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Military Jets Flying At Low Altitude Over Bermuda

Military Jets Flying At Low Altitude Over Bermuda

[Updated] Two military jets have been flying low altitude circuits over Bermuda this evening [June 24] with conflicting information emerging over the matter.A Police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service has received several calls from concerned members of the public regarding aircraft flying at low altitude over the island. “‎After... Read more of this article

Airport AC To Be Out Of Service This Evening

Airport AC To Be Out Of Service This Evening

The Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities is advising that air conditioning at the L.F. Wade International Airport will be out of service shortly after the departure of the British Airways flight to London at 8.00pm this evening [June 21]. “The downtime is to permit contractors to conduct necessary work on the system. It is anticipated... Read more of this article

Video: BIU’s Chris Furbert On Menzies Aviation

Video: BIU’s Chris Furbert On Menzies Aviation

Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] President Chris Furbert held a press conference regarding the recent work stoppage by Menzies Aviation workers at LF Wade International Airport, describing the Union’s position in the dispute. Following the withdrawal of labour by 36 employees at the airport on Thursday, Menzies Aviation said it obtained an interim... Read more of this article

Menzies Aviation Obtains Interim Injunction

Menzies Aviation Obtains Interim Injunction

Following the withdrawal of labour by 36 employees at the airport on Thursday, Menzies Aviation said it has obtained an interim injunction from the Supreme Court which “restrains the employees and the BIU” from “participating in” or “influencing” anyone to take part in a “strike or irregular industrial action... Read more of this article

Video: Staff Withdraw Labour At L.F. Wade Airport

Video: Staff Withdraw Labour At L.F. Wade Airport

[Updating] There is situation developing at the L.F. Wade International Airport today [June 9] with some workers seen gathering outside this afternoon, and unofficial reports suggest that some of the airport workers employed by Menzies Aviation have downed tools. We are awaiting official confirmation of what exactly is transpiring and will update as... Read more of this article

Photos: Protesters At Airport Roundabout, Road

Photos: Protesters At Airport Roundabout, Road

A handful of protesters can be seen at the roundabout located at the airport entrance this morning [June 4] holding signs objecting to the airport redevelopment project. There are also two protesters on Kindley Field Road, as well as signs placed on the road side, with one saying “Stop the airport project,” while another says “Stop... Read more of this article

Airline Passenger Arrested After Assaulting Police

Airline Passenger Arrested After Assaulting Police

A 28-year-old Canadian woman was arrested today after allegedly assaulting three police officers who boarded a Westjet flight to detain her after reports she was unruly. A police spokesperson said, “About 1:54pm this afternoon, police received a call in regards to an unruly passenger aboard a WestJet flight bound for Bermuda. “Shortly after... Read more of this article

Video: Airport Presentation At OBA Meeting

Video: Airport Presentation At OBA Meeting

The OBA have posted a 42-minute video of Finance Minister Bob Richards’ presentation on the airport redevelopment project, with the video showing the Minister’s slide presentation delivered to OBA members at a meeting last week. The meeting was held on May 19th at the Bermuda National Gallery at City Hall, and there were protests outside... Read more of this article

Smoke Issuing From American Airlines Plane

Smoke Issuing From American Airlines Plane

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the airport late this morning [May 14] following a report of smoke issuing from the rear wheels of a stationary American Airlines plane. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Media Relations Officer Sergeant Russann Francis said that at 11:37am this morning, 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call stating... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Termination Appears To Be Retribution’

PLP: ‘Termination Appears To Be Retribution’

[Updated with video + OBA response] The PLP held a press conference today where they addressed the termination of MP Lawrence Scott from his private sector job, saying “it appears to be retribution for his public stance against the OBA’s plan to privatise our airport to Canadian company Aecon.” Mr Scott — who serves as the Shadow... Read more of this article

‘All Clear’ After Airport Fire Alarm Activated

‘All Clear’ After Airport Fire Alarm Activated

[Updated] As of 7.55pm this evening [May 6] police can be seen at the airport, and traffic is being restricted in the area. We are awaiting an official statement, however we unofficially understand that emergency personnel are on scene as the fire alarm was activated again. This is second time this has happened in recent days, following after the fire... Read more of this article

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

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