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Video: “Taking Off” Advises To Be On Time

Video: “Taking Off” Advises To Be On Time

Skyport has released the eleventh episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the importance of being on time when checking in for a flight. Speaking in the eleventh episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “The busy season has kicked off for... Read more of this article

Passenger Arrested After Thomson Flight Diverts

Passenger Arrested After Thomson Flight Diverts

Yet another flight has diverted to Bermuda due to an allegedly unruly passenger, with a 31-year-old male passenger being arrested after Thomson flight 174 diverted to the island this afternoon [May 4]. The flight left Manchester, England heading to Cancun International Airport in Mexico when the airline crew made the decision to divert, with the police... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Special Welcome For Air Canada

Photos & Video: Special Welcome For Air Canada

[Updated] The airport will be giving a special water cannon welcome to the incoming Air Canada flight today [May 3] to help celebrate their 70th anniversary of service to Bermuda. We will have more information and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Live video below, if you have any issues watching, please try viewing... Read more of this article

Temporary Closure: Section Of Airport Parking

Temporary Closure: Section Of Airport Parking

A section of the LF Wade International Airport’s short term parking is closed for four weeks to allow for structural upgrades to the terminal. “Nine air handling units [AHUs], which are large fans that circulate air around the terminal and cool the area, will be replaced along with structural roof curbs that support the AHUs once they are installed,”... Read more of this article

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

A witness to yesterday’s aircraft incident at LF Wade International Airport said that the plane was “coming down at a very high rate of speed than what they usually come in, about easily 110 miles an hour.” Ed Cook happened to be in the area when the incident occurred and speaking afterwards, he told Bernews, “As the plane was... Read more of this article

Personnel Commended After Aircraft Incident

Personnel Commended After Aircraft Incident

[Updated] Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, extended his “thanks and appreciation”, to those who oversaw yesterday’s [April 30] emergency response to the Cessna aircraft incident. Minister Caines said, “As Chair of the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO], I can advise that the EMO was kept fully abreast of all the developments regarding... Read more of this article

BA ‘Working To Help Customers Continue On’

BA ‘Working To Help Customers Continue On’

British Airways apologized to customers whose flight to Bermuda was diverted to New York due to the airfield closure last night, and said they are providing hotel accommodation and “working hard to help customers continue on their journey.” This follows after the airfield was shut down for over three hours last night due to a small aircraft... Read more of this article

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Emergency personnel rushed to the airport after a small aircraft crashed while landing this evening [April 30], resulting in the pilot sustaining what officials said were “non life threatening injuries” and the airfield being temporarily closed down before re-opening at around 9.00pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Lieutenant... Read more of this article

Video: Skyport Launches New Airport Website

Video: Skyport Launches New Airport Website

Skyport has launched a brand new website designed and developed by a Bermudian, with a primary focus on functionality and visual appeal. The new website, which can be found at – www.bermudaairport.com – was designed and developed by Sebastian Matcham of Subtropik.“The new site was created with the end user in mind. The site is user-friendly,... Read more of this article

Medical Emergency On Board Delta Flight 561

Medical Emergency On Board Delta Flight 561

Emergency services responded to a medical emergency on board a scheduled arriving Delta flight this afternoon [April 8] where a passenger was transferred to an awaiting ambulance and transported to hospital. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 1.00pm today [April 8] police recieved notification of a medical emergency on board Delta flight... Read more of this article

Air Canada Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Air Canada Flight Diverts To Bermuda

Air Canada flight #1557 landed at L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [April 2] to disembark a passenger who required medical attention. The Air Canada flight was on it’s way from Punta Cana International Airport in Dominican Republic to Halifax when it diverted to Bermuda. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and airport representatives... Read more of this article

Video: “Taking Off” On Fun Facts About Airport

Video: “Taking Off” On Fun Facts About Airport

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting some fun facts about the project. During the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “As the months pass, the site of the new airport terminal literally comes to life.... Read more of this article

Airport Deal Wins IJGlobal Magazine Award

Airport Deal Wins IJGlobal Magazine Award

The project to redevelop the L.F. Wade International Airport has won the IJGlobal Magazine Award for the “2017 North America Airport Deal of the Year”. Bennett Jones noted that the decision to select Bermuda’s Airport project from among the finalists was made in January 2018 and the awards were formally announced and presented on March 15th at... Read more of this article