Both Delta And WestJet Flights Cancelled

March 22, 2020

[Updated] The Ministry of Tourism and Transport advised the that “due to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s [FAA] New York Air Traffic Control Center temporarily suspending aircraft approach and departure control services, air traffic is presently unable to operate in Bermuda’s airspace.”

“This service, which is essential for flights to safely arrive and depart from Bermuda, has resulted in the cancellation of today’s Delta Air Lines and WestJet flights, departing for Bermuda from Atlanta and Toronto respectively, being cancelled.” a government spokesperson said.

“It must be noted that Bermuda’s air traffic control services, provided by the Airport Authority, are 100% operational. However, in order for flights to depart for Bermuda, both services must be in operation. Further updates will be provided as they are available.”

In addition, Skyport’s latest website update said, “The Delta flight scheduled for Sunday, March 22 has been cancelled along with the WestJet flight to Toronto. All other commercial flights in and out of Bermuda are suspended for two weeks as of 11:59pm Friday, March 20, 2020.”

Update 4.27pm: The U.S. Consulate said, “Today’s Delta flight has been cancelled; it has not been postponed or rescheduled. The Consulate is unaware of any additional flights being added at this time. We suggest that individuals monitor airline websites and Skyport for developing information.”

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  1. Red rose says:

    Ok. So this is being rescheduled?

  2. Must Be The Top Priority says:

    I understand that respirators are what saves lives when older individuals get infected with Covid 19.
    I further understand that Bermuda has a total of 9
    On the island that are functioning.
    Additionally, according to Dr Richmond, we need trained personnel to operated respirators effectively.
    This must be our urgent priority to acquire additional respirators and be informed as the public.
    Let’s move Government…
    Trump just announced that 186,000
    Additional respirators are being shipped to New York City.
    Do what is ever necessary to make this happen urgently.
    Pay whatever needs to be paid.
    Inform is now