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Minister Weeks Updates On Airport Fire Services

Minister Weeks Updates On Airport Fire Services

“Today I will table the Fire Safety Amendment Act 2023 which will address the minimum duty strength required at the airport,” Minister of National Security Michael Weeks said in the House of Assembly today [Feb 3]. The Minister said, “This Bill will amend the Fire Safety Act 2014 to clarify that the National Fire Protection Agency... Read more of this article

AA To Suspend Miami Flight This Summer

AA To Suspend Miami Flight This Summer

American Airlines will suspend the Miami to Bermuda flight this summer, the Government has confirmed. Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert said, “We are disappointed to learn that American Airlines will suspend the service from Bermuda to Miami through this summer. We’ve held meetings with American Airlines to find alternative solutions;... Read more of this article

Video: U.S. Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon Visits

Video: U.S. Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon Visits

A U.S. Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon recently visited the island, one of what has been quite a few military aircraft stopping by Bermuda in recent weeks. The Boeing website says, “The Boeing P-8 is truly a multi-mission maritime patrol aircraft, excelling at anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: US Military Plane Departs Bermuda

Photos/Video: US Military Plane Departs Bermuda

Another military aircraft stopped on the island, with the U.S Air Force stopping by the L.F. Wade International Airport again this week. It is not unusual for military aircraft to make brief stops on the island for refueling or other purposes, and for our past coverage of military aircraft on the island, here.  Read More →

Photos & Video: Military Aircraft Visit Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Aircraft Visit Bermuda

Four military aircraft have visited Bermuda over the past few days, stopping at the L.F Wade International Airport, with the HC-130Js operated by the United States Air Force. It is not unusual for military aircraft to make brief stops on the island for refueling or other purposes, and for our past coverage of military aircraft on the island, here.  Read More →

‘Alleged Unruly Passenger’ On Arriving Flight

‘Alleged Unruly Passenger’ On Arriving Flight

An “alleged unruly passenger” was escorted off an arriving flight from Charlotte, with the 52-year-old visiting American woman “temporarily taken into police custody, but later released following consultation with the flight crew and after being warned about her conduct.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

CBC: Island Woman Among Stranded Travelers

CBC: Island Woman Among Stranded Travelers

Valerie Adams “is one of countless passengers who have had their travel plans disrupted following a major winter storm that parts of southwestern Ontario are still recovering from,” according to a story in the CBC. The CBC story said, “What was supposed to be a layover at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport turned out to be days of chaos... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Royal Air Force Aircraft Visit

Photos/Video: Royal Air Force Aircraft Visit

The Royal Air Force [RAF] recently stopped in Bermuda, with the aircraft staying overnight before departing. It is not unusual for military aircraft to make brief stops on the island, and for our past coverage of military aircraft on the island, click here.  Read More →

Minister Observes Airport Customs Operations

Minister Observes Airport Customs Operations

“The role of the men and women in the Customs Department will be crucial as we strengthen our resources against illicit drugs and weapons,” declared Minister of National Security Michael Weeks as he inspected the LF Wade International Airport’s Customs operations. A Government spokesperson said, “Minister Weeks’ recent... Read more of this article

BTA ‘Thrilled’ With United & JetBlue Service

BTA ‘Thrilled’ With United & JetBlue Service

The Bermuda Tourism Authority said they are “thrilled to resume United Airlines service and welcome JetBlue’s expanded service to Bermuda in 2023.” The BTA said, “Getting to Bermuda for an unforgettable island escape from the east coast just got a lot easier. This week, JetBlue announced the addition of nonstop, once-daily seasonal... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Revitalization Of Air Service Continues’

Minister: ‘Revitalization Of Air Service Continues’

“In a recent statement, JetBlue announced daily nonstop service from LaGuardia starting in Spring 2023, opening up greater access to New York and more potential for connections beyond,” said Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert. Minister Furbert added, “This news follows the announcement last week that United Airlines’ service... Read more of this article

School Choirs Singing Carols At Airport

School Choirs Singing Carols At Airport

Skyport is hosting special events for the holiday season with a  series of lunchtime appearances by the island’s school choirs caroling against a backdrop of festive holiday décor. A spokesperson said, “Skyport marked the anniversary of its second year of opening and the end of the island’s Covid restrictions with the launch of a community... Read more of this article

Travel Testing Requirements End On Tuesday

Travel Testing Requirements End On Tuesday

The “requirement for pre-arrival or pre-departure testing, arrival testing, and day 4 testing for all travellers will end” as of tomorrow [Oct 25]. The Government, who previously announced this, posted the reminder graphic below, saying, “As of 25 October 2022, the requirement for pre-arrival or pre-departure testing, arrival testing,... Read more of this article