Hashtag: #Airlines

Video: Delta Airlines Flight Lands In Bermuda

Video: Delta Airlines Flight Lands In Bermuda

A Delta airlines flight — the first commercial flight from the United States since March –  landed at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [July 6], marking the second commercial flight to land in Bermuda since the airport fully re-opened earlier this month. The first commercial flight this month, an Air Canada, landed on July... Read more of this article

Video: First Commercial Airline Flight Arrives

Video: First Commercial Airline Flight Arrives

[Updated with video] After a suspension of commercial flights for more than three months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the island is set to welcome an Air Canada flight today [July 2], with a number of safety protocols in place, including testing passengers for Covid-19. While cargo, charter and private planes have been arriving, the airport has been... Read more of this article

Premier Responds To Petition About U​.​S Flights

Premier Responds To Petition About U​.​S Flights

Following the launch of a petition calling for the Government to not allow flights from the U​SA due to their high rates of Covid-19, Premier David Burt has responded saying that “our testing requirements for visitors are the most stringent in the world and are designed to keep our residents and visitors safe” and “it is vital that... Read more of this article

Minister: 61.7% Reduction In Air Capacity In 2020

Minister: 61.7% Reduction In Air Capacity In 2020

“On average, as a result of the pandemic, Bermuda will experience a 61.7% reduction in air capacity in 2020, when compared with 2019,” Minister Zane DeSilva said. Speaking at last night’s [June 25] press briefing, Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva said, “When regularly scheduled commercial flights resume in July,... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Airport Reopening

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Airport Reopening

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 LF Wade International Airport re-opening July 1st. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “With the airport re-opening July 1st, Covid-19 prevention measures... Read more of this article

Covid-19 Prevention Measures At Airport

Covid-19 Prevention Measures At Airport

As the L.F. Wade International Airport prepares to reopen for commercial flights in July, Skyport provided information on the Covid-19 prevention measures that will be in place for all arriving and departing passengers. While cargo, charter and private planes have been arriving, the airport has been closed to regularly scheduled commercial airlines... Read more of this article

Flight Schedule For July: Delta, Air Canada & BA

Flight Schedule For July: Delta, Air Canada & BA

With commercial flights in and out of Bermuda set to resume next month, the island can expect daily Delta flights effective July 6, once a week Air Canada flights from July 2, and twice a week flights from British Airways effective July 17. This is according to a flight schedule on the Skyport website, which notes that the schedule is subject to change. The... Read more of this article

“Resume Commercial Flights On 1 July 2020″

“Resume Commercial Flights On 1 July 2020″

“The decision has been made to resume commercial flights on 1 July 2020,” Minister Zane DeSilva said, adding that there will be a number of  ”protocols and requirements that will be put in place to secure Bermuda and her people from the spread of Covid-19.” Minister Zane DeSilva’s Statement: Speaking at last night’s... Read more of this article

BCAA Approves Longtail Aviation Cargo Plane

BCAA Approves Longtail Aviation Cargo Plane

The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] announced it has approved the addition of a B747-400F Freighter to Longtail Aviation’s fleet. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] announced the addition of a B747-400F Freighter to Longtail Aviation’s fleet and the Bermuda Aircraft Registry following approval and issuance... Read more of this article

Charter Flight To/From New Jersey On June 12

Charter Flight To/From New Jersey On June 12

[Updated] The U.S. Consulate has advised that there will be charter flight to and from New Jersey on Friday, June 12th, with seats available on both flights at a cost of $1,812.50 per seat. The US Consulate tweeted: “Upcoming flight to the United States. A chartered flight will be traveling from the United States to Bermuda, and back to Teterboro,... Read more of this article

Friday’s Flight From Toronto Is “Almost Full”

Friday’s Flight From Toronto Is “Almost Full”

The flight to Bermuda which is scheduled to depart from Toronto on Friday, June 5th is “almost full,” Minister Zane DeSilva said, adding that “Travel Edge has been able to charter a larger plane which is able to accommodate more residents.” Speaking at last night’s [June 1] press briefing, Minister of Tourism and Transport... Read more of this article

Report: Airlines Want To Prioritise 45 Countries

Report: Airlines Want To Prioritise 45 Countries

Bermuda has been reportedly been included in the list of 45 countries that airline companies operating in the UK — including British Airways, Easyjet, and Virgin Atlantic — want to “prioritise for quarantine-free air bridges.” British Airways generally serves Bermuda — the only airline service the island has to the UK/Europe... Read more of this article

Aircraft Registry Significantly Reduces CofA Fees

Aircraft Registry Significantly Reduces CofA Fees

The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority announced that the Certificate of Airworthiness fees for corporate and general aviation aircraft have been reduced by approximately 40%. The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] website said, “Our Certificate of Airworthiness [CofA] fees for corporate and general aviation aircraft have been reduced. Following... Read more of this article