A new Bermuda-based all-business-class airline has launched with year-round service between the island and the United States.
BermudAir has three inaugural routes between Bermuda L.F. Wade International Airport (BDA): to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS); Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL); and Westchester County Airport (HPN), located near New York City.
Service connecting BDA to BOS and HPN commences on August 31, with service to FLL beginning on September 22.
These new direct services offer travellers from these East Coast cities and surrounding areas greater access to Bermuda, offering a premium travel option with flight times of around two hours.
“We are excited to launch BermudAir as Bermuda’s first carrier, maintaining our commitment to start filling seasonal service gaps and establish frequency of service to and from the island this fall,” said BermudAir founder and CEO Adam Scott.
“Our mission to elevate the travel experience for everyone and provide well-timed, traveller-centric, stress-free flights on these new routes is just the beginning.
“Establishing this year-round service is a first step in our journey to redefine the travel experience and we look forward to rolling out our phased introduction of BermudAir’s Aisle Class.”
The phased introduction will see BermudAir’s Embraer E175 aircraft begin service with a standard 88-seat configuration.
Only 44 seats will be sold for each flight – all with both window and aisle access – and flights include free Wi-Fi and entertainment, plus at least one complimentary checked bag.
Following delivery of customised seating suites on November 1, 2023, BermudAir will introduce aisle class, a seating concept that the carrier said “eliminates the aisle vs. window seat dilemma”.
From November, BermudAir’s E175s will be configured with just 30 seats.
“We are very happy to welcome BermudAir as Bermuda’s first carrier, as they work toward setting a new standard for travel,” said Wayne Furbert, minister of transport.
“This partnership represents an exciting milestone for our island, as it enhances connectivity and strengthens our position as a premier destination. With BermudAir’s commitment to providing convenient connections, we anticipate a significant boost to our tourism market.”
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