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Photos: Royal Air Force Land In Bermuda

Photos: Royal Air Force Land In Bermuda

Royal Air Force [RAF] military aircraft were recently spotted at LF Wade International Airport. It’s not unusual for military aircraft to make a stop in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations, and you can view our past photos, videos and coverage here. Related StoriesPhotos: RAF Military Jets & Tanker... Read more of this article

Report On 2018 Small Plane Crash Released

Report On 2018 Small Plane Crash Released

A report released following an investigation into the crash of a Cessna 172M Skyhawk II at the L.F. Wade International Airport in April 2018 stated “the drive chain for the elevator trim actuator had been fitted incorrectly, which resulted in the elevator trim tab moving in the opposite sense to the movement of the trim wheel”. Emergency... Read more of this article

Advisory: Materials To Be Trucked To Airport Site

Advisory: Materials To Be Trucked To Airport Site

From Saturday to Monday, Skyport will be unloading materials at Marginal Wharf and trucking them to the airport redevelopment site, and  traffic control will be implemented and intermittent stoppages will occur. A spokesperson said, “From Saturday, April 27 to Monday, April 29, between the hours of 7am and 10pm, we will be unloading materials at... Read more of this article

Medical Emergency Diverts Caribbean Airlines

Medical Emergency Diverts Caribbean Airlines

Caribbean Airlines flight 600 made a medical diversion this afternoon [April 21] after a passenger fell ill, landing at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport at approximately 6.00pm.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and airport officials met the plane at the main terminal where the sick passenger was transferred to an ambulance and transported... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Interns In Toronto

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Interns In Toronto

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the internship in Toronto. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Earlier this year, two Bermudian Public Works employees embarked on an amazing internship... Read more of this article

Air Freight Terminal Lunchtime Closure Hours

Air Freight Terminal Lunchtime Closure Hours

The Air Freight Terminal will be closed from 12:30pm and 1:30 pm daily beginning on April 15th until further notice, the Government said this evening. A Government spokesperson said, “Beginning on Monday 15th April 2019, and until further notice, the Customs Department advises that the Air Freight Terminal will be closed between the hours of 12:30... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights The New Apron

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights The New Apron

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the new apron. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “If you’ve driven by the site of the airport redevelopment project recently, you’ve seen all the changes.... Read more of this article

Diverted Private Plane Lands Safely At Airport

Diverted Private Plane Lands Safely At Airport

Emergency services responded to the L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [March 24] after a Canadair Challenger [twin-jet] aircraft diverted to the island after experiencing an issue with one of its engines.The plane landed safely and made its way to the private plane facility at Southside. The plane departed New Castle Airport in Wilmington,... Read more of this article

No Fly Zones For Drones At Westgate & Airport

No Fly Zones For Drones At Westgate & Airport

As is prudent to ensure the safety of the air space around the airport and as there have been at least three drone sightings at Westgate and there is a suspicion they are attempting to drop contraband for inmates to collect, a direction was issued that declares a no-fly zone for drones surrounding the airport, Prospect Police Compound and at Westgate. This... Read more of this article

Update After Mass Rescue Operations Workshop

Update After Mass Rescue Operations Workshop

In February, members from the Ministry of National Security’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation [DRRM] unit, and the Department of Marine and Ports, returned from a 3 day workshop on Mass Rescue Operations held in Miami. A spokesperson said, “The workshop was run by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency [MCA] as part of its Overseas Territories... Read more of this article

Weather Radar System Being Upgraded

Weather Radar System Being Upgraded

The Bermuda Airport Authority is upgrading the Bermuda weather radar system. “Installation of the new equipment will involve the dismantling of the existing system beginning March 31, 2019. The new, upgraded weather radar system is planned to be operational in time for the height of Bermuda’s hurricane season,” a spokesperson said. “During... Read more of this article

Drones: No-Fly Zones Over Westgate, Police HQ

Drones: No-Fly Zones Over Westgate, Police HQ

[Updated with maps] Following at least three incidents involving drones over Westgate Correctional Facility, officials have issued new directions for the flying of drones, with restricted fly zones over Westgate, Police Headquarters at Prospect, and an update to the no-fly zone at the airport. The BCAA said, “As of March 15th 2019, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Tech Savvy Travel

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Tech Savvy Travel

Skyport has released their latest ‘Taking Off’ video, with this episode highlighting the fact that passengers can now show their boarding pass on a mobile device before entering the US Customs and Border Protection area and when clearing security instead of using the printed copy. Speaking in the this episode, host Mikaela Pearman said, “The security... Read more of this article