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Video: Structural Steel Milestone For New Airport

Video: Structural Steel Milestone For New Airport

The completion of structure of the new airport terminal building was celebrated this evening with speeches and a party for the workforce. More than 200 workers representing Aecon and sub-contractors were thanked for their work on the project over the past year and a half. Frank Ross, Aecon’s Executive Director, Infrastructure, said: “Special thanks... Read more of this article

Airport Named “Most Improved” By ASQ

Airport Named “Most Improved” By ASQ

Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport has been named the most improved airport in the category of under two million passengers by the Airport Service Quality [ASQ] programme for the second quarter of 2018, Skyport announced. “Out of 65 airports surveyed, the airport’s ranking increased from 55th in quarter one to sixth in quarter two, making... Read more of this article

Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

“A large number of sub-contracts have been awarded to both Bermudian and overseas companies for the new airport terminal building including baggage handling, ventilation, fire protection and much more,” Skyport announced today. A Skyport spokesperson said, “Aecon’s Specialist Baggage Handling Systems [BHS] and BIWIS Software System... Read more of this article

TUI Airways Flight Diverts With Sick Passenger

TUI Airways Flight Diverts With Sick Passenger

A TUI Airways [Thomson] flight diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Sept 14] landing at the L.F. Wade International Airport with a sick passenger.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, ambulance and airport personnel met the arriving flight at the main terminal where the sick passenger was taken off the plane and transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Investing In Youth

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Investing In Youth

Skyport has released the sixteenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the investing in youth. Speaking in the sixteenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “As you know, Skyport is passionate about investing in our youth. “This... Read more of this article

NOAA Hurricane Hunter Arrives In Bermuda

NOAA Hurricane Hunter Arrives In Bermuda

One of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s [NOAA] Hurricane Hunter aircraft arrived in Bermuda this afternoon [Sept 7] in advance of research flights into Tropical Storm / Hurricane Florence. A NOAA social media post today said, “NOAA’s WP-3D Orion [#N42RF] #Kermit is fueling up and heading to Bermuda today to stage... Read more of this article

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

A passenger “gave a scare to a number” of other travelers when he “became unruly and violent,” according to the Antigua Observer, who reported that he “ripped a few seats on the flight and tried unsuccessfully to pry open the emergency exit in midair” before being subdued by other passengers, with the plane then... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

[Updated] A diverted JetBlue flight landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport tonight [Aug 24] due to a passenger becoming disruptive and unruly. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and an ambulance all attended the scene where we unofficially understand the passenger was removed from the plane and may have been transported to King... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Bermudian Workers

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Bermudian Workers

Skyport has released the fifteenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting Bermudian workers on the airport site. Speaking in the fifteenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Did you know that almost 70 percent of the workers on the... Read more of this article

Sky Is The Limit For JetBlue’s Stephen Davis

Sky Is The Limit For JetBlue’s Stephen Davis

Bermudian Stephen Davis is flying high in his job as a JetBlue inflight crewmember, explaining that he was introduced early on to the airline industry, since both parents worked in the industry, and he has always had what he likes to refer to as “an aviation blood rush.” Davis was born in Bermuda in 1991 to a family with a history of working in... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Curtain Walling

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Curtain Walling

Skyport has released the fourteenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the curtain walling of the new terminal. Speaking in the fourteenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “The site of the airport redevelopment project is coming... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Airport Incident

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Airport Incident

Police are investigating an incident in which a 37-year-old Jamaican national “unlawfully exited” the airport, saying it is “alleged that the male ran east along the Airport main road and onto the Causeway,” and have asked anyone who may have witnessed the incident to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Audio: OBA Leader Questions Premier On Airport

Audio: OBA Leader Questions Premier On Airport

The contract “had in the unspeakable terms that it was unable to be varied,” Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt told the House of Assembly as he was answering questions about the airport deal during the ‘Premier’s Question Period‘ on Friday. Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden asked the Premier, “Will the Premier advise... Read more of this article