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Fire Alarm Activated At Airport, Protocols In Place

Fire Alarm Activated At Airport, Protocols In Place

Emergency personnel can be seen at the airport this afternoon [April 28] and traffic is being restricted in the area, with the protocols being put into place in the “abundance of caution” following the activation of a fire alarm. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines confirmed that a fire alarm was activated at the airport, and said in the... Read more of this article

BTA: Airline Seat Capacity Increased 22% In Q1

BTA: Airline Seat Capacity Increased 22% In Q1

The number of commercial airline seats available on routes to Bermuda increased 22 percent in the first quarter of 2016 when compared to the same period in 2015 and capacity jumped 19,085 seats during the three-month period, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today. The BTA said, “Declining airlift had a negative impact on visitor arrivals last... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Richards On Airport Development

Video: Minister Richards On Airport Development

[Updated] “The Bermudian public should not be deceived by innuendo, false accusations, and political rhetoric over the airport development project,” Finance Minister Bob Richards said yesterday [April 21]. Speaking at a press conference, Minister Richards said, “I want to speak about some matters that have taken place over the last... Read more of this article

Video: RAF Tornado Plane Returns After Take Off

Video: RAF Tornado Plane Returns After Take Off

A Royal Air Force tornado military aircraft with an accompanying tanker made their way to the runway at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [April 9] with the tornado taking flight shortly after.The tanker took its place on the runway for take off but some time later maneuvered to the nearby taxiway. A gathered crowd watched as the tornado... Read more of this article

Bermuda Airport Smoking Lounge Closed Down

Bermuda Airport Smoking Lounge Closed Down

The smoking lounge at the airport has been closed effective April 1st, with the Ministry saying the lounge has now “been decommissioned” however “smoking continues to be permitted at designated outdoor areas.” In explaining why it was closed, the Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport told Bernews, “In 2005, legislation... Read more of this article

Bermuda Bound Air Canada Flight Diverts To NY

Bermuda Bound Air Canada Flight Diverts To NY

Air Canada flight 942 from Toronto to Bermuda has been delayed after it reportedly had to make an emergency landing earlier today [Mar 2] at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York due to an engine issue. CityNews Toronto reported on its Twitter account that an “engine issue forced #AC942 Toronto-Bermuda flight to make emergency landing... Read more of this article

Ukrainian Based Cargo Plane Makes A Fuel Stop

Ukrainian Based Cargo Plane Makes A Fuel Stop

Joining the recent visits by Royal Air Force [RAF] military aircraft, a Ukrainian operated cargo plane landed at LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Feb 24] for a fuel stop. Flight CVK7132 was en-route from Opa-locka, Florida on its way to Santa Maria, Azores. The Antonov An-12 is a four-engine turboprop transport aircraft designed in the... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport saw extra activity today after three military aircraft paid the island a visit, taking off earlier this afternoon.The aircraft visiting the island included a Royal Air Force [RAF] A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying two Typhoon fighter jets, with the jets having arrived earlier this week. It is understood that... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

[Updated with video] Just before noon today [Feb 22] aircraft from the Royal Air Force departed Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport, heading to the Azores.The group of aircraft included the A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying four Typhoon fighter jets. As is the usual protocol, once the jets start their engines to warm up, passing traffic begin... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos: RAF Military Planes Land In Bermuda

At around 5.30pm today [Feb 19] aircraft from the Royal Air Force landed at LF Wade International Airport, with one Voyager tanker and three Typhoons touching down. The RAF aircraft are understood to have traveled from Eglin Air Force Base in northwest Florida, and due to make a short stop on the island. It is not unusual for military aircraft to stop... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Lands With Injured Patient

Video: Coast Guard Lands With Injured Patient

[Updated with video] Shortly after 5.00am this morning [Feb 15], a US Coast Guard helicopter landed at LF Wade International Airport after executing an emergency medical evacuation some miles off Bermuda’s coast. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson confirmed that on Saturday February 13th, officials from the Singapore flagged chemical... Read more of this article

American Airlines To Introduce Additional Flight

American Airlines To Introduce Additional Flight

Commencing February 15th, American Airlines will operate a second flight between Bermuda and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Flight 1428 will depart JFK at 12 noon and arrive in Bermuda at 3:00 pm. The return flight departs Bermuda at 4:00 pm arriving in New York at 5:35 pm. The flight will operate every day except Tuesdays through... Read more of this article

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