Tag: Airport

Coast Guard Arrives To Airlift Sick US Navy Sailor

Coast Guard Arrives To Airlift Sick US Navy Sailor

[Updated] A Coast Guard C-130 aircraft and helicopter arrived at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 4.20pm this afternoon [Dec 19] with both parking on the North Ramp. The pair are in Bermuda due to a sick seaman on board a nearby US Naval ship.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson explained that, “A US Navy ship... Read more of this article

Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

Delta flight 561, arriving from Boston today [Dec 10], encountered a bird strike upon arrival in Bermuda, resulting in passengers booked on the return flight to Boston being rebooked on Delta’s other flights to New York and Atlanta. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Airport Operations can confirm that Delta Flight 561, arriving from Boston,... Read more of this article

BA Cancels Today’s Flights To & From London

BA Cancels Today’s Flights To & From London

British Airways just announced that their flights today [Dec 10] to and from London have been cancelled. “Following the cancellation of today’s services, we have arranged for all Bermuda departing customers to be accommodated on BA 2232 leaving on December 11th,” a spokesperson said. “Customers have been provided with alternative... Read more of this article

90 Min Video: PLP Town Hall On Airport Project

90 Min Video: PLP Town Hall On Airport Project

The Progressive Labour Party held a Town Hall meeting last night [Dec 2] to discuss the circumstances surrounding the airport redevelopment. Earlier this month, the Government announced they had reached an agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to build a new airport terminal building, with Finance Minister Bob Richards saying it is... Read more of this article

Photos: Flight From Brazil Diverts To Bermuda

Photos: Flight From Brazil Diverts To Bermuda

[Updated with video + official information] An American Airlines flight traveling from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, diverted to Bermuda this morning [Dec 3], touching down at just past 6.00am. The Boeing 767-300 was heading to New York when some form of technical difficulty arose, and it was greeted by the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and an ambulance,... Read more of this article

UK Objected To CCC & Cayman Airport Deal

UK Objected To CCC & Cayman Airport Deal

An agreement similar to the one Bermuda is planning with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to redevelop our airport “collapsed” in the Cayman Islands “after the UK expressed concerns about a lack of open tendering,” according to a report from the Compass Cayman. MOU Signed Between Bermuda & CCC Last month the Government... Read more of this article

BTUC Seek Clarification: Airport Redevelopment

BTUC Seek Clarification: Airport Redevelopment

The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] said they are “very mindful of the number of questions that are being raised by our members and citizens of Bermuda,” concerning the Government’s plans to partner with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to redevelop the airport. “The non-binding Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] does... Read more of this article

Opinion: MP Jeff Sousa On Airport Development

Opinion: MP Jeff Sousa On Airport Development

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Jeff Sousa] The Opposition has attacked Government plans to rebuild the airport in part by saying that because it has not involved a competitive tender, it is “a slap in the face to good governance,” as Shadow Finance Minister David Burt put it. As is often the case, the Opposition is making that claim without doing... Read more of this article

Opinion: MP David Burt On Airport Development

Opinion: MP David Burt On Airport Development

[Opinion column written by Shadow Finance Minister David Burt] “You have a piece of land? Let me build you a brand new airport terminal for free.” These are the words that were said by no person ever. So the words from the OBA extolling the great deal for a new L. F. Wade International Airport without Bermuda borrowing any money may sound nice,... Read more of this article

Airport Redevelopment Entrustment Letter Tabled

Airport Redevelopment Entrustment Letter Tabled

[Updated] In the House of Assembly today [Nov 28], Minister of Finance Bob Richards tabled the Entrustment Letter from the United Kingdom for Bermuda to contract the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to redevelop part of the airport. Minister Richards said, ” Mr. Speaker, in my Ministerial Statement on November 21 confirmed that the Government... Read more of this article


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