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Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Charity Golf Day

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Charity Golf Day

Skyport has released the eighteenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the charity golf day in October. Speaking in the eighteenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Skyport, Aecon and Bermuda Airport Authority or BAA teamed up... Read more of this article

United Airlines To Expand Service In 2019

United Airlines To Expand Service In 2019

In 2019, United Airlines will resume its daily flight service to Bermuda from Newark International Airport six weeks earlier than it did in 2018, the BTA said today, explaining that United will begin daily service from Newark on April 29, 2019. In 2018, daily service from Newark began on June 7 and ended August 20. It was a schedule that started later... Read more of this article

AA Flight Returns Due To Cracked Windshield

AA Flight Returns Due To Cracked Windshield

[Updated] American Airlines flight 225 returned to the island this afternoon [Oct 20] after experiencing what appears to be a cracked windshield. Emergency services responded to L.F. Wade International Airport to meet the arriving flight which passengers describe as turning around some 45 minutes into their flight which was headed to Philadelphia. Passengers... Read more of this article

Aecon Celebrates Second Annual Safety Day

Aecon Celebrates Second Annual Safety Day

Skyport and Aecon celebrated Safety Week with a special event at the site of the new airport terminal. “It was the second Safety Week in Bermuda and is a company-wide initiative that is held at every Aecon project site across Canada and internationally, with approximately 12,000 people in attendance,” the company said.Frank Ross, Executive... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Female Workers

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Female Workers

Skyport has released the seventeenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting some of the female workers helping to build to the new terminal. Speaking in the seventeenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “When most people think of... Read more of this article

Video: Structural Steel Milestone For New Airport

Video: Structural Steel Milestone For New Airport

The completion of structure of the new airport terminal building was celebrated this evening with speeches and a party for the workforce. More than 200 workers representing Aecon and sub-contractors were thanked for their work on the project over the past year and a half. Frank Ross, Aecon’s Executive Director, Infrastructure, said: “Special thanks... Read more of this article

Airport Named “Most Improved” By ASQ

Airport Named “Most Improved” By ASQ

Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport has been named the most improved airport in the category of under two million passengers by the Airport Service Quality [ASQ] programme for the second quarter of 2018, Skyport announced. “Out of 65 airports surveyed, the airport’s ranking increased from 55th in quarter one to sixth in quarter two, making... Read more of this article

Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

Sub-Contracts Awarded For Airport Project

“A large number of sub-contracts have been awarded to both Bermudian and overseas companies for the new airport terminal building including baggage handling, ventilation, fire protection and much more,” Skyport announced today. A Skyport spokesperson said, “Aecon’s Specialist Baggage Handling Systems [BHS] and BIWIS Software System... Read more of this article

TUI Airways Flight Diverts With Sick Passenger

TUI Airways Flight Diverts With Sick Passenger

A TUI Airways [Thomson] flight diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Sept 14] landing at the L.F. Wade International Airport with a sick passenger.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, ambulance and airport personnel met the arriving flight at the main terminal where the sick passenger was taken off the plane and transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Investing In Youth

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Investing In Youth

Skyport has released the sixteenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the investing in youth. Speaking in the sixteenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “As you know, Skyport is passionate about investing in our youth. “This... Read more of this article

NOAA Hurricane Hunter Arrives In Bermuda

NOAA Hurricane Hunter Arrives In Bermuda

One of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s [NOAA] Hurricane Hunter aircraft arrived in Bermuda this afternoon [Sept 7] in advance of research flights into Tropical Storm / Hurricane Florence. A NOAA social media post today said, “NOAA’s WP-3D Orion [#N42RF] #Kermit is fueling up and heading to Bermuda today to stage... Read more of this article

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

Report: Passengers ‘Subdued’ Man On Flight

A passenger “gave a scare to a number” of other travelers when he “became unruly and violent,” according to the Antigua Observer, who reported that he “ripped a few seats on the flight and tried unsuccessfully to pry open the emergency exit in midair” before being subdued by other passengers, with the plane then... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverts To Island Due To Unruly Passenger

[Updated] A diverted JetBlue flight landed at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport tonight [Aug 24] due to a passenger becoming disruptive and unruly. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and an ambulance all attended the scene where we unofficially understand the passenger was removed from the plane and may have been transported to King... Read more of this article