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Aecon Awards Contracts To Bermudian Firms

Aecon Awards Contracts To Bermudian Firms

[Updated] Aecon Group Inc, a partner in the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport, announced today [June 27] the awarding of major contracts to four Bermudian firms, in addition to a number of smaller contracts. The four major contracts awarded are:Security fencing – Horsfield Landscape and Design, one of Bermuda’s leading landscape installers,... Read more of this article

Ministers Take Airport Redevelopment Site Tour

Ministers Take Airport Redevelopment Site Tour

Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Bob Richards and Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy recently toured the airport redevelopment site with members of the Bermuda Airport Authority [BAA]. BAA is the Government quango established to oversee the Government of Bermuda’s interests in the current operation and redevelopment... Read more of this article

VIP Airport Arrivals Lounge For AC Guests

VIP Airport Arrivals Lounge For AC Guests

Skyport announced the opening of a “new and exclusive airport arrivals lounge that it has created for the benefit of VIPs travelling to the 35th America’s Cup.”A spokesperson said, “The lounge is located outside the Arrivals area, past customs, on a private terrace. VIP guests will be treated to Bermudian refreshments, such as... Read more of this article

‘Pile Driving’ To Start At Airport Project Site

‘Pile Driving’ To Start At Airport Project Site

Starting Thursday, May 25 through to October, pile driving will be taking place at the construction site of the new airport terminal. “This is the process of hammering steel piles into the ground at a depth of 115 feet within the footprint of the new terminal and passenger bridges. This is essential for supporting the structure of the new terminal,”... Read more of this article

United Airline Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

United Airline Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

An airplane — traveling from Puerto Rico to New Jersey — diverted to the L F Wade International Airport this morning [May 21] due to a passenger needing medical attention. The United Airlines Flight 1162 was originally bound for Newark, NJ after departing Puerto Rico; however, the aircraft was diverted to Bermuda after one of its passengers... Read more of this article

JetBlue’s New Year Round Service Welcomed

JetBlue’s New Year Round Service Welcomed

Officials were on hand today [May 18] to welcome the Jet Blue flight from Boston, which marks the beginning of a year round service between Boston and Bermuda, which for the past ten years has been seasonal.Speaking at the airport today, Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said, “Good afternoon Ms Cortes, colleagues... Read more of this article

Photos: Airport Redevelopment Construction

Photos: Airport Redevelopment Construction

Construction on Bermuda’s new airport terminal continues with workers preparing the site for development and receiving delivery of materials for building. The project has seen the arrival of three boat loads of materials with the latest cargo ship recently arriving in St. George’s Harbour with materials for the project being transferred to Marginal... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts, Man Taken Into Police Custody

Flight Diverts, Man Taken Into Police Custody

[Updated] A Virgin Atlantic airplane — which according to online flight data was traveling from London to Jamaica — diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [May 16], and after the plane landed, a man was seen being escorted out of the airport in police custody.Multiple police officers and vehicles were seen at the airport, and after the plane... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

JetBlue Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

[Updated] JetBlue flight #1835 diverted to Bermuda and landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 1.20pm this afternoon [May 13], after a passenger on board the flight suffered a serious medical emergency. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel met the plane at the main terminal where the passenger was transferred to an awaiting... Read more of this article

Flights Divert Away From Island Due To Winds

Flights Divert Away From Island Due To Winds

The high winds impacted Bermuda flights today [May 12], with the Delta flight from New York diverting back to JFK, Air Canada from Toronto diverting to Philadelphia, while the CargoJet flight returned to New Jersey after opting not to land. A Skyport Airport Duty Officer said, “Runway cross winds in excess of 40 knots impacted flight operations... Read more of this article

Advisory: Airport Materials To Be Transported

Advisory: Airport Materials To Be Transported

From Saturday, May 13 to Tuesday, May 23, Skyport will be unloading materials at Marginal Wharf and trucking them to the airport site, and in order to allow long loads to cross St David’s Road “traffic control will be implemented and intermittent stoppages will occur.” A spokesperson said, “From Saturday, May 13 to Tuesday, May 23,... Read more of this article

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