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Air Berlin Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

Air Berlin Flight Diverts For Sick Passenger

An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200 landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 2.00pm this afternoon [Dec 4] after the pilot diverted the plane to the island to disembark a sick passenger. Air Berlin flight #7408 which departed from Düsseldorf International Airport in Germany was met at the main air terminal by Bermuda Fire and Rescue personnel,... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Airport Is A Bad Deal For Bermuda’

Column: ‘Airport Is A Bad Deal For Bermuda’

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] The Airport Project, as proposed, is a bad deal for Bermuda. First, look at all the facts set out in the Financial Comparison Report and in the most recent hand outs to Parliamentarians on the airport re-development scheme. Then start reading this comment by studying and understanding this chart.Actions... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘More Information Is Required On Airport’

PLP: ‘More Information Is Required On Airport’

“It was only after immense pressure by the Opposition and the public that the government, Aecon and CCC finally relented on their long-standing and unjustified refusal to release the schedules of the Airport Development Agreement,” Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt, adding that the  ”documentation released... Read more of this article

28 Minute Video: Minister Richards On Airport

28 Minute Video: Minister Richards On Airport

“After careful consideration, much consultation with leading experts, the Government is satisfied that the CCC solution is not only the best solution to a pressing problem, but will bring many advantages,” Finance Minister Bob Richards said today. The Minister held a press conference to provide an update on the airport development project,... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

An airplane — traveling from Germany to Jamaica — diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Nov 16] due to an “alleged unruly male passenger”, and the man along with a female passenger, believed to be a traveling companion who also exited the plane, are apparently now “making alternate travel arrangements.”A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Overview Of Airport Redevelopment Transaction

Overview Of Airport Redevelopment Transaction

On Monday, the Minister of Finance Bob Richards provided Parliament with an overview of the airport re-development agreement. The document says, “The Agreement stipulates that the Government will enter into a 30-year concession agreement with a Special Purpose Entity [“Project Co”] to be created. Project Co will be owned by Aecon, holding... Read more of this article

Jet Fuel Supplier Commences Work At Airport

Jet Fuel Supplier Commences Work At Airport

SOL Petroleum Bermuda Ltd has commenced airfield construction work at the L.F. Wade International Airport. “The work involves the replacement and rerouting of a section of the jet fuel supply pipeline that connects the SOL facility at Ferry Reach with the storage supply tanks at the Airport,” a spokesperson said. “The company noted... Read more of this article

Video: CITV Short Film On Airport Project

Video: CITV Short Film On Airport Project

The Bermuda Government’s television station CITV has produced another short film on the Airport Redevelopment Project entitled “The Best Option for Bermuda.” A Government spokesperson said, “This information piece discusses the options of building a new airport terminal, the employment opportunities that will be available, the... Read more of this article

AA To Fly Philadelphia To Bermuda Year Round

AA To Fly Philadelphia To Bermuda Year Round

[Updated with videos] American Airlines “plans to boost their services to Bermuda,” Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said, as “AA will now connect Philadelphia to Bermuda year round, bringing its winter service back on line. “American will offer once-a-week service from Philadelphia from January 14... Read more of this article

Info Session For Airport Project Construction

Info Session For Airport Project Construction

Aecon Group will be hosting an information session for members of Bermuda’s construction industry who will be invited through the Construction Association of Bermuda and Bermuda Economic Development Corporation. “The session, to be held on November 8th, will communicate pertinent details that will aid members of Bermuda’s construction industry... Read more of this article

US Bans Samsung Note 7 Phones On Airplanes

US Bans Samsung Note 7 Phones On Airplanes

The U.S. Department of Transportation with the Federal Aviation Administration [FAA] on Friday [Oct 14] announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. The U.S. Department of Transportation said, “Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Airport Is Back In Business

Video: Bermuda’s Airport Is Back In Business

Bermuda’s airport is now back in business, with the first commercial passenger plane since Hurricane Nicole landing at just past 1.00pm this afternoon [Oct 14].Hurricane Nicole — a Category 3 hurricane packing maximum sustained winds near 115 mph [185 km/h] — made its closest approach to us just over 24 hours ago, and since that... Read more of this article

Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit Opens

Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit Opens

“Bermuda’s Aircraft Registry is extensive and ranks 10th in size when compared to the 191 signatory States to the Convention on International Civil Aviation,” Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy told Summit attendees, adding that “we are proud of the status it has achieved as a leading offshore registry.” Speaking... Read more of this article