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Scale Model Of Proposed Airport Redevelopment

Scale Model Of Proposed Airport Redevelopment

The Department of Airport Operations [DAO] recently unveiled a scale-model of the proposed redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport, which is currently located in the Departure Lounge near the United Airlines check in at the L. F. Wade International Airport. The photos below were posted online by Aecon, who said, “We’re delighted to unveil the... Read more of this article

Video: Russian Airline Diverts To Bermuda

Video: Russian Airline Diverts To Bermuda

A Russian Airline — which was enroute from the Dominican Republic to Moscow — diverted to Bermuda at just past 6.00pm this evening [August 24] due to a sick passenger.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis said, “At 5:04pm this afternoon, 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call regarding a flight... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: British Airways i360 Tower

Photos & Video: British Airways i360 Tower

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda residents will be able to use British Airways’ new arrival and departure areas at Gatwick starting on January 24. That is the day BA will move from the North Terminal to the South Terminal and offer up a better travel experience for fliers. Colm Lacy, head of Commercial British Airways Gatwick, told Bernews “This... Read more of this article

Global Entry Kiosks Available At Bermuda Airport

Global Entry Kiosks Available At Bermuda Airport

U.S. Customs & Border Protection [CBP] and Bermuda officials announced the addition of Global Entry kiosks to Bermuda pre-clearance at L.F. Wade International Airport, which will allow Global Entry members to bypass the CBP inspection lines and use an automated kiosk to complete their admission to the United States. “CBP is pleased to expand... Read more of this article

Longtail Aviation Adds 2nd Boeing Business Jet

Longtail Aviation Adds 2nd Boeing Business Jet

Longtail Aviation announced the addition of a second Boeing Business Jet to its managed fleet, saying “clients will enjoy all the same comforts in the air as on the land: two private state rooms, each with a private bath/shower; a fully equipped service galley; private office space and an over-abundance of space to relax in total privacy or conduct... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight #369 Diverts For Sick Passenger

JetBlue Flight #369 Diverts For Sick Passenger

[Updated] JetBlue Flight #369 diverted to the island this evening [August 20] after a passenger took ill and the pilot made the decision to turn the plane around to come to Bermuda, landing at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 7.30pm. The plane was met at the terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue personnel who assisted in transferring... Read more of this article

Tender Process To Build Solar Plant On ‘Finger’

Tender Process To Build Solar Plant On ‘Finger’

The Government issued an open call to pre-qualify companies seeking to participate in the tender process to build a solar power photo voltaic plant on the “Finger” by the airport, saying the tender process is “expected to establish the optimal price of solar power for this project through competitive bidding.” A Ministry spokesperson... Read more of this article

Minister & PLP On Airport Redevelopment Project

Minister & PLP On Airport Redevelopment Project

The airport deal “awards a sole source contract valued at over $1 billion to a Canadian company that will get free electricity courtesy of the people of Bermuda and earn a taxpayer guaranteed return of 16%,” Shadow Minister David Burt said, while Minister of Finance Bob Richards responded saying “the Bermudian public should not be... Read more of this article

Scott: “Encourage A More Transparent Process”

Scott: “Encourage A More Transparent Process”

Bermuda can achieve goals “in respect to the airport without giving operational control of both this country’s physical and economic gateway to a company that decided this deal should take place in the first place,” Shadow Transport Minister Lawrence Scott said today. Mr Scott said, “The need to renovate or rebuild our airport is... Read more of this article

Chamber President On Airport Development

Chamber President On Airport Development

“Despite communication issues by Government that may have prevented the controversy surrounding this project, a new terminal for Bermuda is required, and the decision made by Government to proceed, a sound one,” President of the Chamber of Commerce John Wight said.Mr Wight said, “Government has presented plans to develop a new terminal... Read more of this article

Minister Responds To PC, Airport Model Unveiled

Minister Responds To PC, Airport Model Unveiled

Finance Minister Bob Richards responded to a new report on the airport redevelopment on the People’s Campaign, and on a related note, the Department of Airport Operations unveiled a scale-model of the proposed redevelopment which is located in the Departure Lounge. Scale-model of Proposed Redevelopment of Bermuda’s Airport The Department of... Read more of this article

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