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Minister: $3.4 Million MRG Payment To Skyport

Minister: $3.4 Million MRG Payment To Skyport

The Government’s latest Minimum Revenue Guarantee [MRG] payment to Skyport was just over $3.4 million, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said in the House of Assembly today [July 15], adding that “to date we have made seven MRG payments to Skyport totalling $47,392,811.82.” The Minister’s full statement follows below: Mr. Speaker,... Read more of this article

Minister On Temporary Overseas Firefighters

Minister On Temporary Overseas Firefighters

Minister of National Security Michael Weeks provided some additional information on the plans to hire temporary overseas firefighters to provide coverage at L.F. Wade International Airport. This follows after the Minister’s statement in Parliament on Friday which said that in order to meet an increased amount of certified aircraft rescue firefighters... Read more of this article

Ten Overseas Firefighters To Assist At Airport

Ten Overseas Firefighters To Assist At Airport

In order to meet an increased amount of certified aircraft rescue firefighters needed per crew at the airport, the Government has “sourced ten 10 suitably qualified firefighters to come to Bermuda in July, initially for 3 months,” Minister of National Security Michael Weeks said, explaining that it is a “temporary measure”... Read more of this article

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For July

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For July

Skyport released the airline flight schedule for July 2022, with American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, SATA Azores International, Delta Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines all scheduled to serve Bermuda. The schedule is below [PDF here]:Related StoriesSkyport Releases Flight Schedule For May Skyport Releases Flight Schedule... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Aircraft In Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Aircraft In Bermuda

A military aircraft was recently in Bermuda, with a support aircraft travelling to the island with supplies. The 403rd Wing website says, “The C-130J is the newest generation of the C-130 Hercules which primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime... Read more of this article

Reports: US To End Covid-19 Test Requirement

Reports: US To End Covid-19 Test Requirement

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lift its requirement for travelers to test negative for Covid-19 before entering the United States, according to multiple reports from the U.S. media. A CNN story said, “The Biden administration is expected to announce Friday that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lift its... Read more of this article

American Airlines To Resume Daily NY Flights

American Airlines To Resume Daily NY Flights

American Airlines will be “reinstating year-round daily flights” from New York City to Bermuda, with the daily flights set to resume in November of this year. A BTA pokesperson said, “American Airlines has announced that it is reinstating year-round daily flights from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport [JFK] to... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Bermuda After Man Dies

Flight Diverts To Bermuda After Man Dies

A flight that was traveling from Ghana to the United States diverted to Bermuda after a tragedy struck mid flight, with a passenger dying, The Graphic Online website said, “Gospel artist Daniel Toffey Jr, who has roots from the Jomoro area in the Western Region of Ghana but resides in the United States of America, had come to Ghana with his father... Read more of this article

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For May

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For May

Skyport released the airline flight schedule for May 2022, with American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, Delta Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines all scheduled to serve Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Changes include:No service to and from Toronto via WestjetUnited returns with service to and from NewarkAir Canada returns... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Air Ambulance Official Launch

Video: Bermuda Air Ambulance Official Launch

The Bermuda Air Ambulance service held an event today to announce their official launch, noting that their “aircraft is positioned on the ground in Bermuda on a ‘ready to go’ basis.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Air Ambulance company Ltd [BAA], Bermuda’s “ready to go” air ambulance service, for critically ill... Read more of this article

Petition Calls For Air Canada Schedule Change

Petition Calls For Air Canada Schedule Change

An online petition has been launched calling for Air Canada to change its flight schedule to better suit travelers to and from Bermuda, with the petition attaining more than 600 signatures as of this writing. The petition says, “The Air Canada summer schedule is very inconvenient for those travelling east of Toronto and flying into and out of Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Flight Arrives With Bermudian Inflight Manager

Flight Arrives With Bermudian Inflight Manager

Bermudian Keivin Richardson-Crane Pimentel recently traveled to Bermuda — while working on a British Airways flight — with the company noting he is British Airways’ first Bermudian Inflight Manager. A spokesperson said, “British Airways Inflight Manager Keivin Richardson-Crane Pimentel, who formerly worked for the airline as a Customer... Read more of this article

US TSA Extend Mask Mandate Until April 18th

US TSA Extend Mask Mandate Until April 18th

The U.S Transportation Security Administration is extending the mask mandate — which was set to expire on March 18 — for mask use on public transportation and in transportation hubs through April 18. While an American policy that does not correlate to Bermuda, it does include airlines, and most of the flights that serve Bermuda fly to/from... Read more of this article