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Skyport Release Flight Schedule For March

Skyport Release Flight Schedule For March

Skyport released the flight schedule for March 2021, noting that “Delta will now operate 3x weekly flights to JFK; up from 2x weekly, JetBlue restarts BOS from 28th March and British Airways switches to London Heathrow flights from 30th March.” “Please visit Skyport’s website over the course of the month to check for changes... Read more of this article

Video: BTA On Miami To Charlotte Flight Change

Video: BTA On Miami To Charlotte Flight Change

Following the news that American Airlines will move their direct flight to Bermuda from Miami to Charlotte, the BTA said that this is “good news for leisure travellers” as “it’s all about connectivity,” and “Charlotte offers better US domestic connections.” The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said, “The AA... Read more of this article

Longtail Aviation ‘Inflight Emergency’ In Europe

Longtail Aviation ‘Inflight Emergency’ In Europe

An airplane operated by Longtail Aviation, a Bermuda based company, had an “inflight emergency” today [Feb 20] in the Netherlands. A spokesperson said, “An airplane operated by Longtail Aviation underwent an inflight emergency at about 1610 [local time] in The Netherlands. The aircraft, a Boeing 747-400 freighter with Bermuda registration... Read more of this article

BCAA Will Allow Flights Of Boeing 737 MAX

BCAA Will Allow Flights Of Boeing 737 MAX

The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] announced that it will allow flights of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to Bermuda and also permit the operation of the aircraft type on the Bermuda Aircraft Registry. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] has today announced that it will allow flights of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to... Read more of this article

Air Canada ‘Temporarily Suspending Flights’

Air Canada ‘Temporarily Suspending Flights’

Air Canada is temporarily suspending flights to Mexican and Caribbean destinations for 90 days in response to ongoing Covid-19 concerns, A statement from the company said, “Air Canada today said that, beginning January 31, it is temporarily suspending flights to Mexican and Caribbean destinations for 90 days in response to ongoing COVID-19 concerns,... Read more of this article

BA Flight With Vaccines Delayed By 24 Hours

BA Flight With Vaccines Delayed By 24 Hours

The British Airways flight — which is scheduled to be carrying 19,500 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine – will be delayed by 24 hours due to the expected high winds tomorrow. In an online post, Skyport said, “Please note that due to the weather forecast for tomorrow, the British Airways flight due to arrive tomorrow evening, January 28... Read more of this article

2020 Air Passenger Traffic Down Nearly 80%

2020 Air Passenger Traffic Down Nearly 80%

Total passenger traffic at Bermuda’s airport for 2020 was down nearly 80% versus 2019 and “is not expected to begin showing signs of recovery until the second half of 2021 and into 2022,” Skyport said. Skyport said, “As with recent announcements by Air Canada and British Airways, airlines continue to make difficult decisions... Read more of this article

London Office Issue Advisory About Covid Tests

London Office Issue Advisory About Covid Tests

The London Office issued an advisory that all international arrivals to England, including those travelling from Bermuda, will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours prior to departure from early next week. A Government spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government, London Office is issuing the following travel advisory. “Travel... Read more of this article

Charter Flights Between Bermuda And Azores

Charter Flights Between Bermuda And Azores

Skyport said they are “encouraged to see charter flights” between Bermuda and the Azores, and said “the local charter organizers have done a fantastic job in planting the seeds as a successful charter operation” and they will “keep an eye out on the flight’s performance to see whether it is something we can build upon.” A... Read more of this article

Video: Air Canada Welcomed With Water Salute

Video: Air Canada Welcomed With Water Salute

The Air Canada flight from Toronto was welcomed with a water cannon salute as it landed in Bermuda on Friday. A spokesperson said, “On Friday, we welcomed Air Canada from Toronto with a water cannon salute for the first time it taxied up to Bermuda’s new passenger terminal building.” Related StoriesPhotos: Trial... Read more of this article

Airline Alliances Encourage Testing Protocols

Airline Alliances Encourage Testing Protocols

Three global airline alliances –  oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance — have urged governments worldwide to implement “guidelines for passenger testing protocols, as well as the adoption of digital health pass technology, so air travel may safely resume.” The alliances, which include 58 member airlines — including most... Read more of this article

Photos: Trial With BA Plane At New Terminal

Photos: Trial With BA Plane At New Terminal

Skyport, British Airways and other airport stakeholders “successfully executed a trial at the new passenger terminal building.” A spokesperson said, “Skyport, in collaboration with British Airways, and many other airport stakeholders successfully executed a trial at the new passenger terminal building using a Boeing 777, the largest commercial... Read more of this article

Outlier Offers Private Jet Flights To Bermuda

Outlier Offers Private Jet Flights To Bermuda

Outlier Jets have launched a new private jet offering to Bermuda in collaboration with Rosewood Bermuda, with prices for round trip private jet transportation from major U.S. cities to Bermuda starting at $19,500. The company said, “Outlier Jets, a leading private aviation company offering individuals and corporations access to private aircraft... Read more of this article