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Man Arrested After Fleeing Airport Customs Area

Man Arrested After Fleeing Airport Customs Area

A man, believed to be a 37-year-old visitor to the island, was arrested after he “fled on foot from the local Customs area for arriving passengers inside the airport,” and he remains in police custody “on suspicion of drug importation,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:10pm Tuesday, July 10th... Read more of this article

Construction Continues At Existing Terminal

Construction Continues At Existing Terminal

“Temporary drop off points to the LF Wade International Airport will remain outside of Café Boulevard through next week as ongoing construction continues,” Skyport said. A Skyport spokesperson said, “The temporary drop off points went into effect on Monday as a result of mechanical upgrades on the terminal, which began last month with the installation... Read more of this article

Contracts Awarded For New Passenger Terminal

Contracts Awarded For New Passenger Terminal

Three Bermuda companies and three overseas companies have been awarded contracts to work on the new passenger terminal building, Skyport said today. Local companies Greymane Contracting, Correia Construction, and Sea Link Construction have been awarded contracts, along with Foursite Drywall of Canada, Apex Industries of Canada, and Fish Construction... Read more of this article

Airport Drop-Off Location To Temporarily Change

Airport Drop-Off Location To Temporarily Change

Drop-off points at the LF Wade International Airport will change for the next week due to construction at the existing terminal, Skyport said, adding that , drop off points “will move to the front of Café Boulevard beside the short-term parking lot.” A spokesperson said, “Drop-off points at the LF Wade International Airport will... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Features New Duty-Free Shop

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Features New Duty-Free Shop

Skyport has released the thirteenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting the new “walk-through” duty-free shopping concept at the LF Wade International Airport. Speaking in the thirteenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Skyport... Read more of this article

New Bermuda Duty-Free Store Opens At Airport

New Bermuda Duty-Free Store Opens At Airport

Bermuda Skyport launched a new “walk-through” duty-free shopping concept at the LF Wade International Airport. The new 3,500 ft2 duty-free shop occupies a central position in the US Departures Lounge and features more open access, a wider inventory and a focus on Bermudian products. Bermuda Duty-Free, owned and operated by Gosling’s, officially... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

JetBlue Flight Diverts For Medical Emergency

A JetBlue flight diverted to Bermuda this morning [June 12] after a passenger on board took ill. The plane landed safely at approximately 12.00pm. JetBlue flight #861 had departed Boston Logan International Airport this morning and was on route to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel... Read more of this article

Skyport: Partial Power Outage, No Flight Delays

Skyport: Partial Power Outage, No Flight Delays

LF Wade International Airport experienced a partial power outage this afternoon [June 1] before a BELCO crew arrived on site and restored the power at 2:50pm. Skyport President Aaron Adderley said, “The LF Wade International Airport experienced a partial power outage at around 1:07pm, resulting in the loss of primary lighting and air conditioning... Read more of this article

Fire Service Clean Spill At Private Plane Facility

Fire Service Clean Spill At Private Plane Facility

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended a spill this afternoon [May 28] at L.F. Wade International Airport’s Apron 4 near the private plane facility. Skyport representatives could also be seen at the scene.The spill was covered with an absorbent material then swept up into containers. The scent of fuel could be detected... Read more of this article

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