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Travel Testing Requirements End On Tuesday

Travel Testing Requirements End On Tuesday

The “requirement for pre-arrival or pre-departure testing, arrival testing, and day 4 testing for all travellers will end” as of tomorrow [Oct 25]. The Government, who previously announced this, posted the reminder graphic below, saying, “As of 25 October 2022, the requirement for pre-arrival or pre-departure testing, arrival testing,... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister Weeks Visits Firefighters

Photos: Minister Weeks Visits Firefighters

The Minister of National Security Michael Weeks recently visited the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service’s airport operations division and Clearwater station recently, where he spent time with firefighters to hear about their work and to see them in action. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister also used the opportunity to meet with the... Read more of this article

International Day Of The Air Traffic Controller

International Day Of The Air Traffic Controller

The Bermuda Airport Authority celebrated the International Day of the Air Traffic Controller on October 20th, noting that this ”particular milestone is significant for a few reasons.” Bermuda Airport Authority CEO, Lester Nelson said, “This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Bermuda Airport Authority, and our provision of Air Traffic... Read more of this article

Minister Weeks On Firefighters, Airport & More

Minister Weeks On Firefighters, Airport & More

The cost of the 35 overseas firefighters “through to the end of March is anticipated to be approximately $2.75 million,” Minister of National Security Michael Weeks said, adding that the overseas firefighters allow us to “maintain uninterrupted flight operations at the airport” and “eleven local persons are being hired... Read more of this article

Bermuda Airport Available For Flight Simulator

Bermuda Airport Available For Flight Simulator

Players of Microsoft’s popular Flight Simulator software can now virtually visit Bermuda, with two companies releasing add-ons for the game that feature L.F. Wade International Airport. Regarding the Bermuda add-on released by company FeelThere, the Sim Market website said, “L.F. Wade International Airport [IATA: BDA, ICAO: TXKF], formerly named... Read more of this article

Ministry On Diverted American Airlines Flight

Ministry On Diverted American Airlines Flight

[Updated] Following overseas media reports claiming that passengers on a diverted flight “were not allowed to leave the airport due to Bermuda’s Covid-19 requirements,” local officials said that ”Covid-19 regulations did not in any way prevent American Airlines from taking steps to better accommodate its passengers today.” The... Read more of this article

BCAA Notice About Sanctions/Russian Aircraft

BCAA Notice About Sanctions/Russian Aircraft

The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] issued an advisory relating to the handling of Russian aircraft as it relates to the sanctions imposed due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The UK joined numerous other allies around the world such as the US, Canada, Switzerland and the EU in imposing the sweeping sanctions against Russia, and all the British... Read more of this article

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For September

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For September

Skyport released the airline flight schedule for September 2022, with British Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Airlines, and SATA Azores International all scheduled to serve Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “On behalf of Skyport, the confirmed commercial flight schedule for September, noting the following highlights: Evening... Read more of this article

Minister: $3.4 Million MRG Payment To Skyport

Minister: $3.4 Million MRG Payment To Skyport

The Government’s latest Minimum Revenue Guarantee [MRG] payment to Skyport was just over $3.4 million, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said in the House of Assembly today [July 15], adding that “to date we have made seven MRG payments to Skyport totalling $47,392,811.82.” The Minister’s full statement follows below: Mr. Speaker,... Read more of this article

Minister On Temporary Overseas Firefighters

Minister On Temporary Overseas Firefighters

Minister of National Security Michael Weeks provided some additional information on the plans to hire temporary overseas firefighters to provide coverage at L.F. Wade International Airport. This follows after the Minister’s statement in Parliament on Friday which said that in order to meet an increased amount of certified aircraft rescue firefighters... Read more of this article

Ten Overseas Firefighters To Assist At Airport

Ten Overseas Firefighters To Assist At Airport

In order to meet an increased amount of certified aircraft rescue firefighters needed per crew at the airport, the Government has “sourced ten 10 suitably qualified firefighters to come to Bermuda in July, initially for 3 months,” Minister of National Security Michael Weeks said, explaining that it is a “temporary measure”... Read more of this article

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For July

Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For July

Skyport released the airline flight schedule for July 2022, with American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, SATA Azores International, Delta Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines all scheduled to serve Bermuda. The schedule is below [PDF here]: Related Stories Skyport Releases Flight Schedule For September Skyport Releases Flight Schedule... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Aircraft In Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Aircraft In Bermuda

A military aircraft was recently in Bermuda, with a support aircraft travelling to the island with supplies. The 403rd Wing website says, “The C-130J is the newest generation of the C-130 Hercules which primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime... Read more of this article