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Two U.S. Navy Poseidon Aircraft Visit Bermuda

Two U.S. Navy Poseidon Aircraft Visit Bermuda

Bermuda is currently playing host to a pair of United States Navy P-8A Poseidon multi-mission aircraft with one of the planes seen landing today [July 22] at the L.F. Wade International Airport. Bernews unofficially understands that the aircraft may be on island for a few days while doing training missions in the area.The Navy’s website says,... Read more of this article

Open Houses To Showcase New Airport Designs

Open Houses To Showcase New Airport Designs

As part of the design unveil for the proposed new airport, an open house exhibition is giving the public an opportunity to view the new designs, the government said. The exhibit was at BUEI on Friday and Saturday, and will be located at Bella Vista Bar & Grill at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton on July 18 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm and Penno’s... Read more of this article

Video: New Design For Bermuda Airport Unveiled

Video: New Design For Bermuda Airport Unveiled

Newly released designs for the proposed redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport were unveiled today at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] at an event with Minister of Finance Bob Richards; Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy as well as representatives from the Canadian Commercial Corporation and Aecon Group. A... Read more of this article

Plane With Landing Gear Concerns Lands Safely

Plane With Landing Gear Concerns Lands Safely

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [July 10] after the pilot on an incoming flight requested the inspection of the aircraft’s landing gear, having concerns that there may have been some damage to it on take off. BFRS Media Relations Officer Sergeant Russann Francis said, “At... Read more of this article

British Airways Offers Special Fares To London

British Airways Offers Special Fares To London

British Airways has launched a special fare sale for those flying to London, allowing travellers to “travel in style”. A spokesperson said, “Roundtrip fares in World Traveller Plus begin from $1644USD from Bermuda to London for travel Dec. 15, 2016 – Dec. 24, 2016 and Mar. 25, 2017 – May 25, 2017. “Roundtrip fares begin from... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: CITV Production On Airport

30 Minute Video: CITV Production On Airport

The Government television station CITV has produced a 30-minute film — called “On Borrowed Time” — that Government said provides a “critical look at the state of Bermuda’s airport terminal building.” A spokesperson said, “A critical look at the state of Bermuda’s airport terminal building is found in the... Read more of this article

French Aircraft Crew Apologise For Disturbance

French Aircraft Crew Apologise For Disturbance

The French Navy Falcon crew have apologised for any “disturbance experienced by the general public as a result of the aircraft training activity of last Friday,” saying it was not “their intention to cause any disturbance”. “We understand that some Bermuda residents and visitors, in particular some cruise ship passengers, may... Read more of this article

Government House Following Up Aviation Report

Government House Following Up Aviation Report

[Updated] Government House confirmed that a French naval ship was granted diplomatic clearance for its visit to Bermuda, however said they did not receive an application for the naval jet aircraft, adding that they received a report from the Department of Civil Aviation about the aircraft and are “following this up in consultation with the Ministry... Read more of this article

Commuters Pause To View Visiting Charter Plane

Commuters Pause To View Visiting Charter Plane

Many commuters travelling along Kindley Field Road this afternoon [June 28] pulled over to the side of the road to look at a visiting charter plane — which appears to be part way through an around the world journey — parked at the LF Wade International Airport. The Boeing 757 is owned by TAG Aviation and appears to be being operated by TCS... Read more of this article

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