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Photos & Video: Groundbreaking For New Airport

Photos & Video: Groundbreaking For New Airport

[Updated] The groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on Bermuda’s new airport terminal was held this morning [April 27], with the Town Crier getting the proceedings underway. Those delivering remarks included Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister of Finance Bob Richards, Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight #810 Diverts For Sick Passenger

JetBlue Flight #810 Diverts For Sick Passenger

[Updated] JetBlue flight #810 diverted to the island tonight after a passenger took ill and the pilot made the decision to land in Bermuda to disembark the passenger.The plane was met at the L.F. Wade International Airport main terminal by the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and an ambulance. Emergency personnel boarded the flight and transferred... Read more of this article

Airport Materials To Be Unloaded At Penno’s

Airport Materials To Be Unloaded At Penno’s

From Saturday, April 22 to Wednesday, April 26, between the hours of 7am and 10pm, materials for the airport site will be getting unloading at Penno’s Wharf, and this expected to affect traffic flow. A statement from Aecon said, “From Saturday, April 22 to Wednesday, April 26, between the hours of 7am and 10pm, we will be unloading materials at... Read more of this article

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts To Bermuda

A Turkish Airlines flight diverted to Bermuda this evening [April 15], with the Boeing 777-300ER landing at around 6.20pm. According to flight trackers, the flight was traveling from Istanbul Atatürk Airport in Turkey to Miami, Florida when it diverted, due to what we understand to be a medical situation involving a passenger. Related... Read more of this article

Photos: Plane Carrying NZ Race Boat Arrives

Photos: Plane Carrying NZ Race Boat Arrives

[Updated with video] An Emirates SkyCargo 747 airplane — carrying the Emirates Team New Zealand America’s Cup race boat — landed at Bermuda’s airport late this afternoon, after leaving Auckland, New Zealand yesterday and stopping over in Los Angeles. Following the final day sailing in Auckland, the team  broke down the race boat, the... Read more of this article

Luxury Private Jet With Johor Flag In Bermuda

Luxury Private Jet With Johor Flag In Bermuda

A private jet carrying the flag of the Malaysian state of Johor is in Bermuda, and while it is not officially confirmed exactly who the plane belongs to or who is traveling on it, images that look just like the airplane are reported by various overseas websites [1] [2] [3] [4] to belong to Malaysian royalty. The airline that landed in Bermuda looks... Read more of this article

Photos: Qatar Airplane Unloading Cargo

Photos: Qatar Airplane Unloading Cargo

[Updated] A Qatar Airways cargo plane landed at Bermuda’s airport this morning [April 6], and a number of boxes are being unloaded from the plane. According to an online tracker, the Boeing 777-200LR/F arrived on the island this morning from Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. The boxes being unloaded are all covered in black material,... Read more of this article

Thomas Cook Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Thomas Cook Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Thomas Cook flight #2843 landed at the LF Wade International Airport tonight [March 29] after a passenger on board took ill. The flight which originated from Cancun, Mexico was on its way to Manchester, England when the pilot diverted to Bermuda to disembark the sick passenger. Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel and an ambulance were at the... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Skyport’ Launched To Manage Airport

‘Bermuda Skyport’ Launched To Manage Airport

Aecon today [March 21] announced the launch of Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited, a special-purpose company which will “manage and coordinate the overall delivery of the redevelopment project for a 30-year concession term.” “Skyport, a Bermudian company wholly-owned by Aecon Concessions, will take on the responsibility of operations,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Airport Authority Members Announced

Bermuda Airport Authority Members Announced

Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy announced the appointment of a team of local professionals to serve as members of the newly created Bermuda Airport Authority [BAA], a new Bermuda Government airport quango. The BAA will be chaired by Mark Fields, retired General Manager of Sol Bermuda, and includes Mrs. Judith Hall-Bean,... Read more of this article

Airport Construction To Commence In April 2017

Airport Construction To Commence In April 2017

A press conference was held today to mark the financial close of the airport redevelopment project deal, with officials saying that “construction is expected to commence in April 2017″ and it will take “approximately 40 months to complete the construction of the new terminal.” Aecon announced this morning that it has “achieved... Read more of this article

Airport Emergency Exercise On March 13th

Airport Emergency Exercise On March 13th

There will be an emergency exercise taking place on Monday evening at the airport, and “residents are urged not to be alarmed if they see increased emergency personnel, including armed Police Officers, moving around the vicinity.” A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of National Security is advising that an emergency exercise will take place... Read more of this article

Fire Alarm Results In Evacuation At Airport Today

Fire Alarm Results In Evacuation At Airport Today

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire alarm activation at the LF Wade International Airport shortly before noon today [March 3], resulting in the building being evacuated and a traffic backlog as access to the property was restricted. A spokesperson confirmed that “there was a fire alarm activation that required the... Read more of this article