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Video: SATA Azores Flight Lands In Bermuda

Video: SATA Azores Flight Lands In Bermuda

A SATA Azores Airlines flight landed in Bermuda yesterday [June 13], marking the first of a series of SATA charter flights that will visit Bermuda until September 2021. Speaking in the House of Assembly today earlier this month, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, “This direct route will increase opportunities for inbound tourism and for Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

A Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft paid a visit to Bermuda yesterday [June 10], stopping by the LF Wade International Airport in the afternoon.The Government of Canada website says, “The CC-177 Globemaster III strategic airlifter transports troops, cargo and oversized combat equipment. Rapid, reliable and flexible, it is equipped with advanced... Read more of this article

“This Is A Significant Milestone For Bermuda”

“This Is A Significant Milestone For Bermuda”

“This is a significant milestone for Bermuda, particularly from a cultural and heritage standpoint,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets said in reference to SATA Azores Airlines launching air service between Bermuda and the Azores. A Government spokesperson said, “Today the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr.... Read more of this article

Minister: Series Of Charter Flights To Azores

Minister: Series Of Charter Flights To Azores

On June 13th, Bermuda will welcome SATA Azores Airlines, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, adding that “this flight will be the first in a series of SATA charter flights until September 2021.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 4], the Minister said, “This direct route will increase opportunities for inbound tourism... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Walk Through The New Airport

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Walk Through The New Airport

Skyport has released the latest episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport, with this episode  walking you through what to expect at the new airport terminal. Speaking in the episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “If you’re anything like me, getting on a plane and traveling off the island has been... Read more of this article

Skyport Release Flight Schedule For June

Skyport Release Flight Schedule For June

Skyport released the flight schedule for June 2021, noting the following changes:AA – Miami starts 5th June [Saturdays only] AA – Philadelphia starts 5th June [Saturdays only] AA – LaGuardia starts 26th June [Saturdays only] AA – Charlotte daily from 3rd June JetBlue – New York daily from 1st June JetBlue – Boston daily 9th JuneThe... Read more of this article

Photos: US Air Force Visits Bermuda’s Airport

Photos: US Air Force Visits Bermuda’s Airport

An American military aircraft recently visited the island, with the United States Air Force [USAF] C-130 Hercules touching down in Bermuda on Thursday and departing on Friday. The aircraft had the words ‘St Joseph’ and ‘Missouri Air Guard’ on it, so it appears to be connected with the 139th Airlift Wing located at Rosecrans Air... Read more of this article

Minister: No Overpayments By Airport Authority

Minister: No Overpayments By Airport Authority

“There have been no overpayments by the Bermuda Airport Authority because the Airport Authority’s officers undertake extensive due diligence prior to advising me when an Minimum Revenue Guarantee payment is due,” Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [May 7], Minister Scott said, “Much... Read more of this article

Flight Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

Flight Diverts Due To Medical Emergency

On April 23, a Jet Blue airlines flight diverted to Bermuda due to a medical emergency onboard. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Friday 23rd April, 12:34 am – A Jet Blue airlines flight diverted to Bermuda due to a medical emergency onboard. “As the airport was closed RCC Bermuda contacted essential personnel and... Read more of this article

“We’ve Had To Pay A Total Of Over $20M”

“We’ve Had To Pay A Total Of Over $20M”

[Updated] “Thanks to the OBA passing the bad airport deal, they forced the government into a contractual obligation,” PLP MP Neville Tyrrell said, adding that ”we’ve had to pay a total of over $20m into a bank account of a wealthy international company since the onset of the pandemic.” PLP MP Neville Tyrrell Mr Tyrrell... Read more of this article

Skyport Release Flight Schedule For May

Skyport Release Flight Schedule For May

Skyport released the airline flight schedule for May 2021, with American Airlines, United Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue, and Delta all scheduled to serve Bermuda. The schedule is below [PDF here] Related StoriesSkyport Release Flight Schedule For June Skyport Release Flight Schedule For March Video: BTA On Miami To Charlotte... Read more of this article

Skyport & Somers Isle Trading Win DFNI Award

Skyport & Somers Isle Trading Win DFNI Award

Skyport and Somers Isle Trading Company won the 2021 DFNI Award for “Airport in the Americas with the Most Supportive Approach to Retail.” A spokesperson said, “An elevated retail experience in the new passenger terminal building of the LF Wade International Airport has won a coveted award. Skyport and Somers Isle Trading Company have won the... Read more of this article

Video: Jet Departs Bermuda For Fort Myers

Video: Jet Departs Bermuda For Fort Myers

A video posted on YouTube by user Brandon Parks Flying documents a Legacy 500 flight from Bermuda to Fort Myers, Florida, with the video showing an aerial view of the island as the jet takes flight toward the U.S.The video has garnered nearly 1000 views since being shared with the YouTube channel’s 860+ subscribers on Wednesday [March 31]. Related... Read more of this article