Tag: Airport

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 21], Minister of Finance Bob Richards provided an overview of the agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to pave the way for the airport redevelopment. Minister Richards said, “The redevelopment of the Bermuda airport represents one of the most important capital projects ever undertaken... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: American Airlines Honours Driver

Photos/Video: American Airlines Honours Driver

American Airlines today [Nov 18] dedicated a permanent bench at L.F Wade International Airport in honour of Mr. Calvin Keith ‘Redboy’ Astwood who was the American Airlines crew driver for 22 years. Mr Astwood, taxi operator of T1030, passed away in April of this year. A group of American Airlines pilots and flight attendants raised funds... Read more of this article

Sick American Airlines Passenger Hospitalised

Sick American Airlines Passenger Hospitalised

Emergency services responded to the LF Wade Airport tonight [Nov 17] after a passenger on board American Airlines flight #308 took ill on the regularly scheduled Bermuda flight.The plane landed shortly before 10.00pm and proceeded to the main airport terminal. Although emergency appliances commonly attend the plane on the tarmac, the passenger tonight... Read more of this article

PLP: Airport Announcement “Raises Questions”

PLP: Airport Announcement “Raises Questions”

Today’s announcement about the airport redevelopment “provides little detail and raises many questions,” Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt said. He questioned whether there was an international bidding process in place to select the candidate, and also asked “what guarantees have been given about the extent of Bermudian... Read more of this article

Minister: Plans For New Airport Terminal Building

Minister: Plans For New Airport Terminal Building

[Updated with video] The Government has reached an agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to pave the way for the construction of a new purpose built airport terminal building, Finance Minister Bob Richards announced today [Nov 10]. The Minister said the construction phase will “produce hundreds of much-needed jobs for Bermudians,”... Read more of this article

Royal Air Force Plane Visiting The Island

Royal Air Force Plane Visiting The Island

A Royal Air Force [RAF] military aircraft was yesterday [Nov 2] seen at the LF Wade International Airport in the area known as ‘the finger’. The Boeing C-17A Globemaster III was stationary with steps leading to the aircraft and its engines running.The plane was also seen today flying above Bermuda’s North Shore waters before crossing... Read more of this article

Photos: Osprey Lands At Bermuda Airport

Photos: Osprey Lands At Bermuda Airport

A visiting Osprey aircraft  – which appears to be from the United States — landed at the LF Wade International Airport at approximately 10.45am this morning [Oct 24]. What exactly it is doing here is unclear, however it is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda. In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The... Read more of this article

British Airways Moves To Winter Schedule

British Airways Moves To Winter Schedule

British Airways moves to its winter schedule this Sunday, October 26th. British Airways’ Bermuda airport manager, Marianne Wilcox, said that the Bermuda to London will operate five days weekly from this Sunday until March 2015. Winter flights will be operating Tuesdays through Fridays and also on Sundays. “Customers travelling this week... Read more of this article

Airport Re-Opens, Flights Now Arriving

Airport Re-Opens, Flights Now Arriving

[Updated] Following its closure due to Hurricane Gonzalo, the airport is set to re-open at 5:00 pm this afternoon [Oct 19], with flights scheduled to come in from Toronto, Philadelphia, Miami, New York and London, UK. A Government spokesperson said, “With a confirmed reopening set for 5:00 pm this afternoon, Airport Operations would like to advise... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Argyll Crew Clear Airport Runway

Photos/Video: Argyll Crew Clear Airport Runway

Personnel from the UK Royal Navy vessel HMS Argyll were this morning [Oct 19] seen walking the runway at the LF Wade International Airport clearing any debris deposited by Hurricane Gonzalo. A public transportation bus could be seen near the group as they progressed along the runway along with other airport vehicles and personnel. The crew were walking... Read more of this article


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