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Diverted Airplane Lands With Sick Passenger

Diverted Airplane Lands With Sick Passenger

[Updated] A TUI Airplane landed at L.F. Wade International Airport at approximately 12.30am this morning [Dec 13] after diverting to Bermuda for a sick passenger who was transferred to an awaiting ambulance and transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Thomson flight 637 was met at the terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel... Read more of this article

Thomas Cook Flight Lands In Bermuda For Fuel

Thomas Cook Flight Lands In Bermuda For Fuel

A Thomas Cook Airlines Airbus A330-200 [twin-jet] landed at the L.F. Wade International Airport at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon [Dec 12] for what Bernews unofficially understands was a fuel stop. Flight 2816 departed London Gatwick Airport earlier this morning travelling to Frank País Airport in the Cuban province of Holguín when the pilot... Read more of this article

US Air Force Plane Doing ‘Touch & Go Practice’

US Air Force Plane Doing ‘Touch & Go Practice’

The L.F. Wade International Airport continues to host unusual visitors, with today [Dec 12] seeing a 757 US Air Force plane visit, doing what officials described as “routine touch and go practice.” Yesterday the airport first welcomed Bermudian pilot Finnie Holder who flew the JetBlue flight from Boston into the island, and later that evening... Read more of this article

Photos: British Airways Boeing 747 At Airport

Photos: British Airways Boeing 747 At Airport

L.F. Wade International Airport welcomed an uncommon visitor tonight [Dec 11] when a Boeing 747-400, British Airways flight landed at approximately 9.38pm. Flight 9174 left Phoenix, Arizona earlier this afternoon and stopped over in Bermuda for a fuel stop. Bernews unofficially understand the plane was being ferried with a flight crew and one of its... Read more of this article

Bermudian Pilot Flies JetBlue From Boston

Bermudian Pilot Flies JetBlue From Boston

Today’s JetBlue flight from Boston was extra special, with Bermudian pilot Finnie Holder flying the plane into the island, marking his first commercial flight into Bermuda during his many years as a pilot, and saying “it feels good to be home.”We asked Mr. Holder about his background, and he explained that after he finished training,... Read more of this article

Electrical & Baggage System Contracts Awarded

Electrical & Baggage System Contracts Awarded

Aecon Group today announced today the awarding of the electrical and communications work to Update Contracting Bermuda Airport Limited [Update Contracting] and the Baggage Handling System contract to Glidepath Systems Limited. “Update Contracting, a Dublin-based company registered in Bermuda, is a multidisciplinary provider of mechanical, engineering... Read more of this article

Construction Begins On Airport Exterior Framing

Construction Begins On Airport Exterior Framing

Construction has begun on the exterior framing of the new airport terminal with the installation of the first columns of structural steel. “The structural steel will be erected to form the shell of the building, which will provide support for the second level and roof. Steel beams will form the structure to hold up the curtain wall and other exterior... Read more of this article

Materials Unloaded For Airport Redevelopment

Materials Unloaded For Airport Redevelopment

From May until mid-November, granular materials were unloaded at Penno’s Wharf and trucked to the construction site of the new airport terminal. The materials arrived in Bermuda on the M/V UBC Saika ship from Bayside, New Brunswick, Canada. Materials were unloaded from six deliveries beginning in May with the final load arriving in Bermuda on Friday,... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Social Investment

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Social Investment

Skyport has released the fourth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting social investment. Speaking in the fourth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Social investment is an important part of the ethos of Bermuda Skyport. We believe in... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Airport Exterior

Video: “Taking Off” Highlights Airport Exterior

Skyport has released the third episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the exterior of the new terminal. Speaking in the third episode, Mikaela Pearman said, ”Last time, we looked at the interior of the new terminal. This week,... Read more of this article

Airport: Mechanical & Fuel Hydrant Contracts

Airport: Mechanical & Fuel Hydrant Contracts

Aecon Group announced the awarding of the mechanical contract to Update Contracting Bermuda Airport Limited [Update Contracting] and the fuel hydrant system contract to Phoenix Petroleum. “Update Contracting, a Dublin, Ireland-based company registered in Bermuda, is a multidisciplinary provider of mechanical, engineering and plumbing services... Read more of this article

Closure Of Part Of Long Term Airport Parking Lot

Closure Of Part Of Long Term Airport Parking Lot

Bermuda Skyport said that with “the Island continuing to experience unusually high tides,” they wish to “advise the public that part of the long-term parking lot at the L.F. Wade International Airport has been closed indefinitely as a precaution.” “The excessive high tides, which have caused flooding conditions in the low-lying... Read more of this article

Advisory: Airport Materials To Be Transported

Advisory: Airport Materials To Be Transported

From November 6 until May 31, 2018, structural steel materials will be unloaded at the Hamilton Docks and transported to the construction site of the new airport terminal on a weekly basis. “These materials will be trucked in trailers over the period of a single day each week. The unloading of the materials and trucking will take place between... Read more of this article