All communication with respect to Aerodrome Certification and Air Traffic Control (Operation and Engineering) is to be directed to Aerodromes@bcaa.bm.
It is important that aircraft operators and ATS adhere to filed flight plans unless there are safety reasons.
There can be strong incentives for pilots to try to recover delays or save costs by choosing another route or lower/higher altitude. However, if too many flights do this, the entire network planning is at risk, thus resulting in further delays in the whole system including airports and potentially also in increased safety risks.
ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATORS FLYING IFR TO NICE WILL HAVE TO COMPLY WITH THE RNP APCH NAVIGATION SPECIFICATION, AND THUS BE CAPABLE OF FLYING PBN (PERFORMANCE BASED NAVIGATION) APPROACHES PUBLISHED ON CHARTS UNDER THE NAME “RNAV(GNSS)” (AT LEAST LNAV MINIMA)
As of March 15th 2019, the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) have issued new Directions in accordance with the Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order under Article 68 to include restricted fly zones over Westgate Correctional Facility, Police Headquarters at Prospect, and an update to the no-fly zone at L.F Wade International Airport.
This Direction is made in the public interest following the accident of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Model 737-8 (737 MAX) aircraft on 10 March 2019.
The Bermuda C.A.A. has been advised that the General Civil Aviation Authority of the United Arab Emirates (GACA) has introduced Alcohol testing as part of its Ramp Inspections programme. Details are available in GACA Safety Decision 2018-02.