the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2016 is scheduled to take place... Read more of this article

Blue Ribbon Panel Says Airport Is A ‘Good Deal’

Blue Ribbon Panel Says Airport Is A ‘Good Deal’

[Updated] The Blue Ribbon Panel announced today [Feb 8] that they feel the airport redevelopment plan is a “good deal” and “commercially sound.” Speaking at a press conference, Chairman Malcolm Butterfield said, “In summary, the Blue Ribbon Panel has found that this transaction is commercially sound and reasonable and likely... Read more of this article