Tag: Airport

Video: Bermuda Plane Time-Lapse Departure

Video: Bermuda Plane Time-Lapse Departure

Highlighting what one YouTube comment called “the beautiful sadness of leaving paradise,” the time-lapse video below from YouTuber “Jimber Jam” depicts the view seen from the wing of an airplane as it lifts off from the island speeding down the runway before it quickly finds itself in the clouds, leaving the green of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts Due To Situation With Passenger

Flight Diverts Due To Situation With Passenger

[Updated with video] An airline diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Aug 20] as there was an issue with a passenger, with unofficial reports indicating that the passenger caused some form of disruption, with the police saying the passenger “appeared to be having mental health challenges.” JetBlue Flight #661 left JFK Airport in New York and... Read more of this article

Thomas Cook Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Thomas Cook Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

[Updated] Emergency services gathered at the LF Wade International Airport tonight [Aug 19] after Thomas Cook Flight 135 diverted to the island for a sick passenger, landing at approximately 9.30pm. The flight which departed from the Frank Pais International Airport in Holguin, Cuba was on route to London Gatwick Airport in England, when at approximately... Read more of this article

Airplane Forced To Return After Malfunction

Airplane Forced To Return After Malfunction

A problem with an airspeed indicator forced an outbound flight to make a quick return to Bermuda yesterday [Aug 18], with the unexpected landing completed successfully and all 114 passengers unaffected save for lost time. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Monday, August 18 at 9.06am, Bermuda Maritime Operations... Read more of this article

1936: “Bermuda, Garden Spot Of The Atlantic”

1936: “Bermuda, Garden Spot Of The Atlantic”

An early twentieth century article that precluded the building of Bermuda’s first passenger-based airport worked to get potential tourists excited about the prospect of visiting the island, paying Bermuda’s unique climate and people great homage in the process. The article, published in June 1936, said, “Pan-American and Imperial Airways... Read more of this article

American Airlines Flight Diverts To Bermuda

American Airlines Flight Diverts To Bermuda

At approximately 10:25am this morning [Aug 12] first responders attended L.F. Wade International Airport as a flight diverted to the island for medical reasons.A police spokesperson said, “American Airlines flight #1226 departed New York and bound for Antigua was diverted and landed safely in Bermuda. “As a result a 71 year old male was... Read more of this article

BESCO Awarded Fire Maintenance Contract

BESCO Awarded Fire Maintenance Contract

Bermuda Energy Services Company Ltd. [BESCO] today [Aug 12] announces that it has won the preventative maintenance contract for the fire detection and security at L. F. Wade International Airport. The securing of the maintenance contract follows a government contract tender process. The two-year contract worth $70,000 per annum will insure the supply... Read more of this article

IBA To Host Airport Design Competition

IBA To Host Airport Design Competition

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] has launched a competition that will bring together the island’s young architects and designers in order to conceptualize and plan a redevelopment of the LF Wade International Airport entrance. The competition will feature a formal opening and presentation of awards on August 15, 2014 at 6.00pm on the... Read more of this article

United Airlines Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

United Airlines Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

[Updated] A United Airlines flight diverted to the island tonight [Aug 9] after a passenger on board the aircraft took ill while the plane was on its way to Newark, New Jersey. Flight 1592 landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 7.50pm and was met at the main terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel, airport officials... Read more of this article

Lightning Strike Damages Airport Taxiway Light

Lightning Strike Damages Airport Taxiway Light

A lightning strike resulted in damage to the taxiway edge light of the airport, and technicians could be seen working in the area following the incident. The island has been experiencing some inclement weather today, with the Bermuda Weather Service issuing a Thunderstorm Advisory valid through this evening. The General Manager at L.F. Wade International... Read more of this article


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