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Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

[Updated with video] This afternoon [Jan 13] aircraft from the Royal Air Force [RAF] landed at LF Wade International Airport including an A330 Voyager tanker and 4 Typhoon fighter jets, having arrived from Lajes Air Base in Terceira, Azores. The group are on their way to the annual Red Flag Exercise in Las Vegas, Nevada where the exercise gives pilots... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight #1818 Diverts For Sick Passenger

JetBlue Flight #1818 Diverts For Sick Passenger

After taking off from Port of Spain Piarco International Airport in Trinidad and Tobago earlier tonight [Jan 12], JetBlue flight #1818 diverted to Bermuda after a passenger on board took ill. The flight landed at LF Wade International Airport at approximately 10.00pm, where the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, an ambulance and airport officials met... Read more of this article

Photos: Airport Conditions Following Heavy Rain

Photos: Airport Conditions Following Heavy Rain

“I commend the men and women serving at the airport and all Bermudians should thank them for their service under such conditions,” Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said, adding that “we need a new facility asap.” The Minister’s comments follow after photos and videos of the airport during/after... Read more of this article

Scott: ‘Advise He Devote Energy To Fixing Leaks’

Scott: ‘Advise He Devote Energy To Fixing Leaks’

[Updated] “Bermudians should expect the country’s leader to show concern and fix the problems, and not engage in political point scoring on Facebook,” Shadow Minister Lawrence Scott said, adding that even if the airport plan passed Parliament tomorrow, the existing airport must operate for four more years so “unless the Premier... Read more of this article

Flooding: Airport Waste Facility Closed Today

Flooding: Airport Waste Facility Closed Today

The Ministry of Public Works said they wishes to advise that, due to flooding, the Airport Waste Management Facility is closed today [Jan 5]. “Information about reopening will be made available as soon as possible,” a spokesperson said. Related StoriesPhotos: Heavy Rainfall Causes Flooding BECL’s North Street Facility... Read more of this article

Plane Diverts & Makes Emergency Landing

Plane Diverts & Makes Emergency Landing

[Updated] Emergency services are on scene at the airport in preparation for an airline to make an emergency landing. The plane has apparently diverted to Bermuda, and further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 11.46am: A police spokesperson said, “An American Airlines flight is anticipated to make an emergency... Read more of this article

JetBlue Airlines Increasing Services To Bermuda

JetBlue Airlines Increasing Services To Bermuda

JetBlue today [Dec 21] announced it is increasing service to Bermuda with two year-round daily flights and a third summer seasonal roundtrip flight between the island and the airline’s northeast focus cities. In addition to the added flights, the airline will now operate all Bermuda routes using its 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft in place of its 100-seat... Read more of this article

Diverted Azur Air Flight Lands At Bermuda Airport

Diverted Azur Air Flight Lands At Bermuda Airport

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service vehicles were positioned near the airport runway at approximately 10.00pm tonight [Dec 18] when Azur Air Flight 7778 landed at LF Wade International Airport. Fire service vehicles followed the plane until it arrived and parked at the main terminal ramp. The flight which Bernews unofficially understands departed from Punta... Read more of this article

Photos: Two Osprey Aircraft At Bermuda Airport

Photos: Two Osprey Aircraft At Bermuda Airport

Two Osprey aircraft  landed at the LF Wade International Airport today [Dec 12] with the reason for their visit unclear, however it is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations. In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines... Read more of this article

Cessna Citation X Aircraft Returns After Take-Off

Cessna Citation X Aircraft Returns After Take-Off

A Cessna Citation X aircraft returned to Bermuda shortly after taking off from LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Dec 10]. Bernews unofficially understands the pilot turned the plane around when a mechanical issue raised concerns. The flight was headed towards Washington Dulles International Airport when the diversion took place. There was... Read more of this article

Air Berlin Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Air Berlin Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200 landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 2.00pm this afternoon [Dec 4] after the pilot diverted the plane to the island to disembark a sick passenger. Air Berlin flight #7408 which departed from Düsseldorf International Airport in Germany was met at the main air terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue personnel,... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Airport Is A Bad Deal For Bermuda’

Column: ‘Airport Is A Bad Deal For Bermuda’

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] The Airport Project, as proposed, is a bad deal for Bermuda. First, look at all the facts set out in the Financial Comparison Report and in the most recent hand outs to Parliamentarians on the airport re-development scheme. Then start reading this comment by studying and understanding this chart.Actions... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘More Information Is Required On Airport’

PLP: ‘More Information Is Required On Airport’

“It was only after immense pressure by the Opposition and the public that the government, Aecon and CCC finally relented on their long-standing and unjustified refusal to release the schedules of the Airport Development Agreement,” Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt, adding that the  ”documentation released... Read more of this article