Tag: Airport

PLP ‘Strongly Oppose’ Airport Development Deal

PLP ‘Strongly Oppose’ Airport Development Deal

The PLP “strongly opposes the manner” in which the Government” has approached the airport redevelopment and “find it hugely coincidental that the chairman of a prominent local construction firm sits on the Board of Aecon, the company set to receive a contract with revenues in excess of $1 billion without having to compete,”... Read more of this article

Delta Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Delta Flight Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Passengers on board Delta flight 460 had an unexpected delay in their journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday [Feb 22] when their plane diverted to Bermuda to disembark a sick passenger. The flight, which departed New York’s JFK Airport, was south west of the island when the captain decided to make the diversion, flying a zigzag pattern to... Read more of this article

PAC To Deliberate On Airport Redevelopment

PAC To Deliberate On Airport Redevelopment

[Updated] The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts will conduct a Public Hearing on Thursday [Feb 19] where they will deliberate on the proposed airport redevelopment. In November 2014, the Government announced they had reached an agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to build a new airport terminal building, with... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Three Planes Divert To Bermuda

Photos & Video: Three Planes Divert To Bermuda

[Updated with third diversion] Two planes diverted to the island tonight [Feb 16] with one landing with a damaged windshield and the other with a medical emergency. At approximately 7.20pm a private plane landed after it diverted to the island with a reported damaged windshield. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service trucks were stationed near the runway for... Read more of this article

Flights Cancelled As Storm Disrupts Schedule

Flights Cancelled As Storm Disrupts Schedule

A number of Bermuda flights — both incoming and departing — have been cancelled today [Feb 15] as a winter storm impacts the United States and Canada. According to the U.S. National Weather Service, “The biggest weather concern over the next 24 hours will be a rapidly developing nor’easter near New England. “This is expected... Read more of this article

Minister: UK Offers Support For Airspace Initiative

Minister: UK Offers Support For Airspace Initiative

The U.K. Department for Transport [DfT] offered its “full support” of the Bermuda Airspace initiative, Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell said today [Feb 13] in the House of Assembly. “Bermuda’s airspace is of strategic and operational importance to the United States National Airspace System [NAS] and is... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: RAF Aircraft Land In Bermuda

Three Royal Air Force [RAF] Tornadoes and one A330-200 Voyager tanker landed at Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Feb 9] having traveled from Lajes, Azores. The group of military aircraft are headed for a stop in Florida and then on to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada to participate in Red Flag, which has been billed as the... Read more of this article

Thomson Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Thomson Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

A Thomson Airways flight diverted to the island with a sick passenger tonight [Feb 3] landing at the LF Wade International at approximately 9.15pm. Thomson flight #31 was on its way from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic to the London Gatwick Airport when it diverted to Bermuda and was met at the airport by emergency services. The passenger was transferred... Read more of this article

PLP Thanks Airport Town Hall Meeting Attendees

PLP Thanks Airport Town Hall Meeting Attendees

The Progressive Labour Party said they would like to “thank the nearly one hundred residents who attended our Town Hall Meeting at Purvis Primary on Tuesday, January 27, to learn about the One Bermuda Alliance’s plans to privatise the LF Wade International Airport.”The meeting, moderated by Lt. Col. David Burch, lasted for 90 minutes... Read more of this article

Severe Weather Cancels Some Bermuda Flights

Severe Weather Cancels Some Bermuda Flights

Severe winter weather conditions forecast for the eastern seaboard have caused some Bermuda flights to be canceled, with the storm expected to effect the northeastern United States and eastern Canada tomorrow [Jan 27]. According to Weather.gov, “A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor’easter... Read more of this article


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