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Police Appeal For Witnesses To Airport Incident

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Airport Incident

Police are investigating an incident in which a 37-year-old Jamaican national “unlawfully exited” the airport, saying it is “alleged that the male ran east along the Airport main road and onto the Causeway,” and have asked anyone who may have witnessed the incident to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After Fleeing Airport Customs Area

Man Arrested After Fleeing Airport Customs Area

A man, believed to be a 37-year-old visitor to the island, was arrested after he “fled on foot from the local Customs area for arriving passengers inside the airport,” and he remains in police custody “on suspicion of drug importation,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:10pm Tuesday, July 10th... Read more of this article

Airport Emergency Exercise Successfully Held

Airport Emergency Exercise Successfully Held

The LF Wade International Airport held a successful emergency exercise simulation last night [Jan 30], with multiple on island agencies participating. The exercise was designed to test the airport’s emergency plans, with various governmental and non-governmental agencies on hand to participate in the exercise. The event was a simulation of an oil... Read more of this article

Airport Emergency Exercise On Tuesday Evening

Airport Emergency Exercise On Tuesday Evening

The LF Wade International Airport will be the site of an emergency exercise simulation tomorrow, Tuesday, January 30 beginning at 11pm. “The exercise is designed to test the airport’s emergency plans, with various governmental and non-governmental agencies on hand to participate in the exercise. The aim of the exercise is to practice and test... Read more of this article

Security Group’s Contract Extended At Airport

Security Group’s Contract Extended At Airport

Bermuda Security Group Limited’s contract for passenger and baggage screening at the LF Wade International Airport has been extended until the new terminal opens in 2020, Skyport has confirmed. Bermuda Security Group Ltd. [BSG] has held the contract at the airport since 2001 and it requires BSG to provide internationally qualified screening personnel... Read more of this article

Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm Activation

Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm Activation

The airport was evacuated earlier this afternoon [Sept 27] due to a fire alarm activation, and police were seen at the gate restricting vehicles from entering, with staff allowed to re-enter at 4.25pm after a ‘security sweep’ took place. A Skyport Airport Duty Officer says: “At 3:35pm, the Life Safety System audible alarm was activated... Read more of this article

Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm Activation

Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm Activation

Emergency services were called and the LF Wade International Airport was evacuated earlier this afternoon [Sept 1] due to a fire alarm activation, however after a “thorough investigation of the affected area and a security sweep, the all clear was given” and staff and passengers were allowed to re-enter.A Skyport Airport Duty Officer says:... Read more of this article

New Security Could Cause Delays At Airport

New Security Could Cause Delays At Airport

Airline passengers travelling to the United States could experience increased processing times at the L.F. Wade International Airport passenger security checkpoint due to new security requirements. Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited is advising the travelling public that the new screening requirements issued directly by the Transportation Security... Read more of this article

Unattended Bag Causes Evacuation Of Airport

Unattended Bag Causes Evacuation Of Airport

The LF Wade International Airport was evacuated on Saturday evening [July 1] after an unattended bag was left at check-in desks resulting in the area being cleared.A Skyport Airport Duty Officer said, “Shortly after 6pm on Saturday, 1 July, the Airport Duty Officer was alerted to an unattended bag left at the British Airways check-in desks.“Following... Read more of this article

Airport Emergency Exercise On March 13th

Airport Emergency Exercise On March 13th

There will be an emergency exercise taking place on Monday evening at the airport, and “residents are urged not to be alarmed if they see increased emergency personnel, including armed Police Officers, moving around the vicinity.” A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of National Security is advising that an emergency exercise will take place... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Airport Emergency Exercise

Photos & Video: Airport Emergency Exercise

[Updated with video] An emergency exercise took place at the L. F. Wade International Airport today [Dec 7] to test Bermuda’s readiness in the event of a plane crash or other emergency. The exercise, which must be undertaken every two years to ensure Bermuda is compliant with international regulatory requirements, involved various agencies as well... Read more of this article

Airport Emergency Exercise On December 7th

Airport Emergency Exercise On December 7th

An emergency exercise will take place at the L. F. Wade International Airport on Monday [Dec 7] to test Bermuda’s readiness in the event of a plane crash or other emergency. “This simulation is required every two years as part of the Department of Airport Operations regulatory requirements,” a spokesperson said. “Residents are urged... Read more of this article

Man Fined $2800 For Escaping From Customs

Man Fined $2800 For Escaping From Customs

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Mar 11], a 21-year-old man convicted of running away from the airport and jumping overboard was ordered  to pay fines of just over $2,800. In Luke Lindo’s previous Court appearance in January, he admitted that in December 2014 he had run from a Customs officer, out of the airport building, jumped overboard,... Read more of this article