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Video: Jamaica Bound Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Video: Jamaica Bound Flight Diverts To Bermuda

[Updated with video] Thomson Airways flight 82 has just diverted to Bermuda, touching down at around 5.30pm today [June 23], with multiple emergency personnel on scene as the plane landed. According to online flight data, the flight left London and was heading to Montego Bay, Jamaica when it diverted to Bermuda. The plane, and emergency personnel, remain... Read more of this article

Delta Flight Cancels Emergency Landing

Delta Flight Cancels Emergency Landing

Delta flight #499 with 86 persons on board requested an emergency landing in Bermuda early this morning [June 19] after experiencing a failure with the aircraft’s hydraulics. While on route to the island the crew were able to correct the hydraulics problem and decided they would divert to Atlanta instead. Local emergency services had been activated... Read more of this article

200 Page Airport Development Appraisal Report

200 Page Airport Development Appraisal Report

The 200-page appraisal of the airport redevelopment contract is now available, with the report seeking to “evaluate the business case, value for money and affordability of the existing proposal.” Last month Finance Minister Bob Richards said, “In order to improve the value of this unique proposal, and recognizing the anxiety in the public... Read more of this article

Doppler Weather Radar Service Update

Doppler Weather Radar Service Update

The Department of Civil Aviation, today [May 28] issued an update on the Doppler weather radar which has been out of service since February of this year and is not anticipated to be returned to service until mid-August. A spokesperson said, “The Doppler weather radar, which provides a moving graphic of rain and storms, is a specialised and complex... Read more of this article

Air Antilles Express Plane Stops In Bermuda

Air Antilles Express Plane Stops In Bermuda

An Air Antilles Express plane was seen in Bermuda yesterday afternoon [May 26] departing the island just before 2.00pm. Air Antilles Express is a regional airline which generally services the French Antilles, and the plane is understood to have been making a fuel stop on the island, having travelled from Guadeloupe heading to Quebec, Canada for routine... Read more of this article

Behind The Statements: Airport Development

Behind The Statements: Airport Development

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] The Airport Itself L F Wade International Airport is a small airport. Based on Airport Departure Tax revenues, about 393,944 people passed through in 2012/13, and 383,143 in 2013/14. Could be around 380,000 in 2014/15. These airport user numbers are much lower than the annual 550,000+ of the 1980’s. The... Read more of this article

Video: Opposition Leader On Meeting With FCO

Video: Opposition Leader On Meeting With FCO

The PLP delegation returned from the UK this evening [May 21] after meeting with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office [FCO], and the Commonwealth Parliament Association [CPA] regarding the airport redevelopment plan and other matters. The PLP previously said that both meetings were held on Wednesday [May 20] and the “official agenda for these... Read more of this article

PC Response: Minister/CCC/Aecon Conference

PC Response: Minister/CCC/Aecon Conference

Following yesterday’s press briefing with Finance Minister Bob Richards and senior executives from the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] and Aecon, the People’s Campaign said the “timing of this press conference and the sudden presence of the parties is more than coincidental considering that in the past when CCC and Aecon perceived... Read more of this article

Videos: Minister, CCC & Aecon On Airport Plans

Videos: Minister, CCC & Aecon On Airport Plans

[Updated with videos] Finance Minister Bob Richards — along with senior executives from the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] and Aecon — held a press briefing today [May 20] in relation to the contract to build a new airport terminal building. CCC CEO Martin Zablocki said, “Aecon brought this project to CCC’s attention after... Read more of this article

Minister: Airport Plan Appraisal Now Completed

Minister: Airport Plan Appraisal Now Completed

Today [May 20], Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Bob Richards announced the “completion of an independent appraisal of the method of procurement for the redevelopment of the L.F. Wade International Airport using the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC].” Minister Richards said, “In order to improve the value of this unique proposal,... Read more of this article

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