Tag: #Airport

Airport’s Air Conditioning Off, Being Repaired

Airport’s Air Conditioning Off, Being Repaired

The Department of Airport Operations confirmed that the airport’s “climate control system is currently off line” and said the “necessary repairs to the air conditioning system will be completed this weekend.” A spokesperson said, “The Department of Airport Operations [DAO] wishes to advise the public that the airport’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Responds As Plane Diverts

Photos: Fire Service Responds As Plane Diverts

[Updated] Emergency services responded to the airport at around 4.00pm today [April 18] to stand-by due to a private jet with 13 passengers onboard making an emergency landing due to one engine being out. According to online flight data the plane was heading to New Haven, Connecticut from the Grantley Adams Airport in Barbados when it started diverting... Read more of this article

Men Fined $3,000 After Disruption On Airplane

Men Fined $3,000 After Disruption On Airplane

Two British nationals appeared in Magistrates Court this afternoon [Apr 13] where they were fined $3,000 each following the incident yesterday which saw an airline divert to Bermuda, with the court hearing that both men appeared to be drunk, were shouting on the plane, with one man throwing peanuts at the airline staff. A police statement after yesterday’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

Photos: Plane Diverts, Two Passengers Arrested

[Updated with video] A Thomson Airways flight heading to Mexico diverted to Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport today [April 12], and was greeted by a number of police officers, with at least half a dozen police vehicles visible on scene as of this writing. The Boeing 787-8 departed Gatwick Airport in London this morning heading to Cancun... Read more of this article

Videos: Minister Bob Richards On Airport Plans

Videos: Minister Bob Richards On Airport Plans

The airport project is “expected to create over 600 jobs at least three quarters of which will be Bermudian,” it should be finished by 2019, and “the lease appears to be 35 years and a management contract,” Finance Minister Bob Richards said at a Town Hall last night [Mar 31]. The Minister also there has “been some disagreement”... 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

Delta Airlines Flight #402 Diverts To Bermuda

Delta Airlines Flight #402 Diverts To Bermuda

A Delta flight diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [March 10] due to a passenger suffering a medical emergency. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Sergeant Russann Francis said, “At 4:14pm this afternoon, 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call regarding a flight diversion due to a medical emergency. “Airport Duty Officer,... Read more of this article

More Graffiti Appears On Vehicle At The Airport

More Graffiti Appears On Vehicle At The Airport

Following the appearance of more graffiti with the term “Isis”, the police said they “would like to reassure the public that to date neither the information from the public nor or own intelligence systems have raised any particular concerns in this regard.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service responded... Read more of this article

PLP ‘Strongly Oppose’ Airport Development Deal

PLP ‘Strongly Oppose’ Airport Development Deal

The PLP “strongly opposes the manner” in which the Government” has approached the airport redevelopment and “find it hugely coincidental that the chairman of a prominent local construction firm sits on the Board of Aecon, the company set to receive a contract with revenues in excess of $1 billion without having to compete,”... Read more of this article

Delta Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Delta Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Passengers on board Delta flight 460 had an unexpected delay in their journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday [Feb 22] when their plane diverted to Bermuda to disembark a sick passenger. The flight, which departed New York’s JFK Airport, was south west of the island when the captain decided to make the diversion, flying a zigzag pattern to... Read more of this article

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